DECATUR GENERAL HOSPITAL - DECATUR, AL

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Addresss:
1201 7TH STREET SE
DECATUR, AL, 35609
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 341-2000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 37.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 319.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 746.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 18.00
Dieticians : 2.50
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 6.00
Registered Pharmacists : 12.00
Respiratory Therapists : 29.00
Physicians : 6.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 337
Total Certified: 337
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 64

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

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.443%
Alabama:

0.715%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.590%
Alabama:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.295%
Alabama:

0.953%

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

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

$21,841
Alabama:

$44,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,985
State:

$10,733
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.58%
Alabama:

0.72%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,329
Alabama:

$8,867
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,481
Alabama:

$3,859
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.46%
State:

0.58%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,157
State:

$14,419
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,202
State:

$3,776
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.50%
State:

0.28%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,507
Alabama:

$20,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,627
State:

$5,159
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.16%
Alabama:

0.59%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,852
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,673
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.46%
State:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,905
State:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,574
State:

$7,187
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.96%
Alabama:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,434
Alabama:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,306
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,736
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,588
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

1.75%
Alabama:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,701
State:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,260
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.79%
State:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,814
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,355
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

2.45%
State:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,005
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,474
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

2.79%
State:

2.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,515
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,192
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.21%
Alabama:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,755
Alabama:

$50,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,969
Alabama:

$12,733
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.43%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,762
Alabama:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,870
Alabama:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.54%
State:

2.16%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,570
Alabama:

$24,311
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,581
State:

$5,341
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.50%
State:

0.40%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,116
Alabama:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,524
State:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.21%
Alabama:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,955
Alabama:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,407
Alabama:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.54%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,336
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,962
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

2.49%
Alabama:

4.04%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,235
State:

$29,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,677
State:

$5,857
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.12%
Alabama:

0.62%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,785
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,525
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

1.70%
State:

2.02%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,714
Alabama:

$42,426
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,282
State:

$10,354
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.91%
State:

0.59%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,842
State:

$22,804
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,034
State:

$5,453
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.00%
Alabama:

0.66%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,180
State:

$16,107
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,495
Alabama:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.67%
Alabama:

0.39%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,761
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,744
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

2.70%
Alabama:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,429
Alabama:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,333
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 113
Here:

4.70%
Alabama:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,039
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,846
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,027
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,002
Alabama:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

1.70%
Alabama:

1.17%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,373
Alabama:

$60,977
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,737
Alabama:

$17,188
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.67%
Alabama:

0.23%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,014
Alabama:

$141,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,683
State:

$33,156
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.50%
State:

0.37%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,198
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,292
State:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

1.91%
Alabama:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,147
State:

$45,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,477
State:

$11,295
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.04%
State:

0.89%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,871
Alabama:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,516
State:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

2.16%
Alabama:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,863
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,267
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

3.20%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,504
State:

$47,070
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,183
State:

$9,624
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.46%
State:

0.36%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,973
State:

$27,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,521
State:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.67%
State:

0.28%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,916
Alabama:

$81,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,372
Alabama:

$18,188
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.46%
State:

0.31%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,006
State:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,601
Alabama:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 163
Here:

6.78%
State:

5.91%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,284
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,195
State:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.96%
Alabama:

0.70%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,677
State:

$141,237
Average Total Payments
Here:

$28,417
Alabama:

$31,717
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.91%
Alabama:

0.49%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,897
State:

$26,286
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,123
State:

$6,809
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.25%
Alabama:

0.74%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,016
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,940
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.58%
State:

2.46%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,230
State:

$44,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,879
Alabama:

$11,495
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.54%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,187
Alabama:

$26,896
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,395
State:

$5,937
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.67%
Alabama:

0.54%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,006
State:

$37,568
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,390
Alabama:

$9,920
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.75%
State:

0.32%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,715
Alabama:

$59,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,487
State:

$13,986
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.46%
State:

0.56%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,136
Alabama:

$21,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,437
Alabama:

$5,783
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.71%
Alabama:

0.51%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,801
Alabama:

$41,181
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,053
State:

$9,214
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.83%
Alabama:

0.26%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,996
Alabama:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,790
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.46%
State:

0.52%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,931
Alabama:

$18,511
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,987
State:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 236
Here:

9.81%
State:

1.10%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,046
Alabama:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,297
State:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

2.87%
Alabama:

1.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,419
Alabama:

$35,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,887
Alabama:

$7,443
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.58%
Alabama:

0.32%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,156
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,320
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.08%
State:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,689
State:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,501
State:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

2.00%
Alabama:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,880
State:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,282
State:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

2.58%
Alabama:

1.34%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,021
State:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,830
State:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.50%
Alabama:

0.69%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,252
State:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,211
State:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

2.87%
Alabama:

0.98%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,916
Alabama:

$159,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$27,906
Alabama:

$31,972
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.50%
Alabama:

0.33%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,137
State:

$59,954
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,396
State:

$13,580
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.62%
Alabama:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,824
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,222
State:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 100
This Hospital:

4.16%
Alabama:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,391
Alabama:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,091
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,626
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,610
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,823
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,192
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

2.62%
State:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,788
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,888
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.83%
Alabama:

1.41%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,581
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,071
Alabama:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,105
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,079
Alabama:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.98%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

39.100%
Alabama:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

8.500%
State:

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

0.124%
Alabama:

0.208%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.042%
State:

0.046%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.500%
State:

6.875%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

0.300%
Alabama:

3.417%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

21%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Alabama:

24%
Always
Here:

69%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

22%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

75%
Alabama:

70%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

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

89.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
State:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

79.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

97.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
Alabama:

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

97.0%
Alabama:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.8%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.9%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.9%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.5%
Alabama:

19.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

21.0%
Alabama:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.2%
State:

18.6%

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