RUSSELL HOSPITAL - ALEXANDER CITY, AL

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Addresss:
3316 HIGHWAY 280
ALEXANDER CITY, AL, 35010
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 329-7100

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 18.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 112.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 422.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 5.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 81
Total Certified: 81

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room 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
Therapeutic Radiology 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:

34.700%
State:

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

11.900%
Alabama:

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

0.125%
State:

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

0.079%
Alabama:

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

1.300%
State:

3.417%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 38%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

12%
Alabama:

15%
Always
Here:

84%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

10%
Alabama:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

87%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

69%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

14%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

17%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

80%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

2%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

19%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

79%
Alabama:

70%

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

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

$21,083
Alabama:

$44,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,635
State:

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

1.54%
Alabama:

0.72%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,899
Alabama:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,819
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.16%
Alabama:

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

$8,993
State:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,817
Alabama:

$7,187
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.34%
State:

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

$5,554
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,267
State:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.47%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,776
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,778
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.85%
State:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,935
Alabama:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,160
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.06%
Alabama:

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

$9,066
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,434
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

3.81%
Alabama:

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

$11,088
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,657
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.78%
Alabama:

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

$6,963
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,101
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

4.94%
State:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,550
State:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,230
State:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.68%
State:

2.16%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,877
Alabama:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,393
State:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,098
State:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,637
Alabama:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.34%
Alabama:

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

$7,276
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,122
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

5.25%
Alabama:

4.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,137
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,868
Alabama:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.47%
Alabama:

2.02%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,485
State:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,106
State:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.24%
Alabama:

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

$9,107
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,687
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

5.05%
State:

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

$11,837
Alabama:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,094
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.65%
State:

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

$6,836
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,863
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.54%
State:

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

$19,667
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,472
State:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.37%
State:

1.17%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,975
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,806
Alabama:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.27%
State:

1.69%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,860
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,448
State:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.27%
Alabama:

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

$7,038
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,285
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.40%
State:

3.20%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,677
Alabama:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,004
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

7.11%
State:

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

$34,872
Alabama:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,748
Alabama:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.65%
Alabama:

0.70%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,588
Alabama:

$26,286
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,102
State:

$6,809
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.34%
Alabama:

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

$7,422
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,054
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.30%
State:

2.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,103
State:

$35,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,924
Alabama:

$7,443
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.24%
Alabama:

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

$8,405
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,572
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.06%
Alabama:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,743
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,722
State:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.78%
Alabama:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,330
State:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,146
Alabama:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.37%
State:

1.34%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,097
Alabama:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,225
State:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.34%
Alabama:

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

$19,568
Alabama:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,100
Alabama:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.30%
Alabama:

0.98%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,271
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,698
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

4.63%
State:

3.35%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,699
State:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,945
Alabama:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.24%
Alabama:

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

$13,706
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,809
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.37%
Alabama:

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

$13,261
State:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,224
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.54%
Alabama:

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

$6,904
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,145
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.54%
State:

1.41%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,578
State:

$78,768
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,343
State:

$21,268
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.75%
State:

1.18%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,362
State:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,218
Alabama:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.50%
State:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,943
State:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,213
Alabama:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.34%
State:

0.98%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
State:

99.3%
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%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
Alabama:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

84.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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:

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:

96.0%
Alabama:

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

93.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Alabama:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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:

94.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
Alabama:

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

97.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
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 Attack
This Hospital:

17.1%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.6%
Alabama:

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

14.9%
State:

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

20.4%
State:

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

22.9%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.9%
Alabama:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.621%
Alabama:

0.715%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.621%
Alabama:

0.953%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.310%
State:

0.209%

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