RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - GADSDEN, AL

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Addresss:
600 SOUTH THIRD STREET
GADSDEN, AL, 35901
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 543-5200

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 38.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 224.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 214.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 10.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 12.00
Physicians : 6.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 8.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 28.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 281
Total Certified: 281
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 12

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.700%
Alabama:

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

0.218%
Alabama:

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

0.172%
Alabama:

0.046%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

5.700%
Alabama:

3.417%

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

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

$85,663
Alabama:

$44,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,470
Alabama:

$10,733
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.48%
Alabama:

0.72%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,280
Alabama:

$8,867
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,406
State:

$3,859
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

1.22%
Alabama:

0.58%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,246
State:

$20,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,403
Alabama:

$5,159
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.59%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,498
Alabama:

$12,821
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,816
Alabama:

$3,841
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.41%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,479
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,384
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.13%
State:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,755
Alabama:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,706
Alabama:

$7,187
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

0.87%
Alabama:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,942
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,015
State:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.13%
Alabama:

1.61%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,489
State:

$43,417
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,715
Alabama:

$8,910
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.17%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,368
Alabama:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,348
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

2.09%
Alabama:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,770
State:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,237
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 132
Here:

4.24%
Alabama:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,588
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,025
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

2.06%
State:

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

$49,602
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,305
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 86
This Hospital:

2.77%
Alabama:

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

$31,265
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,895
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$94,735
State:

$50,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,123
State:

$12,733
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.43%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,138
State:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,729
State:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 120
Here:

3.86%
State:

2.16%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,285
State:

$24,311
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,722
State:

$5,341
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.35%
State:

0.40%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,252
State:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,254
State:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.58%
Alabama:

0.68%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,364
State:

$24,207
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,279
State:

$5,958
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.39%
Alabama:

0.20%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,376
Alabama:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,634
State:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.58%
Alabama:

0.54%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,276
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,851
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 140
Here:

4.50%
Alabama:

4.04%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,328
Alabama:

$29,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,462
State:

$5,857
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.45%
Alabama:

0.62%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,211
State:

$16,733
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,766
Alabama:

$3,992
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.45%
Alabama:

0.23%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,360
State:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,763
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

2.02%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,673
Alabama:

$42,426
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,524
State:

$10,354
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.59%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,348
State:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,415
State:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.45%
State:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,742
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,571
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 114
Here:

3.67%
State:

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

$74,966
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,977
Alabama:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

2.41%
Alabama:

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

$24,459
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,535
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

1.25%
Alabama:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$83,895
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,849
Alabama:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.80%
Alabama:

1.17%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,675
Alabama:

$39,677
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,204
Alabama:

$8,661
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.90%
Alabama:

0.30%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,257
State:

$16,154
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,450
State:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.68%
Alabama:

0.32%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$188,313
Alabama:

$141,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,410
Alabama:

$33,156
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.64%
State:

0.37%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,770
Alabama:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,076
Alabama:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

1.51%
State:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,726
State:

$45,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,375
Alabama:

$11,295
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.51%
State:

0.89%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,764
Alabama:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,292
Alabama:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.90%
Alabama:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$56,407
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,307
State:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.51%
Alabama:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,815
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,104
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

2.09%
State:

3.20%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,151
State:

$47,070
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,887
Alabama:

$9,624
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.42%
Alabama:

0.36%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,363
Alabama:

$34,278
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,123
State:

$6,780
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.35%
Alabama:

0.27%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,188
Alabama:

$27,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,842
State:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.48%
Alabama:

0.28%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$157,711
State:

$81,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,556
Alabama:

$18,188
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.45%
State:

0.31%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$114,777
State:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,639
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 109
Here:

3.50%
Alabama:

5.91%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$79,594
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,508
Alabama:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.39%
State:

0.70%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$142,101
State:

$141,237
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$26,218
State:

$31,717
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.39%
State:

0.49%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,319
Alabama:

$22,240
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,487
Alabama:

$4,763
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.68%
Alabama:

0.63%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,572
State:

$26,286
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,424
State:

$6,809
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.55%
State:

0.74%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,416
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,723
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

2.22%
State:

2.46%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,113
Alabama:

$44,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,293
Alabama:

$11,495
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.42%
State:

0.54%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,947
Alabama:

$26,896
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,333
Alabama:

$5,937
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.61%
Alabama:

0.54%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$110,890
Alabama:

$59,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,660
State:

$13,986
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.58%
Alabama:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$83,074
Alabama:

$42,077
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,570
Alabama:

$9,545
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.55%
State:

0.50%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$124,453
State:

$61,973
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,320
State:

$11,232
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

1.53%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$117,334
Alabama:

$55,660
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,388
State:

$10,124
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.22%
State:

0.55%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,163
Alabama:

$21,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,658
State:

$5,783
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.35%
Alabama:

0.51%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,590
State:

$16,167
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,465
Alabama:

$3,994
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.35%
Alabama:

0.33%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$142,716
State:

$66,046
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,874
State:

$14,817
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.45%
Alabama:

0.36%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$137,134
State:

$54,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,814
Alabama:

$11,411
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.33%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,052
State:

$41,181
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,674
Alabama:

$9,214
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.48%
State:

0.26%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,805
State:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,285
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.61%
Alabama:

0.52%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,020
Alabama:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,981
Alabama:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

1.54%
Alabama:

1.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,862
State:

$35,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,555
Alabama:

$7,443
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

0.77%
Alabama:

0.32%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,399
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,262
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 104
Here:

3.34%
Alabama:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,659
State:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,680
State:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 103
Here:

3.31%
State:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$80,630
State:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,564
Alabama:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

2.41%
State:

1.34%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,551
State:

$17,427
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,335
State:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.24%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,440
State:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,787
Alabama:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.69%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$88,134
Alabama:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,324
State:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.55%
State:

0.98%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$252,726
State:

$159,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$32,591
Alabama:

$31,972
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.39%
State:

0.33%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$116,334
State:

$59,954
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,184
Alabama:

$13,580
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.71%
Alabama:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,973
Alabama:

$19,442
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,988
Alabama:

$4,702
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

0.96%
Alabama:

0.67%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$270,372
State:

$157,530
Average Total Payments
Here:

$32,820
Alabama:

$36,520
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.42%
Alabama:

0.19%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$88,383
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,255
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 178
This Hospital:

5.72%
State:

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

$44,777
Alabama:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,303
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

1.41%
Alabama:

1.29%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,257
State:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,459
Alabama:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.76%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,192
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,754
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 74
This Hospital:

2.38%
Alabama:

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

$74,271
State:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,209
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 101
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

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

$35,685
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,812
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.09%
State:

1.41%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,395
State:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,052
Alabama:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

1.99%
Alabama:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,843
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,987
Alabama:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

1.35%
Alabama:

0.98%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

2
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

95.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Alabama:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

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

97.0%
Alabama:

97.8%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

90.0%
Alabama:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.9%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.8%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.7%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.2%
State:

19.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.0%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.1%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.355%
Alabama:

0.715%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.118%
Alabama:

0.546%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.118%
State:

0.439%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Alabama:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

52%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

25%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

31%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

16%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

63%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

78%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

22%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

16%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

29%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

55%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

11%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
State:

70%

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