COOPER GREEN MERCY HOSPITAL - BIRMINGHAM, AL

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Addresss:
1515 6TH AVENUE SOUTH
BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35233
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (205) 930-3200

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: No

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 43.40
Registered Professional Nurses : 119.35
Other Salaried Personnel : 434.05
Dieticians : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 11.50
Respiratory Therapists : 9.00
Medical Social Workers : 7.00
Residents (Physicians) : 34.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 319
Total Certified: 319

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Average Medicare Payment

Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive w/o CC/MCC: $5,625
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive w MCC: $4,357
Heart failure and shock w/o CC/MCC: $4,670
Heart failure and shock w MCC: $9,482
Heart failure and shock w CC: $6,468
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w/o CC/MCC: $4,708
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w MCC: $8,457
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w CC: $57
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy w MCC: $83
Diabetes w MCC: $8,829
Chest Pain: $3,461
Extracranial procedures w CC: $10,110
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy w/o c.d.e. w/o CC/MCC: $7,315
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy w/o c.d.e. w CC: $10,719
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral w/o CC/MCC: $56
Major small and large bowel procedures w/o CC/MCC: $94
Major small and large bowel procedures w CC: $16,197
Major small and large bowel procedures w MCC: $33,646
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc w/o CC/MCC: $84
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures w/o CC/MCC: $7,257
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity w/o MCC: $12,987
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity w MCC: $21,426
Revision of hip or knee replacement w/o CC/MCC: $142
Revision of hip or knee replacement w CC: $19,947
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w/o CC/MCC: $8,525
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w MCC: $9,101
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w CC: $7,092
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy w/o CC/MCC: $5,494

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

76.0%
State:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

66.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

91.0%
Alabama:

95.0%

Surgery

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

95.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

85.0%
Alabama:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

96.0%
Alabama:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

86.0%
Alabama:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

93.0%
Alabama:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

84.0%
Alabama:

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

71.0%
State:

97.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.9%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

6.070%
Alabama:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.517%
State:

0.953%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

1.517%
State:

0.439%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

4.800%
Alabama:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.069%
Alabama:

0.208%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

8.200%
Alabama:

3.417%

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
This Hospital:

15%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

68%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
Here:

12%
Alabama:

11%
Always
Here:

84%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

26%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

30%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

63%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
Alabama:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

79%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

21%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

14%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

61%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

64%
State:

70%

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