GRACE HOSPITAL INC - MORGANTON, NC

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Addresss:
2201 S STERLING ST
MORGANTON, NC, 28655
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (828) 580-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 189.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 401.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 9.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.75
Physical Therapists : 8.25
Registered Pharmacists : 3.75
Respiratory Therapists : 5.75
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.75
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 8.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 204
Total Certified: 204
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 22

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.220%
State:

0.641%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.441%
State:

0.418%

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

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

$27,889
State:

$23,032
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,788
North Carolina:

$7,922
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.69%
State:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,924
North Carolina:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,348
North Carolina:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.39%
State:

1.10%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,076
State:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,652
State:

$5,409
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

0.41%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,802
North Carolina:

$11,813
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,103
State:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.08%
State:

0.37%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,129
State:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,063
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,397
North Carolina:

$22,422
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,376
State:

$8,780
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.26%
State:

1.07%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,261
North Carolina:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,472
State:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.26%
State:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,945
State:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,037
North Carolina:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.20%
North Carolina:

1.56%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,904
State:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,330
State:

$3,788
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.20%
State:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,076
North Carolina:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,569
State:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.39%
North Carolina:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,345
North Carolina:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,882
State:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.58%
State:

2.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,806
North Carolina:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,356
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.94%
State:

1.35%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,031
State:

$25,160
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,726
State:

$7,715
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.88%
State:

1.96%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,795
State:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,863
State:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.52%
North Carolina:

3.29%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,971
North Carolina:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,183
North Carolina:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.71%
State:

2.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,896
State:

$30,201
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,862
North Carolina:

$12,281
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.69%
State:

0.73%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,973
North Carolina:

$16,501
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,658
North Carolina:

$6,542
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.94%
North Carolina:

0.62%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,873
State:

$12,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,876
North Carolina:

$4,533
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.76%
North Carolina:

0.46%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,217
North Carolina:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,942
State:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.90%
State:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,553
State:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,134
North Carolina:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.96%
North Carolina:

3.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,644
North Carolina:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,993
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.82%
State:

1.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,397
State:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,550
North Carolina:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

1.15%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,183
North Carolina:

$51,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,792
State:

$20,393
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

0.31%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,368
State:

$92,138
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,497
State:

$38,487
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.94%
North Carolina:

0.53%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,602
State:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,539
State:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.20%
State:

1.70%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,048
State:

$33,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,367
North Carolina:

$13,385
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.01%
North Carolina:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,539
State:

$19,339
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,779
North Carolina:

$8,154
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.94%
North Carolina:

1.09%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,424
State:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,490
North Carolina:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.08%
North Carolina:

2.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,080
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,605
State:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.70%
North Carolina:

6.15%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,883
North Carolina:

$48,047
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,415
State:

$18,338
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.13%
North Carolina:

0.71%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,554
State:

$94,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,432
North Carolina:

$37,641
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.94%
North Carolina:

0.50%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,411
State:

$19,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,924
North Carolina:

$8,055
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.82%
State:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,922
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,211
State:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.32%
State:

1.96%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,567
North Carolina:

$32,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,801
North Carolina:

$13,658
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

0.75%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,588
State:

$18,330
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,072
North Carolina:

$7,138
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.94%
State:

0.55%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,122
North Carolina:

$25,574
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,524
North Carolina:

$10,443
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.88%
North Carolina:

0.35%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,250
North Carolina:

$13,125
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,822
State:

$4,359
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.69%
North Carolina:

0.45%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,075
North Carolina:

$13,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,752
State:

$6,188
Number of discharges: 250
Here:

15.74%
State:

0.92%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,177
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,808
North Carolina:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

3.53%
State:

1.96%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,859
North Carolina:

$14,717
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,220
State:

$5,673
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.01%
State:

1.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,344
State:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,136
State:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.09%
North Carolina:

2.38%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,357
State:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,751
North Carolina:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.77%
State:

1.71%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,458
State:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,853
North Carolina:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.26%
State:

0.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,875
North Carolina:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,383
State:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

3.59%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,375
North Carolina:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,211
North Carolina:

$16,101
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.32%
State:

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

$32,539
State:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,977
State:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 132
Here:

8.31%
State:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,536
North Carolina:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,671
State:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.33%
North Carolina:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,283
North Carolina:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,631
North Carolina:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.14%
North Carolina:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,135
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,785
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

4.22%
State:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,857
North Carolina:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,332
State:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.88%
North Carolina:

0.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,750
State:

$14,967
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,388
North Carolina:

$4,973
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

1.63%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

93.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

11
State:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

74
State:

49
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

98.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

83.0%
North Carolina:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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%
North Carolina:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

96.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
North Carolina:

98.4%
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%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

98.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
State:

97.6%
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:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

85.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.4%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.9%
North Carolina:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.8%
North Carolina:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.3%
North Carolina:

19.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.7%
North Carolina:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
North Carolina:

18.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

20%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

65%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

66%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

55%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

15%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

14%
North Carolina:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

23%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

63%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

34%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

58%
North Carolina:

71%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

36.000%
North Carolina:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

14.700%
North Carolina:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.054%
State:

0.085%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.017%
State:

0.026%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.800%
North Carolina:

5.566%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.500%
State:

2.465%

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