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HUTCHESON MEDICAL CENTER - FORT OGLETHORPE, GA

 



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100 GROSS CRESCENT
FORT OGLETHORPE, GA, 30742
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 858-2101

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

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,727
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,986
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.75%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,643
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,995
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.52%
Georgia:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,874
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,042
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.14%
Georgia:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,992
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,379
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.93%
Georgia:

1.80%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,481
Georgia:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,568
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.55%
State:

2.03%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,193
Georgia:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,970
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.93%
State:

0.77%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,181
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,462
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.95%
Georgia:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,060
State:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,399
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.16%
Georgia:

2.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,238
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,945
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

3.93%
State:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,606
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,912
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.14%
Georgia:

3.03%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,513
Georgia:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,509
State:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.55%
Georgia:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,508
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,667
State:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

4.91%
Georgia:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,513
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,824
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.72%
Georgia:

5.88%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,301
State:

$34,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,954
State:

$9,891
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

3.73%
Georgia:

0.27%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,114
State:

$14,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,641
State:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.14%
Georgia:

0.39%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,819
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,785
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.34%
Georgia:

1.99%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,449
Georgia:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,196
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

3.73%
Georgia:

2.62%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,801
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,877
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.75%
Georgia:

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

$37,590
Georgia:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,402
State:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.16%
Georgia:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,036
State:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,534
Georgia:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.95%
Georgia:

1.05%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,948
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,046
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

10.41%
State:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,898
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,773
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

5.50%
Georgia:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,710
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,133
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

10.41%
State:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,855
State:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,598
State:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.52%
Georgia:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,684
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,199
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.16%
State:

1.11%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 60.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 154.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 646.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 10.00
Registered Pharmacists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 12.00
Medical Social Workers : 5.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 179
Total Certified: 179

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.389%
State:

0.572%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.777%
State:

0.605%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.777%
State:

0.292%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

83.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

9
State:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

80.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

78.0%
State:

89.3%

Pneumonia

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

93.0%
State:

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

97.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

98.0%
Georgia:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

97.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
Georgia:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
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%
Georgia:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

81.0%
State:

93.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

85.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.8%
Georgia:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.2%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.5%
Georgia:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.9%
Georgia:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.0%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.6%
Georgia:

18.5%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.093%
State:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.019%
State:

0.053%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.100%
Georgia:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

2.100%
State:

1.998%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Usually
Here:

15%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

62%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Georgia:

19%
Always
Here:

62%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

31%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

14%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

71%
Georgia:

69%

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