DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER - DECATUR, GA

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Addresss:
2701 N DECATUR ROAD
DECATUR, GA, 30033
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (404) 501-1000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 53.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 456.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 1616.25
Dieticians : 3.50
Occupational Therapists : 3.50
Physical Therapists : 23.00
Registered Pharmacists : 16.00
Respiratory Therapists : 33.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 3.75
Physicians : 53.25
Medical Social Workers : 5.00
Physician Assistants : 7.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 451
Total Certified: 451
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 18
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 31

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) 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
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.243%
State:

0.689%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.243%
State:

0.572%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.081%
Georgia:

0.605%

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

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

$17,929
Georgia:

$27,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,492
Georgia:

$7,422
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.58%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,869
State:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,161
Georgia:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.79%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,684
Georgia:

$20,765
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,165
Georgia:

$5,039
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.66%
State:

0.30%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,558
Georgia:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,626
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

0.87%
State:

0.57%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,719
State:

$14,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,139
Georgia:

$4,045
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.37%
State:

0.27%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,689
Georgia:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,568
State:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.05%
Georgia:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,090
Georgia:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,090
State:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

0.69%
Georgia:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,453
Georgia:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,823
State:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

0.87%
Georgia:

1.39%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,807
Georgia:

$28,680
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,864
Georgia:

$9,118
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.32%
State:

0.23%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,107
State:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,554
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

0.92%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,909
Georgia:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,666
Georgia:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

1.56%
Georgia:

1.74%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,307
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,540
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

1.27%
State:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,511
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,819
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

1.61%
Georgia:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,460
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,838
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

1.08%
State:

1.80%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,548
Georgia:

$42,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,781
State:

$12,927
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.55%
State:

0.44%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,339
State:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,178
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

1.42%
State:

2.03%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,433
Georgia:

$20,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,769
Georgia:

$5,772
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.42%
Georgia:

0.25%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,496
State:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,171
State:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.53%
State:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,299
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,539
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

1.29%
Georgia:

0.77%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,325
State:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,847
Georgia:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.47%
Georgia:

0.21%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,605
State:

$17,671
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,282
Georgia:

$4,089
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
State:

0.16%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,023
State:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,862
State:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

0.70%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,956
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,831
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 119
Here:

3.14%
Georgia:

3.05%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,317
State:

$25,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,812
Georgia:

$6,385
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.58%
Georgia:

0.53%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,849
State:

$14,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,665
State:

$4,338
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.29%
State:

0.27%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,261
State:

$15,127
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,802
State:

$4,674
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.34%
Georgia:

0.11%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,520
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,872
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 102
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

2.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,894
State:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,692
Georgia:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

1.42%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,763
Georgia:

$15,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,764
Georgia:

$4,644
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.40%
Georgia:

0.45%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,385
State:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,243
Georgia:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,341
Georgia:

$14,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,211
Georgia:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.66%
Georgia:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,503
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,777
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 133
Here:

3.51%
Georgia:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,736
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,123
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 139
Here:

3.66%
Georgia:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,254
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,575
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.74%
Georgia:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,618
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,321
Georgia:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

1.19%
State:

1.11%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,419
Georgia:

$68,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,859
State:

$19,424
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.37%
State:

0.22%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,342
Georgia:

$36,424
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,583
State:

$9,460
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
Georgia:

0.36%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,064
State:

$15,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,391
State:

$3,940
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.66%
State:

0.28%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$83,385
Georgia:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
Here:

$37,817
Georgia:

$37,469
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.45%
Georgia:

0.57%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,046
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,797
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

1.24%
State:

1.73%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,373
Georgia:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,037
State:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

1.08%
Georgia:

0.93%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,099
State:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,423
State:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.40%
State:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,889
Georgia:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,980
State:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

0.87%
State:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,021
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,146
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 96
Here:

2.53%
Georgia:

3.08%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,006
Georgia:

$75,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,180
Georgia:

$20,611
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
Georgia:

0.48%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,702
State:

$27,148
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,218
State:

$7,980
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.50%
Georgia:

0.29%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,856
State:

$74,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,233
State:

$20,769
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.61%
State:

0.27%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,666
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,151
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 238
Here:

6.27%
Georgia:

5.88%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,772
Georgia:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,099
State:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

0.98%
State:

0.75%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$95,180
Georgia:

$122,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,607
State:

$36,337
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

0.76%
Georgia:

0.50%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,102
Georgia:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,475
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.47%
State:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,800
Georgia:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,507
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

1.79%
Georgia:

1.12%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,490
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,671
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 88
Here:

2.32%
Georgia:

2.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,324
State:

$19,554
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,497
Georgia:

$6,592
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.55%
State:

0.23%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,965
State:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,315
State:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 101
Here:

2.66%
State:

0.92%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,399
Georgia:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,656
Georgia:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

0.82%
Georgia:

0.56%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,069
State:

$39,055
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,677
Georgia:

$11,691
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
State:

0.24%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,414
Georgia:

$59,205
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,000
Georgia:

$16,082
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.50%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,484
State:

$64,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,507
State:

$20,678
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

1.40%
State:

0.70%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,084
Georgia:

$53,487
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,023
Georgia:

$13,057
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
State:

1.54%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,127
Georgia:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,456
Georgia:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

0.52%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,094
Georgia:

$12,300
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,462
Georgia:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

0.74%
Georgia:

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

$14,091
State:

$14,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,271
State:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.58%
Georgia:

0.39%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,066
Georgia:

$14,824
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,060
Georgia:

$6,605
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.66%
State:

0.62%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,761
Georgia:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,571
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

1.77%
State:

1.99%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,511
State:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,185
State:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.47%
Georgia:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,087
Georgia:

$28,741
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,291
State:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.63%
Georgia:

0.37%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,450
State:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,325
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 75
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,042
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,183
State:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 102
Here:

2.69%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,379
State:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,507
State:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 76
This Hospital:

2.00%
Georgia:

1.84%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,732
State:

$14,810
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,301
Georgia:

$4,436
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.37%
Georgia:

0.29%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,059
Georgia:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,943
State:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.55%
State:

0.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,634
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,544
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

1.77%
State:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$81,053
Georgia:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$33,751
State:

$35,973
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

0.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,472
Georgia:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,422
State:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,677
State:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,292
Georgia:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.05%
Georgia:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$106,309
State:

$138,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$43,572
Georgia:

$41,504
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.69%
Georgia:

0.34%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,412
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,896
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 159
Here:

4.19%
State:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,736
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,783
Georgia:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

1.59%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,940
Georgia:

$17,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,591
State:

$4,443
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.66%
Georgia:

0.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,858
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,756
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 98
This Hospital:

2.58%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,130
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,640
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

1.85%
Georgia:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,873
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,797
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

0.71%
Georgia:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$69,890
State:

$87,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,901
State:

$26,304
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.50%
Georgia:

1.23%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,897
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,804
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

1.87%
State:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,608
State:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,930
State:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

0.99%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 20%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

18%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Georgia:

22%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

24%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Georgia:

19%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

65%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

68%
State:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

42.100%
State:

35.075%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

4.900%
Georgia:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.078%
State:

0.125%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.800%
Georgia:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

4.500%
Georgia:

1.998%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

99.0%
Georgia:

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

95.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
Georgia:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

95.0%
Georgia:

92.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
State:

33
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

42
State:

42
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

89.3%
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
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

91.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

86.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Georgia:

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:

97.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.4%
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:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

93.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.0%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.0%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.8%
Georgia:

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

20.0%
State:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.5%
Georgia:

18.5%

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