OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - CAMDEN, AR

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Addresss:
638 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
CAMDEN, AR, 71701
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (870) 836-1000

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

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,303
State:

$16,636
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,439
State:

$5,641
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.53%
Arkansas:

1.98%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,289
Arkansas:

$20,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,128
Arkansas:

$6,847
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

4.25%
Arkansas:

2.04%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,422
State:

$13,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,133
State:

$4,289
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.12%
Arkansas:

1.89%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,280
Arkansas:

$15,315
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,092
State:

$4,305
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

8.78%
State:

3.62%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,653
Arkansas:

$20,408
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,952
Arkansas:

$5,982
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.97%
State:

1.92%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,750
Arkansas:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,712
Arkansas:

$5,859
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

7.65%
State:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,259
Arkansas:

$12,406
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,231
State:

$3,978
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

8.22%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,972
State:

$18,643
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,530
State:

$6,646
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

5.10%
Arkansas:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,246
State:

$15,028
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,609
State:

$4,813
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.12%
Arkansas:

0.87%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,833
State:

$13,623
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,573
Arkansas:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

9.92%
State:

3.21%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,910
Arkansas:

$12,527
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,923
Arkansas:

$4,040
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

5.95%
Arkansas:

2.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,978
Arkansas:

$42,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,951
State:

$13,634
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.12%
Arkansas:

0.95%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,670
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,113
State:

$11,118
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

13.03%
State:

3.87%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,107
Arkansas:

$19,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,449
Arkansas:

$6,658
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

9.07%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,932
State:

$19,585
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,859
State:

$5,984
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

6.80%
State:

3.51%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,383
Arkansas:

$14,647
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,923
Arkansas:

$4,171
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.40%
Arkansas:

1.79%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

47.500%
State:

39.185%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

10.000%
State:

10.315%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.118%
State:

0.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.013%
Arkansas:

0.062%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.800%
Arkansas:

3.184%

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:

1%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Arkansas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Usually
Here:

10%
Arkansas:

13%
Always
Here:

90%
Arkansas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Arkansas:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Arkansas:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Arkansas:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

73%
Arkansas:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
Arkansas:

20%
Usually
Here:

22%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Arkansas:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Arkansas:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

35%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

60%
Arkansas:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
Arkansas:

81%
No
Here:

18%
State:

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:

20%
Arkansas:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

76%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

2%
Arkansas:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

27%
Arkansas:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
Arkansas:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
State:

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

98.0%
State:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
Arkansas:

93.3%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Arkansas:

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

97.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

82.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.8%

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:

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

96.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Arkansas:

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:

95.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

95.0%
Arkansas:

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

92.0%
State:

91.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

75.0%
Arkansas:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
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 Failure
Here:

12.5%
State:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.4%
State:

12.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.6%
State:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.6%
Arkansas:

19.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.123%
Arkansas:

0.772%

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