MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER NORTH - GUNTERSVILLE, AL

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Addresss:
8000 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 69
GUNTERSVILLE, AL, 35976
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 571-8000

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 13.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 90.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 201.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 6.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 10.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 90
Total Certified: 90

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia 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
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

44.600%
State:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

2.200%
State:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.140%
Alabama:

0.208%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.130%
Alabama:

0.046%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

6.100%
State:

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

4.900%
Alabama:

3.417%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

12%
Alabama:

15%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

8%
State:

11%
Always
Here:

91%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

88%
State:

81%
No
Here:

12%
State:

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
This Hospital:

13%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

81%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

19%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

78%
Alabama:

70%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,983
State:

$20,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,400
State:

$5,159
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.35%
State:

0.59%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,982
Alabama:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,181
Alabama:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.48%
Alabama:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,713
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,062
State:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.22%
Alabama:

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

$12,740
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,525
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

3.02%
State:

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

$13,338
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,065
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 74
Here:

4.75%
Alabama:

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

$18,223
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,179
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

4.17%
Alabama:

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

$10,807
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,873
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

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

$9,241
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,788
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 85
This Hospital:

5.46%
Alabama:

4.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,840
State:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,423
Alabama:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

3.02%
Alabama:

2.02%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,726
Alabama:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,846
State:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.71%
Alabama:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,693
State:

$22,804
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,868
Alabama:

$5,453
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.28%
State:

0.66%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,338
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,196
Alabama:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.57%
Alabama:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,533
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,496
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.80%
Alabama:

2.59%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,182
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,467
Alabama:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.86%
State:

1.17%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,580
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,103
Alabama:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.89%
Alabama:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,082
Alabama:

$45,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,117
State:

$11,295
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.35%
State:

0.89%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,045
Alabama:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,090
State:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,627
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,145
State:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.35%
Alabama:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,453
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,041
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.79%
Alabama:

3.20%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,316
State:

$47,070
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,841
Alabama:

$9,624
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.36%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,094
Alabama:

$27,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,806
State:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.83%
Alabama:

0.28%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,097
State:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,516
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

4.17%
State:

5.91%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,404
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,428
State:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
Alabama:

0.70%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,332
Alabama:

$22,240
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,136
State:

$4,763
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.03%
State:

0.63%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,612
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,634
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.63%
Alabama:

2.46%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,258
Alabama:

$59,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,008
Alabama:

$13,986
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.83%
Alabama:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,811
Alabama:

$42,077
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,694
State:

$9,545
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.83%
State:

0.50%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,163
State:

$21,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,078
State:

$5,783
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
Alabama:

0.51%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,467
Alabama:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,264
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.28%
Alabama:

0.52%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,606
State:

$18,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,709
State:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

4.82%
State:

1.10%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,697
State:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,689
Alabama:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.25%
State:

1.46%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,814
State:

$27,322
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,446
Alabama:

$6,236
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,150
State:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,150
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.61%
Alabama:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,293
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,019
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.86%
Alabama:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,061
Alabama:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,670
State:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.48%
State:

1.34%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,232
Alabama:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,822
Alabama:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.35%
Alabama:

0.69%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,775
State:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,556
State:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.41%
State:

0.98%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,976
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,624
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 99
Here:

6.36%
Alabama:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,328
Alabama:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,844
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

3.08%
State:

1.29%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,536
Alabama:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,509
Alabama:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.73%
State:

0.76%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,134
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,204
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

4.62%
State:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,767
State:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,729
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.92%
Alabama:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,878
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,688
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.03%
State:

1.41%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,338
State:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,698
State:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.50%
Alabama:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,614
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,848
Alabama:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.70%
Alabama:

0.98%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

9
Alabama:

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

51
State:

68
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

98.0%
Alabama:

92.0%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

89.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

96.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

95.0%
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
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

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

97.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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

85.0%
Alabama:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

88.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.5%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

8.7%
Alabama:

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

23.9%
Alabama:

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

18.7%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.870%
State:

0.715%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.217%
State:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.652%
State:

0.953%

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