MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL - MONROEVILLE, AL

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Addresss:
2016 SOUTH ALABAMA AVENUE
MONROEVILLE, AL, 36461
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (251) 575-3111

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 26.48
Registered Professional Nurses : 44.60
Other Salaried Personnel : 115.41
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 2.78
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 94
Total Certified: 94

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room 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:

54.200%
State:

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

12.700%
Alabama:

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

0.356%
Alabama:

0.208%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.500%
Alabama:

6.875%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

4
Alabama:

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

99.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Alabama:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

75.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.0%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

90.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
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)
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

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

86.0%
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:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.0%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

15.6%
Alabama:

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

26.3%
State:

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

17.2%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.612%
Alabama:

0.715%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

89%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

74%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Alabama:

16%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

24%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

81%
No
Here:

14%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

28%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,207
Alabama:

$12,821
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,441
Alabama:

$3,841
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.59%
State:

0.41%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,025
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,818
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.14%
Alabama:

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

$8,714
Alabama:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,109
State:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.59%
Alabama:

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

$8,729
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,745
Alabama:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

4.93%
State:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,512
State:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,111
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.47%
Alabama:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,683
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,729
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.81%
State:

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

$15,112
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,560
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

4.48%
Alabama:

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

$10,724
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,079
State:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

9.42%
Alabama:

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

$7,360
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,059
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

4.93%
Alabama:

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

$14,149
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,370
Alabama:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.36%
State:

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

$11,451
Alabama:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,991
State:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

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

$12,364
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,205
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

6.28%
State:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,543
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,825
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

4.71%
State:

1.40%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,343
State:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,454
State:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,780
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,270
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

7.17%
State:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,377
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,704
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

6.50%
Alabama:

2.46%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,493
Alabama:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,341
Alabama:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.47%
Alabama:

0.69%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,703
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,508
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.14%
State:

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

$12,145
Alabama:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,870
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

5.16%
State:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,511
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,614
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

9.42%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,437
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,178
State:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

5.61%
State:

1.41%

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