CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE - ALICE, TX

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Addresss:
2500 E MAIN STREET
ALICE, TX, 78332
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (361) 661-8016

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 47.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 108.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.50
Residents (Physicians) : 22.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 73
Total Certified: 73
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 8
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 16

Provided Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
Texas:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
State:

98.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

20
State:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

68.0%
State:

97.4%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
Texas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

94.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

94.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

88.0%
Texas:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

84.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

90.0%
Texas:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

62.0%
Texas:

95.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

80.0%
Texas:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Texas:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

24.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
Texas:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.7%
Texas:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.2%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.7%
Texas:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.9%
Texas:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.8%
State:

18.0%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

51.300%
Texas:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.200%
State:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.540%
Texas:

0.250%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.029%
Texas:

0.110%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

4.700%
State:

2.420%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,434
Texas:

$37,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,470
State:

$7,756
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.75%
State:

0.50%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,503
State:

$56,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,050
Texas:

$12,129
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.60%
State:

0.85%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,689
Texas:

$21,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,166
Texas:

$3,893
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

3.94%
State:

0.32%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,360
Texas:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,464
Texas:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.64%
State:

2.13%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,850
Texas:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,987
Texas:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.21%
State:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,899
Texas:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,287
Texas:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.77%
Texas:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,231
State:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,418
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

5.83%
Texas:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,148
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,805
State:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.75%
State:

1.59%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,578
State:

$41,312
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,741
Texas:

$7,361
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.06%
Texas:

1.54%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,762
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,896
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.35%
Texas:

3.07%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,774
Texas:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,580
State:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.60%
State:

1.83%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,729
Texas:

$28,958
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,945
Texas:

$6,052
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.77%
Texas:

0.64%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,589
Texas:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,560
Texas:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

5.83%
Texas:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,107
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,184
Texas:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

6.71%
Texas:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,579
State:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,545
State:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.75%
Texas:

1.18%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,608
State:

$34,831
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,358
Texas:

$7,778
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

6.56%
Texas:

1.15%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,374
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,311
Texas:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 77
Here:

11.22%
State:

3.62%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$77,945
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,047
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

6.27%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,545
State:

$68,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,640
State:

$16,870
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.75%
State:

0.71%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,064
Texas:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,756
Texas:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.50%
State:

2.39%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,818
Texas:

$18,853
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,332
State:

$4,333
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.60%
Texas:

0.28%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,368
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,585
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.06%
Texas:

1.52%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,319
Texas:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,371
Texas:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.75%
State:

4.83%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,204
State:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,438
Texas:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 75
This Hospital:

10.93%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,009
State:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,798
Texas:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.06%
Texas:

1.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,582
State:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,789
Texas:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.06%
Texas:

1.33%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,125
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,895
Texas:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.90%
State:

1.55%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 14%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
Texas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
Texas:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Texas:

72%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
Texas:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

10%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Texas:

64%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
Texas:

73%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

67%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

81%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

19%
State:

17%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

15%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
State:

21%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

9%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
State:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
Texas:

72%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.392%
Texas:

0.614%

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