HAMILTON MEDICAL CENTER - DALTON, GA

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Addresss:
1200 MEMORIAL DRIVE
DALTON, GA, 30720
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 272-6105

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 70.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 121.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 783.75
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 5.00
Registered Pharmacists : 13.00
Respiratory Therapists : 14.00
Medical Social Workers : 5.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 282
Total Certified: 282
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 27

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Bank 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 Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

80%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

22%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
Georgia:

81%
No
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
State:

69%

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

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

$27,409
Georgia:

$27,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,475
Georgia:

$7,422
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.78%
State:

0.58%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,880
State:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,383
State:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.60%
Georgia:

0.79%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,938
Georgia:

$20,765
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,509
Georgia:

$5,039
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.45%
State:

0.30%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,291
Georgia:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,214
Georgia:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.67%
Georgia:

0.57%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,225
Georgia:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,185
State:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.30%
State:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,125
Georgia:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,121
State:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.67%
Georgia:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,680
Georgia:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,752
Georgia:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.52%
Georgia:

1.39%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,497
State:

$28,680
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,562
State:

$9,118
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.52%
Georgia:

0.23%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,936
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,988
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

1.79%
State:

1.61%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,780
State:

$47,208
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,280
State:

$13,773
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.60%
State:

0.64%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,842
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,323
State:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.78%
Georgia:

1.74%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,413
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,711
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

2.24%
State:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,574
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,855
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 102
This Hospital:

3.80%
Georgia:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,741
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,185
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.75%
Georgia:

1.80%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,277
State:

$42,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,953
Georgia:

$12,927
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.63%
Georgia:

0.44%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,801
Georgia:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,987
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.27%
Georgia:

2.03%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,172
State:

$20,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,407
Georgia:

$5,772
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.45%
State:

0.25%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,686
Georgia:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,941
Georgia:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.45%
Georgia:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,095
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,919
State:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.04%
Georgia:

0.77%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,595
Georgia:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,196
Georgia:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.67%
Georgia:

0.21%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,273
Georgia:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,035
Georgia:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.67%
State:

0.70%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,012
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,215
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

1.86%
State:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,905
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,342
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

2.57%
Georgia:

2.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,845
State:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,272
State:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.48%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,340
State:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,142
State:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.60%
Georgia:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,196
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,164
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 94
This Hospital:

3.50%
Georgia:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,054
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,144
Georgia:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 154
Here:

5.74%
Georgia:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,748
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,073
Georgia:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

0.97%
State:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,903
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,988
State:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

2.31%
Georgia:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,243
Georgia:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,765
Georgia:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

1.73%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,103
State:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,067
Georgia:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

1.72%
Georgia:

0.93%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,812
Georgia:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,041
Georgia:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.60%
Georgia:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,196
State:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,064
Georgia:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,853
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,520
State:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

1.94%
Georgia:

3.08%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,836
State:

$42,581
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,619
State:

$11,076
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.56%
Georgia:

0.25%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,474
State:

$27,148
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,900
State:

$7,980
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.29%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,476
State:

$74,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,542
Georgia:

$20,769
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.52%
Georgia:

0.27%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,277
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,207
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 129
Here:

4.81%
Georgia:

5.88%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,828
State:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,128
Georgia:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.01%
Georgia:

0.75%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$95,213
Georgia:

$122,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,494
State:

$36,337
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.56%
State:

0.50%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,925
Georgia:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,983
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,963
State:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,977
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

1.45%
State:

1.12%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,180
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,439
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

1.72%
Georgia:

2.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,463
State:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,080
State:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.78%
State:

0.92%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,635
State:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,018
Georgia:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.45%
Georgia:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$63,709
State:

$59,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,106
Georgia:

$16,082
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.56%
Georgia:

0.50%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,286
Georgia:

$64,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,437
Georgia:

$20,678
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.41%
Georgia:

0.70%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$69,995
Georgia:

$76,070
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,472
State:

$20,843
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.37%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,178
State:

$53,487
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,675
Georgia:

$13,057
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.54%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,063
Georgia:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,957
State:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.63%
Georgia:

0.52%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,521
Georgia:

$54,797
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,248
Georgia:

$16,690
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.52%
State:

0.33%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,355
State:

$34,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,416
Georgia:

$9,891
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.56%
State:

0.27%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,297
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,096
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

1.98%
Georgia:

1.99%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,164
State:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,348
Georgia:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,763
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,663
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.19%
Georgia:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,425
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,290
State:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 83
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,733
State:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,997
State:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 63
This Hospital:

2.35%
Georgia:

1.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,599
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,972
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.38%
Georgia:

0.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,016
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,235
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 100
Here:

3.73%
State:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$132,757
State:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$35,556
Georgia:

$35,973
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.78%
State:

0.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,763
Georgia:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,377
Georgia:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.42%
State:

1.05%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$116,175
State:

$138,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$35,699
Georgia:

$41,504
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.41%
State:

0.34%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,828
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,883
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 138
This Hospital:

5.15%
State:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,203
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,735
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.16%
State:

1.59%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,154
Georgia:

$17,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,027
State:

$4,443
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.75%
Georgia:

0.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,249
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,418
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 100
This Hospital:

3.73%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,133
State:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,501
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 137
This Hospital:

5.11%
Georgia:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,480
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,090
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.82%
Georgia:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,054
Georgia:

$87,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,506
State:

$26,304
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.75%
Georgia:

1.23%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,412
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,226
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.93%
Georgia:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,135
Georgia:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,351
State:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.99%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
Georgia:

92.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

6
Georgia:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

89.0%
Georgia:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

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%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Georgia:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

95.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.4%
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%
Georgia:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

93.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.4%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.3%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.2%
Georgia:

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

16.3%
Georgia:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.8%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.6%
State:

18.5%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.809%
State:

0.689%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.162%
State:

0.572%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.324%
Georgia:

0.605%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

36.100%
State:

35.075%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

7.400%
State:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.070%
Georgia:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.032%
Georgia:

0.053%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.900%
Georgia:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.400%
Georgia:

1.998%

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