LOUISIANA MEDICAL CENTER AND HEART HOSPITAL, LLC - LACOMBE, LA

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Addresss:
64030 HIGHWAY 434
LACOMBE, LA, 70445
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (985) 690-7500

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 59.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 155.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.60
Respiratory Therapists : 6.40
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 58
Total Certified: 58

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

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

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

$15,430
State:

$18,676
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,562
Louisiana:

$5,133
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.28%
Louisiana:

1.34%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,161
Louisiana:

$30,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,585
State:

$7,872
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

4.15%
State:

0.83%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,617
State:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,054
State:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

6.43%
Louisiana:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,288
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,445
Louisiana:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.11%
Louisiana:

2.37%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,312
State:

$14,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,059
Louisiana:

$3,579
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.11%
State:

1.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,706
Louisiana:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,210
State:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

2.01%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,522
State:

$32,751
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,887
Louisiana:

$7,080
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.11%
Louisiana:

1.81%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,829
State:

$31,187
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,412
Louisiana:

$6,362
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

9.96%
State:

0.68%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,580
Louisiana:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,796
State:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.70%
Louisiana:

1.80%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,094
State:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,355
Louisiana:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

6.64%
Louisiana:

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

$35,378
Louisiana:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,778
State:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

4.77%
State:

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

$13,975
Louisiana:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,558
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.32%
State:

2.07%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,636
Louisiana:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,181
Louisiana:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

4.16%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,733
State:

$79,648
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,314
State:

$19,414
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

0.48%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,298
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,191
State:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.73%
Louisiana:

4.93%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,448
Louisiana:

$74,287
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,991
State:

$15,907
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.32%
Louisiana:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,593
Louisiana:

$54,680
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,596
Louisiana:

$10,839
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.90%
Louisiana:

0.48%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,363
State:

$69,459
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,716
State:

$13,367
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.15%
State:

1.46%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,226
Louisiana:

$49,690
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,660
State:

$12,018
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.49%
Louisiana:

0.24%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,035
State:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,228
State:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.49%
Louisiana:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,469
Louisiana:

$22,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,467
State:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

2.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,465
Louisiana:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,506
Louisiana:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.90%
State:

4.23%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,226
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,442
Louisiana:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.53%
State:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,913
Louisiana:

$39,349
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,538
Louisiana:

$9,135
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.32%
Louisiana:

1.73%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$101,422
Louisiana:

$90,080
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,765
Louisiana:

$25,446
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

6.02%
Louisiana:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,188
State:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,013
State:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

3.94%
Louisiana:

1.33%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.446%
State:

0.309%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.033%
Louisiana:

0.092%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Louisiana:

14%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

11%
Always
Here:

84%
Louisiana:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Louisiana:

20%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

72%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Louisiana:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
Louisiana:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Louisiana:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Louisiana:

17%
Always
Here:

72%
Louisiana:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

73%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
Louisiana:

83%
No
Here:

16%
Louisiana:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Louisiana:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

13%
State:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

82%
Louisiana:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Louisiana:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

10%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

87%
State:

75%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

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

82.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Louisiana:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

93.0%
State:

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

88.0%
Louisiana:

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

91.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

96.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

96.0%
Louisiana:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

96.0%
Louisiana:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

96.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

92.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.4%
State:

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

10.7%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.0%
Louisiana:

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

22.3%
Louisiana:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.5%
Louisiana:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.2%
State:

18.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.440%
Louisiana:

0.686%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.440%
Louisiana:

1.429%

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