HEALTHMARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL

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Addresss:
4413 US HWY 331 S
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL, 32435
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (850) 951-4500

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 15.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 18.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 72.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 9.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 7.00
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 50
Total Certified: 50

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Burn Care Unit Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 54%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

13%
Florida:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
Florida:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Florida:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

3%
Florida:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

95%
Florida:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

78%
Florida:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Florida:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

29%
State:

25%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Florida:

17%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Florida:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

84%
Florida:

57%

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

Yes
Here:

87%
Florida:

81%
No
This Hospital:

13%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
Florida:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

33%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

56%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Florida:

8%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

31%
Florida:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

20
State:

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

88.0%
Florida:

97.6%

Heart Failure

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

3.0%
Florida:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

14.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

92.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

84.0%
Florida:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

67.0%
Florida:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

72.0%
State:

97.7%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.2%
Florida:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.2%
Florida:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

22.8%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.7%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.803%
State:

0.580%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,949
Florida:

$25,471
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,507
Florida:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

5.52%
State:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,781
State:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,081
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

6.44%
State:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,998
State:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,274
Florida:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

7.36%
Florida:

2.16%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,987
Florida:

$23,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,897
Florida:

$4,534
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

5.83%
Florida:

1.78%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,416
State:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,921
Florida:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

13.19%
State:

3.97%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,502
State:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,752
Florida:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

6.44%
Florida:

3.10%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,882
State:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,133
Florida:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

6.13%
Florida:

2.68%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,003
State:

$20,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,711
Florida:

$4,234
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

5.21%
State:

1.25%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,949
State:

$25,550
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,416
State:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.13%
Florida:

3.06%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,982
State:

$22,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,755
State:

$4,329
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.13%
Florida:

1.84%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,500
State:

$24,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,353
Florida:

$5,130
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

5.83%
State:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,822
State:

$31,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,516
State:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

4.29%
Florida:

2.09%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,667
Florida:

$46,344
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,292
State:

$9,075
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.37%
State:

0.72%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,586
State:

$22,613
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,761
State:

$4,291
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

9.20%
Florida:

0.74%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,864
State:

$33,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,889
Florida:

$6,347
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

8.90%
Florida:

2.26%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.390%
State:

0.158%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.510%
Florida:

0.041%

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