ELBERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ELBERTON, GA

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Addresss:
4 MEDICAL DRIVE
ELBERTON, GA, 30635
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 213-2535

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 23.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 40.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 126.25
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 52
Total Certified: 52

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
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,170
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,941
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.45%
State:

1.61%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,464
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,627
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.45%
State:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,888
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,329
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.38%
Georgia:

1.80%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,599
State:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,240
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

10.11%
Georgia:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,224
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,837
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.38%
State:

2.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,314
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,789
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

15.43%
State:

3.50%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,192
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,118
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.85%
Georgia:

2.20%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,303
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,431
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

12.77%
State:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,349
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,970
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.38%
Georgia:

4.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,991
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,834
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

21.81%
State:

2.75%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.004%
State:

0.689%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

9
Georgia:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

88.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
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
This Hospital:

94.0%
Georgia:

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

87.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

92.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

94.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

94.0%
Georgia:

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:

95.0%
Georgia:

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

70.0%
State:

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

95.0%
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
Here:

86.0%
State:

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

91.0%
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%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.2%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.4%
State:

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

13.1%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.3%
State:

18.5%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.300%
Georgia:

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

0.583%
Georgia:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.213%
State:

0.053%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
Here:

12%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

76%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

69%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
Here:

35%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

18%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

16%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

74%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

67%
State:

69%

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