MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH ARKANSAS - EL DORADO, AR

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Addresss:
700 WEST GROVE STREET
EL DORADO, AR, 71731
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (870) 863-2000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 82.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 168.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 276.25
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 7.00
Physical Therapists : 10.25
Registered Pharmacists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 13.50
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 149
Total Certified: 149
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 20

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice 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
Organ Bank 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

90.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

3
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

99.0%
Arkansas:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Arkansas:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

95.8%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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:

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

93.0%
Arkansas:

95.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

91.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
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 Attack
Here:

21.9%
Arkansas:

16.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
Arkansas:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

14.6%
Arkansas:

12.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.5%
Arkansas:

20.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.7%
State:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.0%
Arkansas:

19.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
Here:

0.189%
Arkansas:

0.206%
Falls and injuries
Here:

0.947%
Arkansas:

0.772%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.379%
Arkansas:

0.471%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

43.100%
State:

39.185%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.400%
State:

10.315%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.711%
State:

0.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.087%
Arkansas:

0.062%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.300%
State:

4.940%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
Arkansas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Arkansas:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Arkansas:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Arkansas:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Arkansas:

23%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
Arkansas:

20%
Usually
Here:

14%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Arkansas:

8%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

81%
No
Here:

19%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
Arkansas:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
State:

69%

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

Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,288
Arkansas:

$11,500
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,580
State:

$3,472
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.24%
State:

0.39%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,161
State:

$14,064
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,895
Arkansas:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.48%
State:

1.39%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,144
Arkansas:

$22,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,300
Arkansas:

$7,242
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.80%
Arkansas:

0.80%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,451
Arkansas:

$9,784
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,576
State:

$3,320
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.29%
Arkansas:

1.87%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,697
Arkansas:

$14,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,024
Arkansas:

$4,890
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.55%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,517
Arkansas:

$11,787
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,317
State:

$3,218
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.03%
Arkansas:

1.39%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,847
State:

$16,636
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,984
Arkansas:

$5,641
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.72%
Arkansas:

1.98%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,180
Arkansas:

$20,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,004
State:

$6,847
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.93%
Arkansas:

2.04%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,634
Arkansas:

$13,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,467
State:

$4,289
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.04%
State:

1.89%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,753
State:

$23,818
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,707
State:

$6,292
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

4.64%
State:

2.74%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,687
Arkansas:

$16,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,530
State:

$6,059
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.28%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,757
Arkansas:

$14,900
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,878
State:

$4,898
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.05%
Arkansas:

0.65%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,475
State:

$15,315
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,528
State:

$4,305
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.77%
State:

3.62%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,660
Arkansas:

$20,408
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,979
State:

$5,982
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.61%
Arkansas:

1.92%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,848
State:

$13,426
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,159
State:

$4,268
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.73%
State:

0.44%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,173
Arkansas:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,570
State:

$5,859
Number of discharges: 86
Here:

5.32%
Arkansas:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,028
State:

$28,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,320
State:

$8,662
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.22%
Arkansas:

2.18%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,650
Arkansas:

$12,406
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,053
State:

$3,978
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

4.20%
State:

1.65%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,975
State:

$33,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,532
State:

$10,641
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.53%
State:

1.16%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,372
Arkansas:

$27,906
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,836
Arkansas:

$8,725
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.04%
Arkansas:

0.52%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,696
State:

$18,643
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,530
Arkansas:

$6,646
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.92%
State:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,275
State:

$15,028
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,760
State:

$4,813
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

0.87%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,883
Arkansas:

$13,623
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,603
State:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.29%
Arkansas:

3.21%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,938
State:

$61,790
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,878
Arkansas:

$18,094
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.55%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,886
State:

$37,206
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,366
State:

$12,038
Number of discharges: 176
Here:

10.88%
Arkansas:

6.27%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,671
State:

$50,771
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,085
State:

$15,401
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

0.86%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$124,340
Arkansas:

$102,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$31,336
Arkansas:

$31,673
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.74%
Arkansas:

0.53%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,105
State:

$15,160
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,097
Arkansas:

$4,855
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.74%
Arkansas:

0.72%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,180
State:

$12,527
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,072
Arkansas:

$4,040
Number of discharges: 88
Here:

5.44%
State:

2.37%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,139
State:

$16,570
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,190
State:

$5,827
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.22%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,076
Arkansas:

$46,597
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,319
Arkansas:

$11,289
Number of discharges: 104
This Hospital:

6.43%
Arkansas:

2.70%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,516
Arkansas:

$12,235
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,688
Arkansas:

$3,751
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

0.52%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,581
Arkansas:

$15,818
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,906
Arkansas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.73%
Arkansas:

1.41%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,789
Arkansas:

$18,999
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,757
Arkansas:

$6,047
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.10%
Arkansas:

1.85%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,246
State:

$31,360
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,925
State:

$10,155
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.30%
Arkansas:

1.26%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$54,724
State:

$42,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,012
Arkansas:

$13,634
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.05%
Arkansas:

0.95%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,007
Arkansas:

$14,719
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,341
State:

$4,754
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.93%
Arkansas:

0.47%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,595
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,819
State:

$11,118
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.35%
Arkansas:

3.87%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,096
Arkansas:

$19,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,712
Arkansas:

$6,658
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.30%
State:

1.65%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,690
State:

$19,585
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,982
Arkansas:

$5,984
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

3.51%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,381
State:

$29,919
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,275
State:

$8,721
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.48%
Arkansas:

1.84%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,723
State:

$14,647
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,197
State:

$4,171
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.72%
State:

1.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,581
State:

$15,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,400
Arkansas:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.87%
State:

1.19%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,120
State:

$13,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,325
Arkansas:

$4,330
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.17%
State:

0.83%

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