NATCHITOCHES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - NATCHITOCHES, LA

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Addresss:
501 KEYSER AVE
NATCHITOCHES, LA, 71457
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (318) 214-4200

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 10.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 15.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 297.42
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.30
Occupational Therapists : 1.87
Physical Therapists : 6.18
Registered Pharmacists : 1.58
Respiratory Therapists : 8.90
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.96
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.76
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 5.95
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 10.80
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 96
Total Certified: 96
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 15

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 16%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
Louisiana:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Louisiana:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

74%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

15%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Louisiana:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

65%
Louisiana:

73%

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

Yes
Here:

76%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

24%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

63%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Louisiana:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

36%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

59%
State:

75%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

1.900%
Louisiana:

8.157%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.662%
State:

0.309%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.353%
State:

0.092%

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

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

$7,286
State:

$23,751
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,678
Louisiana:

$5,038
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.56%
Louisiana:

0.18%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,730
Louisiana:

$13,762
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,952
Louisiana:

$3,671
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.70%
State:

0.28%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,917
State:

$18,676
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,064
State:

$5,133
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.98%
Louisiana:

1.34%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,254
Louisiana:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,427
Louisiana:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.26%
State:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,871
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,786
Louisiana:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.82%
State:

2.37%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,480
State:

$14,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,320
State:

$3,579
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.82%
State:

1.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,477
State:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,878
Louisiana:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

2.01%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,626
State:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,004
State:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

4.39%
State:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,111
Louisiana:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,354
State:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.97%
State:

1.96%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,560
Louisiana:

$18,472
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,015
State:

$5,270
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.98%
State:

0.79%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,701
State:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,803
State:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.53%
Louisiana:

3.45%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,603
State:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,974
Louisiana:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.56%
State:

1.80%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,271
State:

$16,470
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,999
State:

$4,439
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.70%
Louisiana:

0.65%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,410
State:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,221
State:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

5.95%
State:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,017
State:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,854
State:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.69%
Louisiana:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,550
State:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,384
Louisiana:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.83%
State:

2.07%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,574
Louisiana:

$26,802
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,941
State:

$7,334
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.55%
Louisiana:

1.32%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,287
State:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,709
Louisiana:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

6.80%
Louisiana:

4.16%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,938
State:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,026
Louisiana:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

7.51%
State:

4.93%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,734
State:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,176
State:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

6.52%
State:

2.82%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,583
Louisiana:

$22,745
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,158
State:

$5,925
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.56%
Louisiana:

0.54%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,751
Louisiana:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,805
Louisiana:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.83%
Louisiana:

2.33%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,837
State:

$35,001
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,510
State:

$8,988
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.98%
Louisiana:

1.02%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,573
Louisiana:

$55,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,038
Louisiana:

$14,638
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.84%
State:

1.12%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,984
State:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,247
Louisiana:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.55%
State:

4.23%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,945
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,093
State:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

8.50%
Louisiana:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,993
State:

$39,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,901
State:

$9,135
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

1.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,654
State:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,285
Louisiana:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.53%
Louisiana:

1.62%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,060
State:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,331
Louisiana:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.69%
Louisiana:

1.33%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.840%
State:

0.686%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
Louisiana:

12
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

89.0%
State:

94.5%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
Louisiana:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

87.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

78.0%
Louisiana:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
Louisiana:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

92.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

94.0%
Louisiana:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

95.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

91.0%
State:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

91.0%
State:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

13.7%
State:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.5%
Louisiana:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.3%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.0%
Louisiana:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.5%
State:

18.7%

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