HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ELKIN, NC

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Addresss:
180 PARKWOOD DR
ELKIN, NC, 28621
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (336) 527-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 23.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 129.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 310.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 49
Total Certified: 49
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 12

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

5
State:

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

96.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

98.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

93.0%
North Carolina:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

93.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

99.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.2%

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%
North Carolina:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

98.4%
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%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

99.0%
North Carolina:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
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 Attack
This Hospital:

13.6%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.9%
North Carolina:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.9%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.8%
State:

19.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.6%
North Carolina:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.7%
State:

18.8%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

32.500%
North Carolina:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

3.700%
North Carolina:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.038%
North Carolina:

0.085%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.018%
State:

0.026%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.100%
State:

5.566%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.800%
North Carolina:

2.465%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

87%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

87%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
North Carolina:

22%
Always
Here:

76%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

69%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

75%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

14%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

2%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

17%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

81%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

1%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

83%
State:

71%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,034
North Carolina:

$23,032
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,989
State:

$7,922
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.53%
State:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,585
State:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,520
North Carolina:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.04%
North Carolina:

1.10%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,945
North Carolina:

$11,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,421
North Carolina:

$4,012
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.12%
State:

0.57%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,407
North Carolina:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,264
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.89%
North Carolina:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,779
North Carolina:

$22,422
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,134
North Carolina:

$8,780
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.27%
North Carolina:

1.07%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,307
State:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,387
North Carolina:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,574
State:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,188
State:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.63%
State:

1.56%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,804
State:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,272
State:

$3,788
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.29%
State:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,110
North Carolina:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,758
State:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

5.69%
State:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,917
North Carolina:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,101
State:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

4.67%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,408
State:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,666
North Carolina:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.63%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,625
State:

$18,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,277
State:

$6,931
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.41%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,969
State:

$14,802
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,063
North Carolina:

$5,742
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.36%
North Carolina:

0.86%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,370
State:

$14,303
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,766
State:

$4,317
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

0.23%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,746
State:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,491
State:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 58
This Hospital:

4.93%
North Carolina:

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

$18,150
State:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,868
State:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

2.04%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,125
State:

$16,501
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,641
North Carolina:

$6,542
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.78%
North Carolina:

0.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,895
State:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,904
State:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.31%
North Carolina:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,125
State:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,804
North Carolina:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

3.91%
North Carolina:

3.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,935
State:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,108
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.93%
North Carolina:

1.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,490
North Carolina:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,305
State:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.38%
State:

1.15%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,154
State:

$51,964
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,329
State:

$20,393
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.93%
North Carolina:

0.31%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,774
North Carolina:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,720
North Carolina:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.87%
North Carolina:

1.70%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,517
North Carolina:

$16,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,760
North Carolina:

$5,642
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

0.90%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,112
North Carolina:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,730
State:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

3.06%
North Carolina:

2.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,355
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,563
North Carolina:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 90
Here:

7.65%
North Carolina:

6.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,265
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,078
State:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.04%
State:

1.96%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,356
North Carolina:

$16,496
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,032
North Carolina:

$6,846
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.93%
North Carolina:

0.47%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,300
North Carolina:

$57,481
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,295
State:

$18,672
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.19%
North Carolina:

0.37%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,124
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,676
North Carolina:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.70%
State:

1.96%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,358
State:

$18,944
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,100
North Carolina:

$7,213
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.02%
North Carolina:

0.57%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,026
State:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,783
State:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.55%
State:

2.38%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,355
State:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,498
North Carolina:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

1.71%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,776
State:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,695
State:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.04%
State:

0.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,824
State:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,204
State:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.55%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,135
State:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,343
North Carolina:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

3.31%
State:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,259
State:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,583
State:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.29%
State:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,324
State:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,912
North Carolina:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

4.93%
North Carolina:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,189
North Carolina:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,907
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.78%
State:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,568
State:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,261
North Carolina:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.78%
North Carolina:

0.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,426
State:

$14,967
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,389
State:

$4,973
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.10%
State:

1.63%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,275
North Carolina:

$15,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,447
State:

$4,882
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.89%
North Carolina:

1.10%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.506%
North Carolina:

0.641%

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