GEORGE H. LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - VALLEY, AL

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Addresss:
4800 48TH ST
VALLEY, AL, 36854
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (334) 756-1400

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 43.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 87.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 275.05
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 115
Total Certified: 115

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

94.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

88.0%
State:

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

10
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

80.0%
Alabama:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

75.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

90.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Alabama:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
Alabama:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Alabama:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

93.0%
Alabama:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

88.0%
Alabama:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

94.0%
Alabama:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Alabama:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.4%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

8.8%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.3%
State:

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

20.1%
State:

19.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.1%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.5%
State:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

48.600%
Alabama:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

16.200%
State:

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

0.589%
State:

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

0.217%
Alabama:

0.046%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

15%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Alabama:

11%
Always
Here:

87%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
Here:

26%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
Here:

16%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

22%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
State:

81%
No
Here:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

68%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

70%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.729%
State:

0.715%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,098
Alabama:

$44,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,508
State:

$10,733
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.33%
State:

0.72%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,717
Alabama:

$12,821
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,608
Alabama:

$3,841
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.55%
State:

0.41%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,470
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,726
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.68%
Alabama:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,747
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,392
State:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.68%
Alabama:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,275
Alabama:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,271
State:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.33%
State:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,242
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,781
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,666
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,030
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.72%
State:

2.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,670
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,282
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.11%
Alabama:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,042
Alabama:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,935
State:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.55%
State:

2.16%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,199
State:

$26,544
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,113
Alabama:

$5,604
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.55%
Alabama:

0.33%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,871
State:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,919
Alabama:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.81%
State:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,402
Alabama:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,786
State:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.81%
State:

0.54%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,309
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,260
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

5.57%
Alabama:

4.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,979
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,085
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.46%
Alabama:

2.02%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,549
State:

$16,107
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,783
State:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.81%
State:

0.39%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,284
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,030
Alabama:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

8.16%
State:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,346
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,852
Alabama:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

4.40%
Alabama:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,362
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,967
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

4.40%
Alabama:

1.40%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,086
State:

$16,154
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,637
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.42%
Alabama:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,620
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,976
Alabama:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.85%
State:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,271
Alabama:

$45,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,443
Alabama:

$11,295
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.42%
State:

0.89%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,639
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,690
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

3.89%
State:

3.20%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,383
Alabama:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,364
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.76%
Alabama:

5.91%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,242
State:

$22,240
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,882
Alabama:

$4,763
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.68%
Alabama:

0.63%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,806
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,113
State:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

4.27%
State:

2.46%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,265
Alabama:

$26,896
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,911
Alabama:

$5,937
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.42%
Alabama:

0.54%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,195
Alabama:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,586
Alabama:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.59%
State:

1.46%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,021
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,095
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.07%
State:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,262
Alabama:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,251
Alabama:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.20%
Alabama:

1.34%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,989
Alabama:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,107
State:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

0.98%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,539
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,030
State:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

6.87%
Alabama:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,371
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,668
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

3.89%
Alabama:

1.29%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,125
State:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,884
State:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.42%
State:

0.76%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,033
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,970
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.81%
State:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,731
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,780
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.20%
Alabama:

1.96%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,893
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,315
Alabama:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.33%
State:

1.68%

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