EARL K LONG MEDICAL CENTER - BATON ROUGE, LA

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Addresss:
5825 AIRLINE HIGHWAY
BATON ROUGE, LA, 70805
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (225) 358-1002

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 : 84.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 112.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 463.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 8.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 5.00
Residents (Physicians) : 62.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 161
Total Certified: 161
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 44

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

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

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

$6,733
State:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,251
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

100.00%
Louisiana:

2.07%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

11.100%
State:

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

0.141%
Louisiana:

0.309%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

93.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

34
Louisiana:

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

92.0%
State:

94.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
Louisiana:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
Louisiana:

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

96.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

90.7%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Louisiana:

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

98.0%
Louisiana:

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

98.0%
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:

96.0%
Louisiana:

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

99.0%
State:

96.5%
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:

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

95.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 13%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
Here:

11%
Louisiana:

11%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

67%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
Louisiana:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
Louisiana:

21%
Always
Here:

49%
Louisiana:

73%

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

Yes
Here:

79%
Louisiana:

83%
No
This Hospital:

21%
Louisiana:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

17%
Louisiana:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
Louisiana:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

57%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

11%
Louisiana:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

64%
Louisiana:

75%

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