HALE COUNTY HOSPITAL - GREENSBORO, AL

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Addresss:
508 GREEN STREET
GREENSBORO, AL, 36744
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (334) 624-3024

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 9.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 9.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 60.00
Physicians : 4.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 39
Total Certified: 39

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
Outpatient Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

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

$6,767
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,565
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

40.82%
Alabama:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,951
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,923
State:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

34.69%
State:

2.46%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,051
Alabama:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,887
State:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

24.49%
Alabama:

0.76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

29
State:

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

74.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

48.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

18.0%
State:

92.0%

Pneumonia

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

86.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

75.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

46.0%
State:

96.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.5%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.8%
Alabama:

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

18.1%
Alabama:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

12%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
Here:

13%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

75%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

16%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

74%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

26%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
State:

70%

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