COLUMBUS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - WHITEVILLE, NC

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Addresss:
500 JEFFERSON ST
WHITEVILLE, NC, 28472
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (910) 642-8011

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 132.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 368.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 6.25
Dieticians : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 9.50
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 166
Total Certified: 166

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,900
North Carolina:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,993
North Carolina:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.60%
North Carolina:

1.10%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,281
North Carolina:

$11,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,080
North Carolina:

$4,012
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.48%
State:

0.57%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,274
North Carolina:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,247
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.75%
North Carolina:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,349
North Carolina:

$22,422
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,753
North Carolina:

$8,780
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.10%
State:

1.07%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,445
North Carolina:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,732
North Carolina:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.26%
North Carolina:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,650
State:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,526
North Carolina:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.14%
State:

1.56%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,442
North Carolina:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,655
North Carolina:

$3,788
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.23%
State:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,653
State:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,440
North Carolina:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

1.97%
State:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,996
North Carolina:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,527
North Carolina:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

1.97%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,043
North Carolina:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,681
North Carolina:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.03%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,179
State:

$18,343
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,785
State:

$6,343
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.66%
State:

0.37%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,980
State:

$14,802
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,286
State:

$5,742
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.37%
State:

0.86%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,308
State:

$22,492
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,693
State:

$8,308
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.66%
North Carolina:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,866
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,839
North Carolina:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 99
Here:

5.42%
State:

3.29%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,737
State:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,820
State:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.97%
State:

2.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,838
State:

$30,201
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,185
North Carolina:

$12,281
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,762
State:

$13,258
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,665
State:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.99%
North Carolina:

0.38%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,099
State:

$16,501
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,233
North Carolina:

$6,542
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.26%
State:

0.62%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,794
State:

$12,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,389
State:

$4,533
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.66%
North Carolina:

0.46%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,767
North Carolina:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,472
State:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

3.50%
North Carolina:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,265
North Carolina:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,341
State:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

3.89%
North Carolina:

3.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,675
State:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,627
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.81%
North Carolina:

1.14%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,114
State:

$13,258
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,090
North Carolina:

$4,339
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.77%
North Carolina:

0.34%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,617
North Carolina:

$92,138
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,153
North Carolina:

$38,487
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.53%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,862
State:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,076
North Carolina:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.64%
North Carolina:

1.70%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,589
North Carolina:

$16,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,592
State:

$5,642
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.20%
North Carolina:

0.90%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,168
North Carolina:

$19,339
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,316
North Carolina:

$8,154
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.15%
North Carolina:

1.09%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,245
North Carolina:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,216
North Carolina:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

3.07%
State:

2.46%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,217
North Carolina:

$35,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,939
State:

$11,600
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.88%
North Carolina:

0.25%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,436
State:

$24,457
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,946
North Carolina:

$7,823
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.26%
North Carolina:

0.22%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,684
State:

$19,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,911
North Carolina:

$9,005
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.66%
North Carolina:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,005
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,771
North Carolina:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.03%
North Carolina:

6.15%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,124
State:

$48,047
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,764
State:

$18,338
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.71%
North Carolina:

0.71%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,284
State:

$94,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$34,466
North Carolina:

$37,641
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.10%
North Carolina:

0.50%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,879
State:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,572
State:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

1.96%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,554
North Carolina:

$52,462
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,681
North Carolina:

$17,477
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.77%
North Carolina:

0.41%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,172
State:

$16,496
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,605
State:

$6,846
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.82%
North Carolina:

0.47%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,673
State:

$12,337
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,677
North Carolina:

$4,767
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.60%
State:

0.17%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,885
North Carolina:

$13,125
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,190
State:

$4,359
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.77%
State:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,098
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,345
North Carolina:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 96
This Hospital:

5.26%
State:

1.96%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,923
North Carolina:

$18,944
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,439
North Carolina:

$7,213
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.88%
State:

0.57%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,666
State:

$22,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,175
North Carolina:

$9,162
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.04%
North Carolina:

0.41%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,351
State:

$14,717
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,218
North Carolina:

$5,673
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.19%
State:

1.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,712
North Carolina:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,946
North Carolina:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

2.96%
State:

2.38%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,972
State:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,443
North Carolina:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.42%
State:

1.71%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,184
State:

$11,357
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,369
State:

$4,583
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.66%
State:

0.30%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,563
State:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,055
State:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.37%
North Carolina:

0.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,513
North Carolina:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,013
State:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.93%
State:

1.35%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,760
State:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,029
North Carolina:

$16,101
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.71%
North Carolina:

0.98%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,966
State:

$16,903
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,042
North Carolina:

$5,529
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.77%
North Carolina:

0.57%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,308
North Carolina:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,981
State:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 84
This Hospital:

4.60%
State:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,729
North Carolina:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,458
State:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

3.34%
State:

1.78%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,750
North Carolina:

$13,822
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,561
State:

$4,799
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.75%
North Carolina:

0.58%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,726
State:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,614
North Carolina:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 77
This Hospital:

4.22%
North Carolina:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,954
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,521
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.86%
State:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,507
North Carolina:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,052
North Carolina:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.53%
State:

0.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,882
State:

$14,967
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,726
North Carolina:

$4,973
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.59%
State:

1.63%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,512
North Carolina:

$15,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,947
North Carolina:

$4,882
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.70%
North Carolina:

1.10%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

7
North Carolina:

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

93.0%
North Carolina:

96.2%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Here:

62
State:

66
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

26
State:

26

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

95.0%
North Carolina:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.2%

Surgery

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

96.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

93.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

99.0%
North Carolina:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

91.0%
North Carolina:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

55.0%
State:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.8%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.6%
North Carolina:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.6%
North Carolina:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.9%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.0%
North Carolina:

18.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.352%
North Carolina:

0.641%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.176%
North Carolina:

0.418%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

26.400%
State:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

3.300%
North Carolina:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.094%
State:

0.085%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.004%
State:

0.026%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.500%
North Carolina:

5.566%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

0.800%
State:

2.465%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
Here:

86%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
North Carolina:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

15%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

22%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
Here:

70%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

69%
North Carolina:

71%

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