EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ATHENS - ATHENS, TX

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Addresss:
2000 SOUTH PALESTINE
ATHENS, TX, 75751
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (903) 676-1000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 26.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 82.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 161.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 115
Total Certified: 75

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

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

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

$35,586
Texas:

$37,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,647
Texas:

$7,756
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.12%
State:

0.50%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$73,205
Texas:

$56,705
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,566
State:

$12,129
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.90%
Texas:

0.85%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,649
Texas:

$30,388
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,756
State:

$5,540
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.22%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,259
State:

$21,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,538
Texas:

$3,893
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.06%
State:

0.32%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,536
State:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,045
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.11%
State:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,058
Texas:

$39,117
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,911
State:

$8,276
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.58%
Texas:

0.84%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,672
Texas:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,500
Texas:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

2.15%
Texas:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,161
Texas:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,082
State:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

2.33%
Texas:

2.13%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,996
State:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,368
Texas:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 117
Here:

5.25%
State:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,927
Texas:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,771
State:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

2.65%
State:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,758
Texas:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,010
Texas:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 85
This Hospital:

3.81%
State:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,124
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,353
State:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 122
This Hospital:

5.47%
State:

1.59%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,348
Texas:

$29,822
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,227
Texas:

$6,498
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.67%
State:

0.29%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,346
Texas:

$29,257
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,459
State:

$6,351
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.76%
Texas:

0.30%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,769
State:

$25,425
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,038
Texas:

$5,709
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.49%
State:

0.71%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,631
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,375
Texas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 81
Here:

3.63%
Texas:

3.07%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,593
Texas:

$22,552
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,081
State:

$4,696
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.19%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,139
State:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,118
State:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.39%
State:

1.83%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,126
Texas:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,285
Texas:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

0.43%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,715
Texas:

$28,958
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,664
State:

$6,052
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.03%
Texas:

0.64%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,888
Texas:

$19,820
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,864
Texas:

$4,189
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.37%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,559
Texas:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,438
Texas:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 81
This Hospital:

3.63%
Texas:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,973
Texas:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,749
State:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.39%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,099
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,104
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

1.84%
State:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,486
Texas:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,261
Texas:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.67%
Texas:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,277
State:

$44,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,330
State:

$9,899
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.63%
Texas:

0.35%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,127
Texas:

$21,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,788
State:

$4,067
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.81%
Texas:

0.48%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,480
Texas:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,016
State:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.26%
State:

1.60%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,294
State:

$58,647
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,830
Texas:

$12,879
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.95%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,321
Texas:

$28,468
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,976
Texas:

$5,476
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

0.81%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,506
Texas:

$34,831
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,274
Texas:

$7,778
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.85%
Texas:

1.15%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,546
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,789
Texas:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 82
Here:

3.68%
State:

3.62%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,995
Texas:

$54,550
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,957
Texas:

$11,127
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.37%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,718
Texas:

$40,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,098
State:

$7,743
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.72%
Texas:

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

$50,595
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,204
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 76
Here:

3.41%
Texas:

6.27%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$109,554
State:

$68,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,140
State:

$16,870
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.58%
Texas:

0.71%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,482
Texas:

$27,706
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,803
Texas:

$5,557
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

0.64%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,014
State:

$32,026
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,917
State:

$7,792
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.72%
State:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,293
State:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,184
State:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 106
Here:

4.75%
Texas:

2.39%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,688
Texas:

$31,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,794
State:

$6,860
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.54%
State:

0.55%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,870
Texas:

$26,933
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,998
State:

$6,471
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.55%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,552
Texas:

$20,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,782
State:

$4,281
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.31%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,897
Texas:

$41,085
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,767
Texas:

$8,523
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.58%
Texas:

1.20%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,134
Texas:

$32,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,318
Texas:

$6,990
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.49%
Texas:

0.36%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,048
State:

$37,426
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,606
State:

$8,666
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.21%
Texas:

0.42%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,871
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,826
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,617
Texas:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,216
State:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.63%
State:

2.33%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,301
Texas:

$42,475
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,779
State:

$9,270
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.21%
Texas:

0.80%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$91,245
State:

$61,030
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,708
State:

$13,022
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.49%
Texas:

0.87%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$90,777
State:

$70,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,386
Texas:

$15,222
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.12%
State:

1.10%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,076
State:

$25,913
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,623
Texas:

$5,335
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.72%
State:

0.63%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,530
Texas:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,495
State:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

2.51%
State:

4.83%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,856
Texas:

$31,223
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,717
State:

$7,429
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

2.15%
Texas:

1.68%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,200
State:

$21,891
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,137
Texas:

$4,614
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.52%
State:

0.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,152
Texas:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,060
Texas:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 127
This Hospital:

5.70%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,765
Texas:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,416
Texas:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

1.75%
Texas:

1.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,295
Texas:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,310
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 85
Here:

3.81%
Texas:

1.33%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,533
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,350
Texas:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

1.55%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,663
State:

$26,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,415
Texas:

$4,792
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.52%
Texas:

1.11%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

40.400%
State:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

2.200%
Texas:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.702%
Texas:

0.250%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.700%
Texas:

0.110%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.500%
Texas:

5.401%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.800%
State:

2.420%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

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

79.0%
Texas:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

83.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

10
Texas:

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

98.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Here:

62
Texas:

54
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

80.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
This Hospital:

26
State:

32

Heart Failure

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

92.0%
Texas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

87.0%
Texas:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

79.0%
State:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

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

93.0%
Texas:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

77.0%
Texas:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

75.0%
Texas:

96.2%

Surgery

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

96.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

96.0%
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
Here:

94.0%
Texas:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.6%
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:

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

84.0%
Texas:

95.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.4%
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

21.1%
Texas:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.7%
State:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.1%
Texas:

18.0%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Texas:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
Texas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Texas:

4%
Usually
Here:

14%
Texas:

13%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Texas:

10%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Texas:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Texas:

17%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Texas:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Texas:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
Texas:

25%
Always
Here:

56%
State:

67%

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

Yes
Here:

76%
Texas:

83%
No
Here:

24%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

13%
Texas:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
Texas:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
Texas:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

32%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

61%
State:

72%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.747%
Texas:

0.881%

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