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Address
130 MEDICAL CIRCLE
NASHVILLE, AR, 71852
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (870) 845-4400

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 13.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 33.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 79.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Use of Medical Imaging

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

17.100%
Arkansas:

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

0.291%
State:

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

0.062%
State:

0.062%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Arkansas:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Arkansas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
Arkansas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Arkansas:

13%
Always
Here:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

73%
Arkansas:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

65%
Arkansas:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
Arkansas:

20%
Usually
Here:

14%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Arkansas:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Arkansas:

10%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Arkansas:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Arkansas:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

78%
Arkansas:

81%
No
This Hospital:

22%
Arkansas:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

2%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

77%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

23%
Arkansas:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

11
State:

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)
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

88.0%
Arkansas:

93.3%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Arkansas:

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

98.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

97.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.9%
Arkansas:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.7%
Arkansas:

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

25.9%
State:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.9%
State:

19.0%

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