GEORGE COUNTY HOSPITAL - LUCEDALE, MS

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Addresss:
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

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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

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

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%
Mississippi:

93.9%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Mississippi:

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

93.0%
Mississippi:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

72.0%
State:

90.8%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Mississippi:

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%
Mississippi:

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

95.0%
Mississippi:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

86.0%
State:

92.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

83.0%
Mississippi:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

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%
State:

19.6%

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

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

$6,807
State:

$12,650
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,427
State:

$3,452
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.89%
Mississippi:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,473
State:

$17,224
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,041
Mississippi:

$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
Here:

4.46%
State:

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

$10,652
State:

$21,305
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,713
State:

$5,812
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

5.25%
State:

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

$12,737
State:

$26,679
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,196
Mississippi:

$7,105
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.67%
State:

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

$6,114
Mississippi:

$16,092
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,355
State:

$4,362
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

7.09%
State:

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
State:

$20,890
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,570
State:

$6,135
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

7.09%
State:

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

$5,579
Mississippi:

$14,583
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,979
State:

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

5.25%
Mississippi:

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

$9,325
Mississippi:

$26,321
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,911
Mississippi:

$7,263
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.72%
State:

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
Mississippi:

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

6.04%
Mississippi:

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

$6,048
State:

$14,414
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,207
State:

$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
Here:

$7,531
Mississippi:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

6.04%
Mississippi:

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%
Mississippi:

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
This Hospital:

3.94%
Mississippi:

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

$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
State:

$6,894
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

8.92%
Mississippi:

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

$9,830
State:

$22,633
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,772
Mississippi:

$6,078
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.41%
State:

3.08%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.800%
State:

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
Here:

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
Here:

5%
Mississippi:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Mississippi:

15%
Always
Here:

83%
Mississippi:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

85%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Mississippi:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
Mississippi:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Mississippi:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Mississippi:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Mississippi:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
Mississippi:

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
This Hospital:

73%
Mississippi:

69%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
Mississippi:

79%
No
This Hospital:

16%
Mississippi:

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
Here:

23%
Mississippi:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

68%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
Mississippi:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
State:

26%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

68%

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