ELMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - WETUMPKA, AL

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Addresss:
500 HOSPITAL DRIVE
WETUMPKA, AL, 36092
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (334) 567-4311

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 9.61
Registered Professional Nurses : 16.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 50.53
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 0.50
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Physicians : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 69
Total Certified: 69

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room 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

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$2,537
Alabama:

$8,867
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,228
Alabama:

$3,859
Number of discharges: 276
Here:

64.49%
Alabama:

0.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,438
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,748
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

7.01%
Alabama:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,584
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,662
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

6.07%
State:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,546
State:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,454
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.57%
Alabama:

1.40%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,328
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,077
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.97%
Alabama:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,787
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,418
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.21%
Alabama:

2.46%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,606
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,550
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

6.07%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,273
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,612
State:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.80%
State:

1.41%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,544
State:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,752
State:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.80%
State:

0.98%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

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

50.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

33.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
State:

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

79.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

33.0%
Alabama:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

53.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

33.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

16.0%
State:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

78.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

81.0%
Alabama:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

93.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

70.0%
Alabama:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

40.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Surgery

Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

89.0%
State:

96.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.2%
State:

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

25.0%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.8%
Alabama:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

8%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

88%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

19%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

21%
Alabama:

24%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

79%
State:

81%
No
Here:

21%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

19%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

28%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

69%
State:

70%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

5.500%
Alabama:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.204%
Alabama:

0.208%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.130%
State:

0.046%

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