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Hospital moved to 433 McAlister Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092-4147 (980) 212-2000

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Address
433 MCALISTER RD
LINCOLNTON, NC, 28092
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (980) 212-2000

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

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

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

$30,877
State:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,957
State:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

1.10%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,558
North Carolina:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,007
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.25%
North Carolina:

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

$26,699
State:

$22,422
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,419
North Carolina:

$8,780
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.67%
State:

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

$14,367
North Carolina:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,435
North Carolina:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.17%
North Carolina:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,197
North Carolina:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,082
State:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

3.34%
North Carolina:

1.56%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,029
State:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,781
State:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

4.60%
State:

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

$27,948
State:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,738
North Carolina:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.93%
State:

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

$18,877
North Carolina:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,040
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.42%
State:

1.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,506
State:

$14,802
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,464
North Carolina:

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

1.34%
North Carolina:

0.86%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,663
State:

$18,942
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,691
State:

$7,209
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.67%
North Carolina:

0.34%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,675
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,446
State:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

4.18%
North Carolina:

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

$20,714
State:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,004
North Carolina:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

3.18%
State:

2.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,298
North Carolina:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,048
State:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

5.02%
State:

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

$36,063
North Carolina:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,386
State:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

5.69%
State:

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

$15,144
North Carolina:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,071
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.51%
North Carolina:

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

$49,035
State:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,906
State:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.42%
State:

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

$63,312
North Carolina:

$51,964
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,320
North Carolina:

$20,393
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.92%
North Carolina:

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

$22,430
North Carolina:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,870
State:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.25%
North Carolina:

1.70%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,871
State:

$33,640
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,635
State:

$13,385
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.92%
North Carolina:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,428
North Carolina:

$19,339
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,082
North Carolina:

$8,154
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.84%
State:

1.09%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,140
State:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,796
North Carolina:

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

3.01%
State:

2.46%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,038
North Carolina:

$19,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,573
State:

$9,005
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.00%
North Carolina:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,411
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,759
State:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.42%
North Carolina:

6.15%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,009
North Carolina:

$16,502
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,546
State:

$5,833
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.92%
State:

0.66%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,379
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,225
North Carolina:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.92%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,019
State:

$25,574
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,840
North Carolina:

$10,443
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.17%
State:

0.35%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,098
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,168
State:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

5.02%
North Carolina:

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

$23,041
North Carolina:

$18,944
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,788
State:

$7,213
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

0.57%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,979
State:

$14,717
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,155
State:

$5,673
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

2.09%
State:

1.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,338
North Carolina:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,000
North Carolina:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

3.18%
North Carolina:

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

$29,998
North Carolina:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,436
State:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

3.93%
State:

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

$24,510
North Carolina:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,069
North Carolina:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.00%
North Carolina:

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

$41,721
State:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,502
State:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

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

$36,483
North Carolina:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,213
North Carolina:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 144
Here:

12.04%
North Carolina:

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

$25,553
North Carolina:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,881
North Carolina:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

3.09%
North Carolina:

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

$25,354
North Carolina:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,042
State:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.84%
State:

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

$27,735
North Carolina:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,654
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

3.60%
State:

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

$16,787
North Carolina:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,407
North Carolina:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.92%
North Carolina:

0.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,081
State:

$14,967
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,333
State:

$4,973
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.92%
North Carolina:

1.63%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Registered Professional Nurses : 4.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 475.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 0.25
Physicians : 9.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 110
Total Certified: 110

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.952%
North Carolina:

0.641%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.317%
North Carolina:

0.418%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.952%
North Carolina:

0.553%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.635%
State:

0.266%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.317%
State:

0.124%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

36.000%
State:

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

9.600%
State:

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

0.033%
State:

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

0.043%
State:

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

1.500%
State:

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

3.100%
State:

2.465%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

66%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

84%
No
Here:

14%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

19%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

70%
State:

71%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.4%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

6
State:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

42
State:

49
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.2%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

96.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

93.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

91.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

97.2%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

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

93.0%
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:

92.0%
State:

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

95.0%
North Carolina:

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%
North Carolina:

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

98.0%
North Carolina:

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

97.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.3%
North Carolina:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.9%
State:

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

18.9%
State:

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

25.4%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
North Carolina:

18.8%

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