RHEA MEDICAL CENTER - DAYTON, TN

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Addresss:
9400 RHEA COUNTY HIGHWAY
DAYTON, TN, 37321
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (423) 775-1121

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

Overall Star Rating: 1 Star
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 1 Star
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star
RN Only Star Rating: 2 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.30
Registered Professional Nurses : 33.70
Other Salaried Personnel : 103.90
Registered Pharmacists : 1.10
Respiratory Therapists : 4.20
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 1.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 9.20

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit 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.
Here:

31.300%
Tennessee:

34.494%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

10.700%
State:

8.346%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.093%
Tennessee:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.053%
State:

0.080%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.500%
Tennessee:

4.940%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Tennessee:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
Tennessee:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Tennessee:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

86%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
Tennessee:

23%
Always
Here:

70%
Tennessee:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
Tennessee:

22%
Always
Here:

70%
Tennessee:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

17%
Tennessee:

16%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

63%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

20%
Tennessee:

18%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Tennessee:

8%
Usually
Here:

31%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

63%
Tennessee:

66%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

82%
No
Here:

14%
Tennessee:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
Tennessee:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Tennessee:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

22%
Tennessee:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
Tennessee:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

8
Tennessee:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
Tennessee:

96.4%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

75.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

75.0%
Tennessee:

91.6%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

93.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Tennessee:

97.2%

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%
Tennessee:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

97.6%
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%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.7%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

21.6%
State:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.8%
State:

19.3%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

6.3%
State:

14.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

32.7%
Tennessee:

9.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

7.8%
State:

5.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

16.2%
Tennessee:

8.2%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Here:

41.2%
State:

41.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Hospital:

5.8%
State:

4.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

18.9%
Tennessee:

8.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

2.9%
State:

3.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Here:

2.7%
Tennessee:

4.1%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Hospital:

10.8%
State:

3.5%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

98.6%
Tennessee:

95.8%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

85.1%
State:

92.9%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

37.5%
State:

21.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

85.1%
State:

86.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

67.8%
Tennessee:

83.0%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

2.6%
State:

3.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

17.8%
Tennessee:

29.9%

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