MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - HAMILTON, AL

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Addresss:
1256 MILITARY STREET SOUTH
HAMILTON, AL, 35570
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (205) 921-6200

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 : 5.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 29.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 96.75
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.25
Respiratory Therapists : 4.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.50
Medical Social Workers : 0.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 57
Total Certified: 57

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical 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

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

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

$9,229
Alabama:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,203
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.49%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,718
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,670
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.49%
State:

1.97%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,011
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,438
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

5.31%
State:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,480
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,532
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

16.73%
Alabama:

2.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,523
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,101
State:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

9.80%
Alabama:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,081
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,109
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

13.47%
Alabama:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,024
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,226
Alabama:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

6.53%
Alabama:

2.59%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,110
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,373
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.94%
Alabama:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,028
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,937
State:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.90%
Alabama:

2.46%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,334
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,227
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

17.96%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,580
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,905
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

9.39%
Alabama:

1.41%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.089%
State:

0.208%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.700%
Alabama:

6.875%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.700%
State:

3.417%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

4
Alabama:

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

98.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

71.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
Alabama:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

83.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.5%

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%
Alabama:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

80.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

54.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

53.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.5%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.0%
Alabama:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.3%
Alabama:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.4%
Alabama:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

86%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
Here:

23%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

71%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

14%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

13%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

18%
Alabama:

24%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

18%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

17%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

77%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

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