OCONEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - MILLEDGEVILLE, GA

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Addresss:
821 N COBB STREET POST OFFICE BOX 690
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA, 31061
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (478) 454-3550

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 40.90
Registered Professional Nurses : 140.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 369.00
Dieticians : 1.30
Occupational Therapists : 1.50
Physical Therapists : 4.20
Registered Pharmacists : 8.30
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 140
Total Certified: 140

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy 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
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.343%
Georgia:

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

0.343%
Georgia:

0.572%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.900%
Georgia:

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

0.067%
Georgia:

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

0.072%
Georgia:

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

6.500%
Georgia:

5.752%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
State:

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

100.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
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
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

98.0%
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
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

98.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

97.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
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%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.1%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.0%
State:

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

23.4%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
State:

18.5%

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

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

$11,811
State:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,434
State:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.83%
Georgia:

1.39%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,246
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,008
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.96%
State:

1.61%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,808
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,856
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

6.63%
State:

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

$21,152
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,438
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.82%
Georgia:

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

$12,906
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,361
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.24%
State:

1.80%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,176
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,345
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

5.22%
Georgia:

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

$17,281
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,153
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.54%
State:

2.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,350
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,059
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

6.77%
State:

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

$37,423
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,599
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

5.36%
State:

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

$14,609
State:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,139
Georgia:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.97%
State:

1.23%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,572
State:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$30,576
Georgia:

$37,469
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.83%
State:

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

$17,039
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,898
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.69%
State:

1.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,668
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,699
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

5.36%
Georgia:

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

$31,778
State:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,728
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

4.09%
Georgia:

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

$64,955
State:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,773
State:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.55%
Georgia:

0.75%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,118
State:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,887
Georgia:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.55%
Georgia:

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

$14,537
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,142
Georgia:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.24%
Georgia:

2.20%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,552
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,935
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.82%
State:

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

$32,028
State:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,571
State:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.55%
State:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,204
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,763
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

4.65%
Georgia:

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

$19,417
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,183
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.51%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,443
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,027
State:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.26%
Georgia:

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

$29,386
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,950
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.24%
State:

0.75%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,203
Georgia:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,509
Georgia:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.97%
State:

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

$41,641
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,827
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

4.94%
Georgia:

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

$24,542
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,231
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.96%
Georgia:

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

$23,642
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,186
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

5.50%
State:

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

$27,305
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,379
State:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.96%
Georgia:

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

$14,222
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,288
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.12%
Georgia:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,938
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,330
Georgia:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

1.59%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

58%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
Georgia:

81%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

29%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

60%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

30%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
Georgia:

69%

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