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Address
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

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

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

$17,929
Georgia:

$27,030
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
Here:

$33,869
State:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,161
Georgia:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

0.76%
Georgia:

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

$14,684
Georgia:

$20,765
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,165
Georgia:

$5,039
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.66%
Georgia:

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

$16,558
Georgia:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,626
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

0.87%
Georgia:

0.57%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,719
Georgia:

$14,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,139
State:

$4,045
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.37%
Georgia:

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

$13,689
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,568
Georgia:

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

1.05%
State:

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

$22,090
State:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,090
Georgia:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.69%
Georgia:

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

$9,453
State:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,823
Georgia:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

0.87%
Georgia:

1.39%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,807
State:

$28,680
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
This Hospital:

$5,554
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

0.92%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,909
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,666
State:

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

1.56%
State:

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

$16,307
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,540
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

1.27%
State:

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

$19,511
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,819
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

1.61%
Georgia:

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

$10,460
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,838
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

1.08%
Georgia:

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

$32,548
Georgia:

$42,555
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,781
Georgia:

$12,927
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.55%
Georgia:

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

$19,339
Georgia:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,178
Georgia:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

1.42%
State:

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

$18,433
State:

$20,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
Georgia:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,171
Georgia:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.53%
Georgia:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,299
Georgia:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,539
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

1.29%
State:

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

$29,325
State:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,847
Georgia:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.47%
Georgia:

0.21%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,605
State:

$17,671
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,282
State:

$4,089
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
State:

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

$20,023
Georgia:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,862
Georgia:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

0.95%
State:

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

$13,956
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,831
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 119
This Hospital:

3.14%
State:

3.05%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,317
State:

$25,590
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
This Hospital:

$11,849
State:

$14,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,665
Georgia:

$4,338
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.29%
Georgia:

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

$13,261
Georgia:

$15,127
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,802
State:

$4,674
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.34%
State:

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

$14,520
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,872
State:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 102
Here:

2.69%
Georgia:

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

$30,894
Georgia:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,692
State:

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

1.42%
State:

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

$7,763
State:

$15,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,764
State:

$4,644
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.40%
Georgia:

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

$12,385
State:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,243
Georgia:

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

0.45%
Georgia:

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

$11,341
State:

$14,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,211
State:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.66%
Georgia:

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

$15,503
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,777
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 133
Here:

3.51%
State:

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

$22,736
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,123
Georgia:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 139
This Hospital:

3.66%
State:

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

$10,254
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,575
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

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

$32,618
State:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
This Hospital:

$21,859
State:

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

0.37%
Georgia:

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

$27,342
Georgia:

$36,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,583
State:

$9,460
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

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
Here:

0.66%
Georgia:

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

$83,385
Georgia:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
Georgia:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
State:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,037
Georgia:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

1.08%
Georgia:

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

$18,099
Georgia:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,423
State:

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

0.40%
Georgia:

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
Georgia:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

0.87%
Georgia:

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

$13,021
State:

$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
Here:

$80,006
State:

$75,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,180
Georgia:

$20,611
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.32%
State:

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

$16,702
State:

$27,148
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,218
State:

$7,980
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.50%
State:

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

$59,856
Georgia:

$74,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,233
State:

$20,769
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.61%
Georgia:

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
This Hospital:

$14,151
State:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 238
This Hospital:

6.27%
State:

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

$46,772
Georgia:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,099
Georgia:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

0.98%
State:

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

$95,180
State:

$122,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$37,607
Georgia:

$36,337
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

0.76%
State:

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

$15,102
Georgia:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,475
Georgia:

$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
This Hospital:

$14,800
State:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
This Hospital:

$18,324
State:

$19,554
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,497
State:

$6,592
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.55%
Georgia:

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

$26,965
Georgia:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,315
Georgia:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 101
Here:

2.66%
Georgia:

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
This Hospital:

0.82%
State:

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

$29,069
Georgia:

$39,055
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,677
State:

$11,691
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.32%
Georgia:

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

$60,414
Georgia:

$59,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,000
State:

$16,082
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

0.90%
State:

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

$57,484
Georgia:

$64,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,507
Georgia:

$20,678
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

1.40%
Georgia:

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
Here:

$14,023
Georgia:

$13,057
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.32%
Georgia:

1.54%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,127
State:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,456
State:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.74%
State:

0.52%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,094
State:

$12,300
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,462
Georgia:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.74%
State:

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
Georgia:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.39%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,066
Georgia:

$14,824
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,060
State:

$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
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,571
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

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
Georgia:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.47%
State:

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

$27,087
State:

$28,741
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,291
Georgia:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.63%
State:

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

$14,450
State:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,325
State:

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

1.98%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,042
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,183
State:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 102
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,379
State:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,507
State:

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

2.00%
State:

1.84%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,732
Georgia:

$14,810
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,301
Georgia:

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

0.37%
State:

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

$25,059
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,943
Georgia:

$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
State:

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

1.77%
Georgia:

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

$81,053
Georgia:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
State:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,422
State:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

0.95%
State:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,677
State:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,292
State:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

1.05%
State:

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
Here:

0.69%
State:

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
This Hospital:

$12,896
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 159
Here:

4.19%
Georgia:

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

$18,736
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
Here:

$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
Here:

$15,858
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,756
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 98
Here:

2.58%
Georgia:

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

$20,130
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,640
State:

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

1.85%
State:

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

$11,873
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
Georgia:

$87,780
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,901
Georgia:

$26,304
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.50%
State:

1.23%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,897
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,804
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

1.87%
Georgia:

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%

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

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

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.243%
Georgia:

0.689%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.243%
State:

0.572%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.081%
Georgia:

0.605%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Georgia:

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

5
State:

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

42
Georgia:

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

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%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

92.0%
Georgia:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
State:

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
Here:

91.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

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%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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%
State:

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

97.0%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

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

88.0%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

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%
Georgia:

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%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

42.100%
Georgia:

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.
Here:

0.078%
Georgia:

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

3.800%
State:

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

4.500%
Georgia:

1.998%

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
Here:

21%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

76%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

29%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

24%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Georgia:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

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%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

68%
State:

69%

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