HELENA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - HELENA, AR

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Addresss:
1801 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
HELENA, AR, 72342
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (870) 338-5800

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 91.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 165.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 2.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 155
Total Certified: 155
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 18

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

9.000%
State:

10.315%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.306%
State:

0.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.264%
State:

0.062%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.000%
Arkansas:

3.184%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

76%
Arkansas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
Arkansas:

13%
Always
Here:

87%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Arkansas:

24%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

25%
State:

20%
Usually
Here:

17%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Arkansas:

8%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

68%
Arkansas:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

78%
State:

81%
No
Here:

22%
Arkansas:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
Arkansas:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

9%
Arkansas:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

35%
Arkansas:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

56%
Arkansas:

69%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,687
Arkansas:

$14,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,480
State:

$4,890
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

6.61%
State:

1.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,954
State:

$16,636
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,470
State:

$5,641
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.56%
Arkansas:

1.98%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,304
State:

$20,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,388
State:

$6,847
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

4.56%
State:

2.04%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,183
State:

$13,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,183
State:

$4,289
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

8.88%
State:

1.89%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,052
State:

$15,315
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,545
Arkansas:

$4,305
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.33%
State:

3.62%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,326
State:

$20,408
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,510
State:

$5,982
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.51%
Arkansas:

1.92%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,824
Arkansas:

$34,461
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,766
State:

$10,335
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.51%
State:

0.61%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,989
State:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,497
State:

$5,859
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

11.85%
Arkansas:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,341
State:

$28,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,407
State:

$8,662
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.10%
Arkansas:

2.18%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,509
State:

$12,406
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,342
Arkansas:

$3,978
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

6.83%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,164
State:

$18,643
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,393
Arkansas:

$6,646
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.19%
Arkansas:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,127
State:

$15,028
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,195
State:

$4,813
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.96%
Arkansas:

0.87%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,568
State:

$13,623
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,983
Arkansas:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

5.69%
Arkansas:

3.21%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,622
Arkansas:

$15,160
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,176
Arkansas:

$4,855
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

4.78%
Arkansas:

0.72%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,001
Arkansas:

$15,818
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,294
Arkansas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.10%
Arkansas:

1.41%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,343
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,552
State:

$11,118
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.92%
Arkansas:

3.87%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,409
Arkansas:

$19,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,281
Arkansas:

$6,658
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

5.24%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,498
Arkansas:

$19,585
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,449
State:

$5,984
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

5.47%
Arkansas:

3.51%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,878
State:

$29,919
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,376
State:

$8,721
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.73%
State:

1.84%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,193
Arkansas:

$14,647
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,473
Arkansas:

$4,171
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.19%
State:

1.79%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

3
Arkansas:

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

96.0%
Arkansas:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

95.8%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

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:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
State:

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%
State:

99.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
Arkansas:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.1%
Arkansas:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.3%
State:

12.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.3%
Arkansas:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.8%
State:

19.0%

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