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Address
859 WINTER STREET
LUCEDALE, MS, 39452
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (601) 947-3161

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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

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

$6,807
Mississippi:

$12,650
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,427
State:

$3,452
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.89%
Mississippi:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,473
State:

$17,224
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,041
State:

$5,050
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

7.35%
Mississippi:

1.90%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,967
State:

$17,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,344
Mississippi:

$3,373
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

4.46%
Mississippi:

1.44%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,652
Mississippi:

$21,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,713
Mississippi:

$5,812
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

5.25%
Mississippi:

2.37%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,737
Mississippi:

$26,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,196
State:

$7,105
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.67%
State:

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

$6,114
State:

$16,092
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,355
State:

$4,362
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

7.09%
Mississippi:

2.34%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,414
State:

$16,954
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,290
Mississippi:

$4,347
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

4.99%
State:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,222
Mississippi:

$20,890
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,570
State:

$6,135
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

7.09%
Mississippi:

3.46%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,579
State:

$14,583
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,979
State:

$4,098
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

5.25%
State:

1.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,325
State:

$26,321
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,911
State:

$7,263
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.72%
Mississippi:

1.10%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,132
Mississippi:

$16,244
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,625
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

6.04%
State:

3.46%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,048
State:

$14,414
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,207
Mississippi:

$4,193
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.15%
State:

2.58%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,795
Mississippi:

$30,306
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,531
State:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

6.04%
State:

1.43%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,467
State:

$17,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,758
Mississippi:

$4,971
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.72%
State:

1.98%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,291
Mississippi:

$31,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,256
Mississippi:

$8,720
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.94%
Mississippi:

0.80%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,530
State:

$44,389
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,765
Mississippi:

$11,997
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

11.02%
State:

3.82%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,643
State:

$25,053
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,474
Mississippi:

$6,894
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

8.92%
State:

1.34%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,830
Mississippi:

$22,633
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,772
Mississippi:

$6,078
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.41%
State:

3.08%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Urgent Care Center Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 30.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 54.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 140.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Physicians : 11.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 9.00
Nurse Practitioners: 4.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 53
Total Certified: 53
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

15
Mississippi:

12
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

95.0%
State:

93.9%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Mississippi:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

93.0%
Mississippi:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

72.0%
State:

90.8%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

95.0%
Mississippi:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

86.0%
Mississippi:

92.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

85.0%
Mississippi:

93.8%

Surgery

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

83.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

12.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.9%
State:

13.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.5%
State:

26.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.4%
Mississippi:

19.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.800%
Mississippi:

8.123%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.104%
Mississippi:

0.163%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.100%
Mississippi:

5.869%

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:

5%
Mississippi:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Mississippi:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Mississippi:

11%
Always
Here:

80%
Mississippi:

85%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Mississippi:

11%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Mississippi:

8%
Usually
Here:

17%
Mississippi:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Mississippi:

17%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Mississippi:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

73%
Mississippi:

69%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
Mississippi:

79%
No
Here:

16%
State:

21%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
Mississippi:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

68%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Mississippi:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
Mississippi:

26%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
State:

68%

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