E A CONWAY MEDICAL CENTER - MONROE, LA

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Addresss:
4864 JACKSON STREET
MONROE, LA, 71202
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (318) 330-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - State
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 72.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 178.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 590.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 9.00
Dieticians : 8.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 10.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 4.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 247
Total Certified: 247
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 27

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory 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
Operating Room Services
Optometric 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

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.820%
State:

1.429%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.820%
Louisiana:

0.450%

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

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

$9,664
Louisiana:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,464
State:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

7.14%
Louisiana:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,114
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,381
Louisiana:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

7.59%
Louisiana:

2.37%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,846
State:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,735
Louisiana:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

6.25%
State:

1.96%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,012
State:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,216
State:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

8.93%
Louisiana:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,521
Louisiana:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,371
Louisiana:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

12.50%
Louisiana:

2.07%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,509
Louisiana:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,421
State:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

11.16%
Louisiana:

2.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,155
Louisiana:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,233
State:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

29.02%
State:

2.33%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,044
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,095
State:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

7.14%
Louisiana:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,570
State:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,563
State:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.91%
State:

1.62%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,928
Louisiana:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,618
Louisiana:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

5.36%
State:

1.33%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

13
Louisiana:

12
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

97.0%
Louisiana:

94.5%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

57
Louisiana:

59
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

30
Louisiana:

29

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
State:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

89.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

99.0%
Louisiana:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

99.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
Louisiana:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

85.0%
State:

93.5%

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:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

95.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
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%
Louisiana:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
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%
Louisiana:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

98.0%
State:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

82.0%
State:

95.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.5%
State:

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

25.5%
State:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.1%
Louisiana:

18.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

4.300%
State:

8.157%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.048%
Louisiana:

0.309%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.009%
State:

0.092%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 14%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

13%
Louisiana:

11%
Always
Here:

81%
Louisiana:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
Louisiana:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
Louisiana:

9%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Louisiana:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

69%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

31%
Louisiana:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
Louisiana:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
Louisiana:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
Louisiana:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
Louisiana:

75%

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