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Address
5126 HOSPITAL DRIVE NE
COVINGTON, GA, 30014
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (770) 786-7053

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

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

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

$17,402
State:

$27,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,942
Georgia:

$7,422
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.29%
Georgia:

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

$19,576
Georgia:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,921
Georgia:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.88%
Georgia:

0.79%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,841
Georgia:

$20,765
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,652
State:

$5,039
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

0.30%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,214
State:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,071
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

0.57%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,307
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,970
Georgia:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.17%
Georgia:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,476
Georgia:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,429
State:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.95%
State:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,193
State:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,432
Georgia:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.76%
Georgia:

1.39%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,308
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,767
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.17%
State:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,521
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,233
State:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.56%
State:

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

$11,186
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,678
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

4.13%
State:

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

$13,493
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,692
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

4.20%
State:

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

$10,251
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,291
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

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

$22,511
State:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,323
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.88%
State:

2.03%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,526
Georgia:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,395
State:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.75%
Georgia:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,334
Georgia:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,873
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.15%
Georgia:

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

$19,480
State:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,076
State:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.36%
Georgia:

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

$17,237
State:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,036
Georgia:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

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

$11,238
State:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,314
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

3.66%
State:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,952
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,096
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.64%
Georgia:

2.05%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,235
Georgia:

$14,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,838
Georgia:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.08%
State:

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

$11,676
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,000
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 85
Here:

5.76%
State:

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

$15,400
Georgia:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,841
Georgia:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.39%
State:

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

$8,240
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,977
Georgia:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.90%
State:

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

$37,083
State:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,251
Georgia:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,707
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,972
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.24%
State:

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

$21,115
Georgia:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,450
Georgia:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.02%
State:

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

$15,926
State:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,915
Georgia:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.81%
Georgia:

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

$11,175
State:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,576
State:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.22%
Georgia:

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

$10,021
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,676
State:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

4.40%
State:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,604
State:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,550
State:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

6.44%
State:

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

$39,741
Georgia:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,720
State:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.75%
Georgia:

0.75%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,678
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,165
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.83%
Georgia:

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

$12,726
Georgia:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,985
Georgia:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.56%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,958
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,584
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

6.44%
Georgia:

1.99%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,240
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,792
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,695
Georgia:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,980
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

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

$14,087
State:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,455
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.08%
Georgia:

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

$20,673
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,574
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.42%
Georgia:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,010
State:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,136
State:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.42%
Georgia:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,836
Georgia:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,673
State:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.29%
Georgia:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,259
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,346
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

3.12%
State:

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

$14,802
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,729
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.44%
State:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,989
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,896
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

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

$14,997
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,389
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

4.27%
State:

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

$9,447
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,156
State:

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

0.95%
State:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,621
Georgia:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,319
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.08%
Georgia:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,949
Georgia:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,506
State:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.75%
State:

0.99%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Chiropractice Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • Gerontological Specialty Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Organ Transplant 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 44.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 45.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 318.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Physicians : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 7.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 10.00
Nurse Practitioners: 3.00
Residents (Physicians) : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 90
Total Certified: 90

Use of Medical Imaging

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

39.700%
Georgia:

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

9.600%
State:

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

0.165%
Georgia:

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

0.167%
Georgia:

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

7.500%
State:

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

1.600%
State:

1.998%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.229%
State:

0.689%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.229%
State:

0.572%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.8%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
Georgia:

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

93.0%
State:

95.8%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

53
State:

60
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.9%
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

30
Georgia:

27

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

96.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

99.0%
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)
Here:

97.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Georgia:

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

94.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

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

90.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

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

87.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.2%
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.1%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.3%
Georgia:

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

22.9%
Georgia:

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

19.2%
State:

18.5%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

80%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

17%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
Here:

32%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

76%
Georgia:

81%
No
This Hospital:

24%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

65%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

69%
Georgia:

69%

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