CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL - TAZEWELL, TN

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Addresss:
1850 OLD KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY
TAZEWELL, TN, 37879
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (423) 626-4211

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 3 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 39.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 65.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 352.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 5.50
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 85
Total Certified: 85

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Complaint Deficiency

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

90.0%
Tennessee:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

90.0%
Tennessee:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

67.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

11
State:

6
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

65
Tennessee:

45
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

87.0%
State:

96.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

17.0%
Tennessee:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

64.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

50.0%
Tennessee:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
Tennessee:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

89.0%
Tennessee:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

86.0%
Tennessee:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

83.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

84.0%
Tennessee:

97.2%

Surgery

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

91.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

67.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

92.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

33.0%
State:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

96.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.0%
Tennessee:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.8%
Tennessee:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.5%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.6%
State:

20.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.8%
State:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.7%
Tennessee:

19.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.467%
State:

0.749%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.934%
Tennessee:

0.336%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

31.700%
State:

34.494%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.800%
State:

8.346%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.020%
Tennessee:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.005%
State:

0.080%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

6.200%
Tennessee:

3.454%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 45%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Tennessee:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
Tennessee:

13%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Tennessee:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
Tennessee:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Tennessee:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Tennessee:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

17%
Tennessee:

16%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

63%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

19%
Tennessee:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

33%
State:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
Tennessee:

66%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
State:

82%
No
Here:

16%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

13%
Tennessee:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

59%
Tennessee:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
State:

69%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

19.6%
Tennessee:

14.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

28.8%
Tennessee:

9.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

16.4%
State:

5.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

9.9%
State:

8.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Hospital:

9.1%
State:

4.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Hospital:

5.6%
Tennessee:

8.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Hospital:

10.4%
Tennessee:

3.7%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Hospital:

8.3%
Tennessee:

3.5%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

94.4%
Tennessee:

95.8%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

50.0%
Tennessee:

92.9%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

34.6%
State:

21.3%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

2.3%
Tennessee:

1.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

38.2%
State:

86.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

11.8%
State:

83.0%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

6.7%
State:

3.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

25.7%
Tennessee:

29.9%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,545
State:

$16,279
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,423
Tennessee:

$5,032
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.81%
Tennessee:

1.82%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,818
State:

$19,593
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,235
Tennessee:

$5,660
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.94%
Tennessee:

2.47%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,975
State:

$23,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,381
Tennessee:

$7,037
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

8.82%
Tennessee:

2.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,637
State:

$14,972
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,018
State:

$4,309
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

2.17%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,348
State:

$16,359
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,126
Tennessee:

$4,325
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

5.63%
State:

3.25%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,020
Tennessee:

$19,150
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,660
Tennessee:

$6,090
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

7.32%
State:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,458
Tennessee:

$29,962
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,851
State:

$8,869
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

4.88%
Tennessee:

2.69%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,188
State:

$14,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,886
State:

$4,108
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.75%
Tennessee:

1.28%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,943
Tennessee:

$15,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,390
State:

$4,583
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

4.88%
State:

3.34%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,477
State:

$48,672
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,102
State:

$13,186
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.44%
State:

5.32%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,043
Tennessee:

$24,119
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,259
State:

$7,153
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.06%
State:

0.78%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,349
State:

$14,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,978
Tennessee:

$4,148
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.63%
State:

2.15%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,175
Tennessee:

$26,754
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,368
Tennessee:

$7,625
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.63%
State:

1.78%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,285
Tennessee:

$27,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,514
State:

$8,368
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.63%
State:

0.93%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,349
State:

$40,945
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,998
Tennessee:

$11,818
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.06%
Tennessee:

1.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,808
Tennessee:

$38,065
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,273
State:

$11,398
Number of discharges: 89
Here:

16.70%
Tennessee:

4.50%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,105
Tennessee:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,919
State:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

8.82%
Tennessee:

1.42%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,285
Tennessee:

$15,457
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,856
State:

$4,193
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.06%
State:

0.63%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,182
State:

$20,741
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,389
State:

$5,942
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

10.69%
Tennessee:

3.38%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,196
State:

$15,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,983
State:

$4,222
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.00%
State:

1.35%

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