RAULERSON HOSPITAL - OKEECHOBEE, FL

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Addresss:
1796 HWY 441 NORTH
OKEECHOBEE, FL, 34972
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (863) 763-2151

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 55.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 104.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 100
Total Certified: 100

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Florida:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Florida:

20%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

16%
Florida:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

24%
Florida:

26%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
Florida:

25%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

64%
Florida:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Florida:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Florida:

13%
Usually
Here:

29%
Florida:

30%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

57%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

14%
Florida:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
State:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
Florida:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Florida:

8%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

9
State:

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

100.0%
Florida:

97.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

97.7%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

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:

100.0%
Florida:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

98.2%
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:

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

100.0%
State:

94.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

96.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

12.5%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.3%
State:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.1%
Florida:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

21.3%
Florida:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.7%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.3%
State:

18.6%

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

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

$35,800
State:

$39,188
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,673
Florida:

$7,236
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.95%
State:

0.61%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,981
State:

$56,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,521
Florida:

$11,188
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.38%
State:

0.92%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,133
Florida:

$29,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,150
Florida:

$5,013
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.33%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,905
Florida:

$20,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,610
State:

$3,800
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.45%
State:

0.49%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,177
State:

$25,508
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,387
Florida:

$5,155
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.31%
Florida:

1.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,387
Florida:

$17,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,041
State:

$3,540
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.45%
Florida:

2.00%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,730
State:

$25,471
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,361
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.17%
Florida:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,286
Florida:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,289
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.94%
Florida:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,986
State:

$32,205
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,597
State:

$6,099
Number of discharges: 100
This Hospital:

7.20%
State:

2.28%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,589
State:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,990
Florida:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

4.18%
Florida:

2.16%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,691
State:

$23,968
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,567
Florida:

$4,534
Number of discharges: 86
This Hospital:

6.20%
Florida:

1.78%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,177
State:

$40,249
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,489
State:

$7,687
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.60%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,058
Florida:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,851
State:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

4.61%
Florida:

3.97%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,406
Florida:

$32,281
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,563
Florida:

$6,280
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.52%
State:

1.92%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$72,109
State:

$54,357
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,487
Florida:

$11,119
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.63%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,080
Florida:

$30,847
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,974
Florida:

$5,868
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
State:

0.78%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,187
State:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,534
State:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 93
Here:

6.70%
Florida:

3.10%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,265
State:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,321
State:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

4.39%
State:

2.68%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,743
Florida:

$20,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,443
State:

$4,234
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.59%
Florida:

1.25%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,527
Florida:

$36,877
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,292
Florida:

$7,181
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.80%
Florida:

1.36%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,577
State:

$58,736
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,064
State:

$12,157
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
Florida:

0.78%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,926
State:

$28,580
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,315
State:

$5,183
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
Florida:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,385
State:

$37,133
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,579
State:

$7,488
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.87%
Florida:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,236
Florida:

$25,550
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,099
Florida:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.74%
Florida:

3.06%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$56,400
Florida:

$63,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,020
Florida:

$10,407
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
Florida:

0.33%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,749
State:

$62,092
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,708
State:

$12,789
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.37%
State:

5.59%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$200,286
State:

$165,071
Average Total Payments
Here:

$36,415
State:

$34,049
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.54%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,113
Florida:

$22,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,311
State:

$4,329
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

1.84%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,096
State:

$58,481
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,705
State:

$12,104
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.73%
State:

0.78%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,742
State:

$40,764
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,305
Florida:

$8,129
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.02%
State:

1.01%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,644
Florida:

$24,594
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,204
Florida:

$5,130
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.15%
Florida:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,199
Florida:

$31,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,176
Florida:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

2.09%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,025
Florida:

$48,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,006
Florida:

$10,507
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.51%
Florida:

1.42%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,307
Florida:

$46,344
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,672
State:

$9,075
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.66%
State:

0.72%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,183
Florida:

$64,640
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,587
State:

$12,633
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.31%
State:

0.89%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$84,985
State:

$73,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,216
State:

$14,633
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.73%
State:

0.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,651
State:

$62,484
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,605
Florida:

$12,161
Number of discharges: 103
This Hospital:

7.42%
State:

3.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,803
Florida:

$36,829
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,449
State:

$7,095
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.51%
State:

1.34%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,016
State:

$33,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,606
Florida:

$6,347
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.66%
State:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,686
Florida:

$49,521
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,055
Florida:

$9,220
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.87%
Florida:

1.45%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,968
Florida:

$25,778
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,997
State:

$4,531
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.02%
Florida:

2.45%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,281
State:

$27,166
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,740
State:

$4,596
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.67%
State:

1.35%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.200%
State:

9.768%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.052%
Florida:

0.158%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.006%
State:

0.041%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

2.100%
Florida:

3.396%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.138%
Florida:

0.580%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.228%
State:

0.207%

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