MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS - AUGUSTA, GA

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Addresss:
1120 15TH STREET
AUGUSTA, GA, 30912
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 721-6569

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 132.13
Registered Professional Nurses : 787.53
Other Salaried Personnel : 2165.39
Dieticians : 9.00
Occupational Therapists : 9.00
Physical Therapists : 14.60
Registered Pharmacists : 34.20
Respiratory Therapists : 43.45
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 8.50
Physicians : 85.90
Medical Social Workers : 26.30
Physician Assistants : 11.56
Residents (Physicians) : 379.23

Number Of Beds
Total: 632
Total Certified: 632
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 31

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,971
Georgia:

$27,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,838
Georgia:

$7,422
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.78%
Georgia:

0.58%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,175
State:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,058
State:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.75%
State:

0.79%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,014
Georgia:

$13,044
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,040
State:

$4,214
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

0.19%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,408
Georgia:

$13,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,530
State:

$3,817
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.54%
State:

0.34%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,821
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,729
State:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.85%
Georgia:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,314
State:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,511
Georgia:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

1.50%
State:

1.39%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,863
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,898
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

0.88%
Georgia:

1.61%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$81,524
State:

$47,208
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,115
Georgia:

$13,773
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

1.46%
Georgia:

0.64%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,825
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,091
State:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

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

$21,491
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,962
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.16%
Georgia:

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

$26,088
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,003
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

0.92%
State:

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

$15,887
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,688
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

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

$27,869
Georgia:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,460
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

1.63%
State:

2.03%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,264
State:

$20,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,974
Georgia:

$5,772
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.61%
Georgia:

0.25%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,683
Georgia:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,312
Georgia:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

2.11%
State:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,957
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,558
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.77%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,981
State:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,414
Georgia:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.58%
Georgia:

0.21%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,378
Georgia:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,759
State:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

0.70%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,107
State:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,777
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

2.35%
Georgia:

3.05%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,588
Georgia:

$14,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,600
Georgia:

$4,338
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.41%
Georgia:

0.27%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,192
State:

$15,127
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,028
State:

$4,674
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.37%
Georgia:

0.11%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,402
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,385
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

1.46%
Georgia:

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

$45,806
State:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,165
State:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,131
Georgia:

$15,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,705
State:

$4,644
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.45%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,114
Georgia:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,671
Georgia:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.51%
Georgia:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,317
State:

$14,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,908
State:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.37%
State:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,484
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,413
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

2.21%
Georgia:

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

$26,814
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,588
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.19%
Georgia:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,250
State:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,351
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.82%
State:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,510
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,126
State:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

0.92%
State:

1.11%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$128,571
State:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$54,569
State:

$37,469
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.51%
State:

0.57%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,379
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,961
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

2.07%
Georgia:

1.73%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,664
State:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,471
State:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

0.93%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,567
State:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,807
State:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 75
This Hospital:

2.55%
State:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,717
State:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,244
Georgia:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

1.12%
State:

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

$13,505
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,496
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 77
This Hospital:

2.62%
State:

3.08%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,557
State:

$75,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$28,597
Georgia:

$20,611
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.37%
State:

0.48%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,957
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,637
State:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 66
Here:

2.24%
Georgia:

5.88%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,754
State:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,678
Georgia:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.54%
Georgia:

0.75%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$116,149
Georgia:

$122,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$55,148
Georgia:

$36,337
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.61%
State:

0.50%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,337
Georgia:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,608
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.48%
Georgia:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,032
Georgia:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,553
Georgia:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.29%
State:

1.12%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,440
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,412
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

2.21%
Georgia:

2.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,363
Georgia:

$19,554
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,054
State:

$6,592
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.44%
State:

0.23%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,430
Georgia:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,062
State:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

1.50%
State:

0.92%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,417
Georgia:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,208
State:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.61%
Georgia:

0.56%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,270
Georgia:

$26,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,544
Georgia:

$8,183
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.05%
Georgia:

0.24%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$73,624
Georgia:

$39,055
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,038
State:

$11,691
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

0.24%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,341
Georgia:

$64,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,511
State:

$20,678
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.78%
Georgia:

0.70%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,653
Georgia:

$42,017
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,660
State:

$10,961
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.33%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$120,089
Georgia:

$76,070
Average Total Payments
Here:

$36,911
Georgia:

$20,843
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.44%
Georgia:

0.37%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,653
Georgia:

$53,487
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,239
State:

$13,057
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

0.92%
Georgia:

1.54%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$72,508
State:

$52,475
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,691
Georgia:

$12,843
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.36%
Georgia:

0.35%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,758
State:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,554
Georgia:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.52%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$106,687
Georgia:

$54,797
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$30,387
Georgia:

$16,690
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.37%
Georgia:

0.33%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$81,281
Georgia:

$44,360
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,507
State:

$13,112
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.41%
State:

0.32%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,512
State:

$14,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,807
Georgia:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.54%
Georgia:

0.39%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,767
State:

$14,824
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,545
Georgia:

$6,605
Number of discharges: 234
This Hospital:

7.96%
Georgia:

0.62%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,051
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,306
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.71%
State:

1.99%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,014
State:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,919
State:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.41%
Georgia:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,625
State:

$28,741
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,692
State:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

0.37%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,902
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,535
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 94
Here:

3.20%
Georgia:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,170
Georgia:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,626
State:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 128
This Hospital:

4.35%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,751
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,797
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 83
Here:

2.82%
Georgia:

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

$34,841
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,565
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.02%
Georgia:

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

$35,778
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,239
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.65%
Georgia:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$100,997
Georgia:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$47,850
Georgia:

$35,973
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

0.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,131
State:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,195
State:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.29%
Georgia:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,077
State:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,483
Georgia:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

1.73%
State:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$121,425
Georgia:

$138,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$64,669
Georgia:

$41,504
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.34%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,282
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,527
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 137
Here:

4.66%
Georgia:

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

$24,199
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,006
Georgia:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

1.77%
State:

1.59%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,149
Georgia:

$17,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,295
Georgia:

$4,443
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.16%
State:

0.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,338
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,771
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

1.80%
State:

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

$24,135
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,472
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.12%
State:

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

$10,469
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,584
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.78%
Georgia:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$116,369
Georgia:

$87,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$48,062
Georgia:

$26,304
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.05%
State:

1.23%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,912
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,642
Georgia:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

0.85%
State:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,136
State:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,977
State:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.85%
Georgia:

0.99%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

32.300%
State:

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

5.600%
State:

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

0.200%
Georgia:

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

0.004%
State:

0.053%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

7.300%
Georgia:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.500%
State:

1.998%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 19%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

62%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

20%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
Georgia:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Georgia:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

98.0%
State:

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:

92.0%
Georgia:

92.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Georgia:

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

91.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

87.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

96.0%
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)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

78.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

84.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Children's Asthma

Percent of Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

100.0%
Percent of Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

100.0%
Percent of Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

94.0%
Georgia:

94.6%

Surgery

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

97.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

95.0%
State:

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%
State:

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

93.0%
Georgia:

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

91.0%
Georgia:

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

94.0%
Georgia:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.1%
State:

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

11.5%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.5%
Georgia:

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

20.6%
Georgia:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.9%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.9%
Georgia:

18.5%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.090%
State:

0.162%
Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.360%
Georgia:

0.689%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.631%
Georgia:

0.572%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.180%
Georgia:

0.605%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.450%
State:

0.280%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.270%
Georgia:

0.292%

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