LECONTE MEDICAL CENTER - SEVIERVILLE, TN

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Addresss:
742 MIDDLECREEK ROAD
SEVIERVILLE, TN, 37862
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (865) 446-7500

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 15.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 59.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 205.50
Dieticians : 0.50
Physical Therapists : 6.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.02

Number Of Beds
Total: 79
Total Certified: 79

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.500%
Tennessee:

34.494%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

11.600%
State:

8.346%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.109%
Tennessee:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.080%
State:

0.080%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.300%
State:

4.940%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.700%
Tennessee:

3.454%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,090
State:

$20,047
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,525
Tennessee:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.25%
State:

0.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,585
Tennessee:

$17,020
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,692
Tennessee:

$5,041
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.83%
Tennessee:

1.33%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,126
Tennessee:

$12,407
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,278
State:

$3,513
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.25%
State:

1.42%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,173
State:

$16,279
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,638
Tennessee:

$5,032
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

3.93%
Tennessee:

1.82%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,708
State:

$19,593
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,585
Tennessee:

$5,660
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.53%
State:

2.47%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,819
Tennessee:

$23,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,570
Tennessee:

$7,037
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.23%
Tennessee:

2.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,384
State:

$14,972
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,145
State:

$4,309
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.11%
Tennessee:

2.17%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,680
Tennessee:

$16,359
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,060
State:

$4,325
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.37%
Tennessee:

3.25%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,334
Tennessee:

$19,150
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,713
Tennessee:

$6,090
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.09%
Tennessee:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,386
Tennessee:

$29,962
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,241
State:

$8,869
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.53%
Tennessee:

2.69%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,699
State:

$14,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,935
Tennessee:

$4,108
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.67%
State:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,095
Tennessee:

$42,601
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,564
Tennessee:

$11,072
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.95%
Tennessee:

1.11%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,637
Tennessee:

$32,948
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,725
State:

$9,125
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.25%
Tennessee:

0.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,218
State:

$25,624
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,299
State:

$6,993
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.67%
State:

1.55%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,677
State:

$19,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,412
Tennessee:

$5,007
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.95%
Tennessee:

0.75%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,399
State:

$15,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,476
Tennessee:

$4,583
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.79%
Tennessee:

3.34%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,557
State:

$48,672
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,111
State:

$13,186
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

6.88%
State:

5.32%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,239
State:

$14,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,920
State:

$4,148
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

2.15%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,623
State:

$13,909
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,537
State:

$3,775
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.54%
State:

0.44%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,543
State:

$26,754
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,269
State:

$7,625
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

6.46%
State:

1.78%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,286
Tennessee:

$20,829
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,783
Tennessee:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.69%
Tennessee:

0.50%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,330
Tennessee:

$17,917
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,491
Tennessee:

$4,923
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.39%
State:

1.25%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,737
State:

$27,845
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,565
Tennessee:

$8,368
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.83%
Tennessee:

0.93%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,967
State:

$51,409
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,082
Tennessee:

$14,090
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.23%
State:

1.16%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,983
Tennessee:

$38,065
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,558
State:

$11,398
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

4.35%
State:

4.50%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,947
Tennessee:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,382
Tennessee:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.53%
State:

1.42%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,146
Tennessee:

$20,741
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,790
State:

$5,942
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

8.15%
Tennessee:

3.38%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,869
State:

$30,931
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,589
Tennessee:

$8,698
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

5.20%
Tennessee:

2.30%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,007
State:

$15,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,074
Tennessee:

$4,222
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.67%
Tennessee:

1.35%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,504
State:

$87,395
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,713
Tennessee:

$25,076
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.95%
State:

1.08%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,175
State:

$18,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,168
Tennessee:

$4,491
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.67%
Tennessee:

0.93%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Tennessee:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

99.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
Tennessee:

6
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

55
Tennessee:

45
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
Tennessee:

96.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

82.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
Tennessee:

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

98.0%
Tennessee:

97.2%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Tennessee:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

97.0%
Tennessee:

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:

78.0%
Tennessee:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

99.0%
Tennessee:

96.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.2%
State:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.6%
Tennessee:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.3%
Tennessee:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.8%
Tennessee:

20.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

21.9%
Tennessee:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.7%
Tennessee:

19.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

3.270%
Tennessee:

0.749%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 36%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Tennessee:

5%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Tennessee:

4%
Usually
Here:

12%
Tennessee:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Tennessee:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Tennessee:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Tennessee:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Tennessee:

16%
Always
Here:

64%
Tennessee:

63%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Tennessee:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

29%
Tennessee:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

66%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Tennessee:

82%
No
Here:

14%
Tennessee:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
Tennessee:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

16%
Tennessee:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

75%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
Tennessee:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

19%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
State:

69%

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