HILLCREST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - SIMPSONVILLE, SC

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Addresss:
729 SOUTH EAST MAIN STREET
SIMPSONVILLE, SC, 29681
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (864) 454-6151

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 63.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 139.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Dieticians : 0.40
Physical Therapists : 0.50
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 43
Total Certified: 43

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

34.100%
State:

36.300%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

9.400%
South Carolina:

8.135%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.077%
State:

0.132%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.000%
State:

5.834%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

12%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

12%
Always
Here:

83%
South Carolina:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
South Carolina:

10%
Usually
Here:

18%
South Carolina:

22%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

74%
South Carolina:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
South Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
South Carolina:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
South Carolina:

67%

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

Yes
Here:

89%
South Carolina:

85%
No
Here:

11%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
South Carolina:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

17%
South Carolina:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

78%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
South Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

18%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

79%
State:

70%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,556
South Carolina:

$20,425
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,447
South Carolina:

$5,506
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.16%
State:

1.62%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,813
State:

$20,337
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,664
State:

$4,791
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

7.28%
State:

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

$18,095
South Carolina:

$24,170
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,643
State:

$6,618
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.16%
South Carolina:

2.16%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,019
State:

$25,826
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,145
South Carolina:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.91%
South Carolina:

0.66%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,418
South Carolina:

$23,914
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,676
State:

$6,628
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.91%
South Carolina:

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

$18,530
South Carolina:

$37,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,683
South Carolina:

$9,856
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

6.07%
South Carolina:

2.62%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,561
South Carolina:

$51,948
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,091
South Carolina:

$11,885
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.64%
State:

1.18%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,740
South Carolina:

$19,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,383
State:

$5,031
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

6.31%
South Carolina:

3.05%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,233
South Carolina:

$57,557
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,921
South Carolina:

$13,651
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

12.62%
South Carolina:

6.17%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,853
State:

$17,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,324
South Carolina:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.64%
South Carolina:

2.35%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,494
South Carolina:

$31,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,794
South Carolina:

$8,274
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

9.22%
State:

1.64%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,279
State:

$24,367
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,681
South Carolina:

$6,649
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

9.47%
State:

2.67%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,224
South Carolina:

$37,466
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,551
South Carolina:

$9,677
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.67%
State:

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

$28,176
South Carolina:

$52,031
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,757
South Carolina:

$13,931
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

6.07%
State:

1.06%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,424
South Carolina:

$47,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,239
South Carolina:

$12,850
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

5.34%
State:

4.32%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,489
South Carolina:

$27,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,943
South Carolina:

$7,377
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

1.76%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,462
State:

$28,571
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,406
State:

$6,534
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

5.34%
State:

2.56%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,613
South Carolina:

$41,412
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,971
State:

$9,697
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

7.28%
South Carolina:

2.05%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

2
South Carolina:

7
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

93.0%
South Carolina:

92.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
South Carolina:

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

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

99.0%
South Carolina:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.3%

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:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
South Carolina:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

99.0%
South Carolina:

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

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

99.0%
South Carolina:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

99.0%
State:

95.2%
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:

97.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.7%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.3%
South Carolina:

12.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.2%
State:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.8%
South Carolina:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.608%
South Carolina:

0.649%

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