THE MCDOWELL HOSPITAL - MARION, NC

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Addresss:
430 RANKIN DRIVE P O BOX 730
MARION, NC, 28752
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (828) 659-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.63
Registered Professional Nurses : 72.33
Other Salaried Personnel : 153.44
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.20
Physical Therapists : 3.08
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.62
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.21
Physicians : 30.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.36
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 3.80
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 0.91
Physician Assistants : 5.10
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 7.66
Nurse Practitioners: 4.84

Number Of Beds
Total: 65
Total Certified: 65

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation 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
Urgent Care Center Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.400%
North Carolina:

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

0.011%
North Carolina:

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

0.004%
State:

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

5.300%
State:

5.566%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
North Carolina:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

65%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
Here:

78%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

28%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

19%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
North Carolina:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

33%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
State:

71%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

82.0%
North Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

13
State:

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

48
North Carolina:

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

97.0%
State:

96.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

98.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

95.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

95.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

74.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

100.0%
State:

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

85.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

93.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

98.4%
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%
North Carolina:

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

94.0%
North Carolina:

96.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.2%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

15.6%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.5%
North Carolina:

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

23.8%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.7%
State:

18.8%

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

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

$12,960
North Carolina:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,814
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.81%
North Carolina:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,553
North Carolina:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,875
State:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

5.02%
State:

1.74%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,911
State:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,600
North Carolina:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

6.02%
State:

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

$11,336
State:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,954
State:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

5.42%
North Carolina:

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

$8,229
North Carolina:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,900
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

5.42%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,403
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,953
North Carolina:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

7.43%
State:

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

$15,189
North Carolina:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,986
State:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.01%
State:

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

$10,352
State:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,721
North Carolina:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

5.62%
North Carolina:

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

$18,153
State:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,191
North Carolina:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

4.02%
State:

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

$7,037
North Carolina:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,513
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.21%
State:

1.14%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,291
North Carolina:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,964
State:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.21%
North Carolina:

1.70%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,472
State:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,416
North Carolina:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.01%
North Carolina:

2.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,999
North Carolina:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,095
North Carolina:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.41%
State:

6.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,254
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,742
North Carolina:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.82%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,171
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,388
State:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

6.22%
State:

1.96%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,248
North Carolina:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,864
State:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

7.43%
State:

2.38%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,780
State:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,724
State:

$16,101
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.41%
State:

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

$22,467
State:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,205
State:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

7.23%
State:

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

$11,059
State:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,407
North Carolina:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

5.42%
North Carolina:

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

$12,787
North Carolina:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,787
State:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.62%
State:

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

$18,293
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,719
North Carolina:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

3.61%
North Carolina:

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

$7,483
North Carolina:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,789
North Carolina:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.61%
State:

0.79%

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