MURRAY MEDICAL CENTER - CHATSWORTH, GA

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Addresss:
707 OLD DALTON ELLIJAY ROAD, PO BOX 1406
CHATSWORTH, GA, 30705
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 517-2031

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

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Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

9%
Georgia:

18%
Always
Here:

89%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

88%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

17%
Always
Here:

68%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Georgia:

19%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

78%
State:

81%
No
Here:

22%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

4%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

23%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

74%
Georgia:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.464%
Georgia:

0.605%

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,750
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,057
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

12.28%
Georgia:

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

$17,679
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,370
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

25.73%
State:

2.25%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,986
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,766
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

7.02%
Georgia:

3.03%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,018
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,137
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.60%
Georgia:

3.08%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,475
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,196
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

9.94%
State:

1.99%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,827
Georgia:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,055
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

7.02%
State:

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

$21,550
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,531
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

11.70%
State:

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

$16,789
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,823
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

6.43%
State:

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

$20,026
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,325
State:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

12.28%
Georgia:

2.08%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

20.400%
Georgia:

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

0.088%
Georgia:

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

0.021%
Georgia:

0.053%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

21
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

89.3%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

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

89.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.4%
State:

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

25.3%
Georgia:

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

18.4%
State:

18.5%

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