MEADOWS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - VIDALIA, GA

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Addresss:
ONE MEADOWS PARKWAY
VIDALIA, GA, 30474
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (912) 535-5828

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 31.20
Registered Professional Nurses : 49.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 200.40
Dieticians : 1.20
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.60
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 4.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 87
Total Certified: 87

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Social Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,926
State:

$20,765
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,338
State:

$5,039
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.21%
Georgia:

0.30%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,771
State:

$13,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,234
Georgia:

$3,817
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

5.40%
State:

0.34%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,976
Georgia:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,568
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.02%
State:

0.57%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,828
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,506
Georgia:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.07%
State:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,049
State:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,443
State:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.21%
Georgia:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,272
State:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,058
State:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.89%
State:

1.39%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,386
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,369
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.58%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,715
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,334
Georgia:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.77%
Georgia:

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

$19,619
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,321
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

4.93%
State:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,549
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,407
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

3.82%
State:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,711
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,883
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.86%
State:

1.80%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,081
State:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,757
Georgia:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

3.17%
Georgia:

2.03%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,176
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,443
State:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.12%
State:

0.77%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,452
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,866
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.51%
Georgia:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,845
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,390
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.51%
State:

2.05%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,109
Georgia:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,213
State:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.40%
State:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,649
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,452
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 66
Here:

6.15%
State:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,414
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,619
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.63%
State:

3.03%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,705
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,006
Georgia:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.40%
Georgia:

1.11%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,876
State:

$15,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,886
State:

$3,940
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.12%
State:

0.28%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,471
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,109
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.86%
Georgia:

1.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,285
State:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,154
State:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.49%
Georgia:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,687
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,211
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

4.93%
State:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,906
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,869
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

3.17%
State:

5.88%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,337
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,726
Georgia:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.42%
State:

2.20%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,564
State:

$53,487
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,842
State:

$13,057
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.77%
Georgia:

1.54%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,539
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,888
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.17%
Georgia:

1.99%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,212
Georgia:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,433
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

4.00%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,484
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,568
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.49%
Georgia:

1.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,454
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,971
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.49%
Georgia:

0.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,262
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,568
State:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.02%
Georgia:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,666
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,947
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 88
This Hospital:

8.19%
Georgia:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,936
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,803
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

3.26%
State:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,579
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,447
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.63%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,965
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,586
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.05%
State:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,782
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,686
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,421
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,546
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.77%
Georgia:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,630
State:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,468
State:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.49%
Georgia:

0.99%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
Georgia:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

94.0%
State:

92.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

6
Georgia:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

73.0%
Georgia:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
Georgia:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

92.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

89.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Georgia:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

90.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

97.0%
Georgia:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
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%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

81.0%
State:

93.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

89.0%
Georgia:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

86.0%
Georgia:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.1%
Georgia:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.5%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.2%
Georgia:

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

23.0%
Georgia:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.7%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
State:

18.5%

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
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
Here:

12%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

87%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
Georgia:

22%
Always
Here:

80%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Georgia:

19%
Always
Here:

80%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

19%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

78%
Georgia:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.691%
State:

0.689%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

42.100%
Georgia:

35.075%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

3.600%
State:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.060%
State:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.029%
Georgia:

0.053%

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