LUCAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER - CHARITON, IA

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Addresss:
1200 NORTH 7TH STREET
CHARITON, IA, 50049
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (641) 774-3000

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 3.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 27.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 104.80
Dieticians : 0.20
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 5.00
Nurse Practitioners: 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

3.800%
Iowa:

8.069%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.052%
Iowa:

0.138%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

59.0%
Iowa:

96.9%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Iowa:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

85.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

59.0%
Iowa:

94.3%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

91.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

75.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

75.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.9%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.7%
State:

23.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

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