PICKENS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - CARROLLTON, AL

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Addresss:
241 ROBERT K WILSON
CARROLLTON, AL, 35447
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (205) 367-8111

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 22.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 43.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 100.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 2.00
Physicians : 5.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 56
Total Certified: 56
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 32

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

48.600%
State:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

16.300%
Alabama:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.055%
State:

0.208%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.010%
Alabama:

0.046%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 19%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
Here:

6%
Alabama:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

93%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
Here:

13%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

74%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

14%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

79%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

20%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

77%
Alabama:

70%

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

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

$8,985
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,797
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.20%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,918
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,080
Alabama:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

4.00%
Alabama:

1.97%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,094
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,081
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

7.47%
State:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,347
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,195
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.20%
Alabama:

2.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,193
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,976
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

6.67%
State:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,802
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,062
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.80%
State:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,834
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,330
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

5.60%
Alabama:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,022
Alabama:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,690
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.27%
State:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,758
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,683
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.93%
Alabama:

1.40%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,338
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,477
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

7.20%
State:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,023
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,763
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.27%
State:

2.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,445
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,643
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

4.53%
Alabama:

1.71%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,527
State:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,874
State:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.20%
State:

0.69%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,691
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,626
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

10.67%
State:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,057
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,264
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.27%
Alabama:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,340
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,177
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

11.73%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,212
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,261
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

6.93%
State:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,636
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,982
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

5.07%
Alabama:

1.41%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

19
State:

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

92.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Alabama:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

98.0%
Alabama:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Alabama:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

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%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

96.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.4%
State:

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

25.5%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.9%
State:

18.6%

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