HOMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - HOMER, LA

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Addresss:
620 EAST COLLEGE STREET
HOMER, LA, 71040
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (318) 927-2024

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.54
Registered Professional Nurses : 40.13
Other Salaried Personnel : 134.17
Dieticians : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.74
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 60
Total Certified: 60
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 18%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
Here:

20%
Louisiana:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
Here:

10%
State:

11%
Always
Here:

89%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

10%
Usually
Here:

29%
Louisiana:

20%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
Here:

28%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Louisiana:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Louisiana:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
Louisiana:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

52%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Louisiana:

6%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

73%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
Louisiana:

83%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

30%
State:

18%
9 or 10
Here:

58%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

37%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

57%
State:

75%

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,094
Louisiana:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,390
Louisiana:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.34%
Louisiana:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,551
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,962
State:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

5.04%
Louisiana:

2.37%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,576
Louisiana:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,781
State:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.16%
State:

2.01%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,590
Louisiana:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,960
Louisiana:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

4.68%
State:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,624
State:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,225
Louisiana:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.32%
State:

1.96%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,828
Louisiana:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,307
State:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

7.01%
State:

3.45%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,575
Louisiana:

$14,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,782
State:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.16%
State:

0.42%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,244
Louisiana:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,979
State:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.96%
Louisiana:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,900
State:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,620
State:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

5.76%
Louisiana:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,538
State:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,038
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.06%
Louisiana:

2.07%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,031
State:

$26,802
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,157
State:

$7,334
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.32%
Louisiana:

1.32%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,867
State:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,609
Louisiana:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

10.61%
State:

4.16%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,777
State:

$18,496
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,835
State:

$5,163
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.16%
Louisiana:

0.52%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,368
Louisiana:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,087
Louisiana:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

11.51%
Louisiana:

2.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,685
State:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,641
State:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.88%
Louisiana:

2.33%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,571
State:

$35,001
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,762
Louisiana:

$8,988
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

4.32%
Louisiana:

1.02%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,176
State:

$53,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,462
Louisiana:

$12,372
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.16%
Louisiana:

0.89%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,856
Louisiana:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,651
State:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

4.50%
State:

4.23%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,794
State:

$23,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,694
State:

$7,106
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.14%
State:

1.70%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,250
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,973
State:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

6.47%
State:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,784
State:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,214
Louisiana:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

6.47%
Louisiana:

1.62%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

11.900%
State:

8.157%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.075%
Louisiana:

0.309%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

6.600%
Louisiana:

2.911%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

78.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

50.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

71.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

83.0%
Louisiana:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

91.0%
Louisiana:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

77.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

95.0%
State:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

80.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

86.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

78.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

67.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

71.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

76.0%
State:

93.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.3%
Louisiana:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.5%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.7%
State:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.3%
State:

18.7%

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