EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL - SMYRNA, GA

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Addresss:
3949 SOUTH COBB DRIVE
SMYRNA, GA, 30080
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (770) 434-0710

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 8.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 70.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 169.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 88
Total Certified: 88

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 19%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Georgia:

22%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

28%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
Here:

19%
Georgia:

17%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

57%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

77%
Georgia:

81%
No
This Hospital:

23%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

16%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

14%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

2.056%
State:

0.689%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.685%
State:

0.605%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,313
State:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,699
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.10%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,724
Georgia:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,082
Georgia:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.10%
State:

1.74%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,802
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,439
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.22%
State:

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

$21,544
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,760
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.34%
State:

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

$15,167
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,607
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.34%
Georgia:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,000
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,381
Georgia:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

12.69%
Georgia:

3.03%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,560
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,376
State:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.85%
Georgia:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,337
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,215
State:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

8.96%
Georgia:

3.08%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,030
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,768
State:

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

4.10%
Georgia:

2.20%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,167
Georgia:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,137
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.10%
State:

1.99%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,358
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,461
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.48%
Georgia:

1.49%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,848
State:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,274
State:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.10%
Georgia:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,545
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,197
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

5.60%
Georgia:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,044
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,473
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

6.72%
Georgia:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,837
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,681
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

9.70%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,050
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,955
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.48%
State:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,790
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,978
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.10%
Georgia:

1.11%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

92.0%
State:

99.2%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

6
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

99.0%
State:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
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
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

93.5%
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)
Here:

89.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
Georgia:

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

13.5%
Georgia:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

28.2%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.5%
State:

18.5%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

5.400%
State:

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

0.201%
State:

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

0.227%
Georgia:

0.053%

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