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Address
201 WEST AVALON AVENUE
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL, 35661
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 386-1601

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,692
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,331
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.07%
State:

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

$22,547
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,033
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.56%
Alabama:

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

$32,778
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,198
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.82%
Alabama:

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

$15,930
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,733
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

7.12%
State:

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

$19,633
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,827
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

9.16%
Alabama:

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

$23,030
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,312
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.56%
Alabama:

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

$10,125
State:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,617
State:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.80%
Alabama:

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

$24,240
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,326
Alabama:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

5.60%
State:

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

$29,728
Alabama:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,479
Alabama:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.33%
Alabama:

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

$19,576
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,989
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.05%
Alabama:

1.40%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,785
Alabama:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,924
State:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.56%
Alabama:

1.69%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,348
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,998
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

7.12%
State:

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

$49,566
Alabama:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,690
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

11.96%
State:

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

$51,443
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,755
Alabama:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.05%
Alabama:

0.70%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,388
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,548
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.07%
State:

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

$17,360
State:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,114
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.31%
Alabama:

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

$25,129
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,296
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.31%
Alabama:

1.81%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,878
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,211
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

7.63%
State:

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

$30,349
State:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,649
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.83%
State:

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

$16,858
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,792
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.07%
Alabama:

1.41%

Provided Services

  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 21.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 89.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 170.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 9.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 148
Total Certified: 148
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 20

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
Alabama:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

80.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

67.0%
Alabama:

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

94.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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:

98.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

87.0%
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%
State:

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%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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%
Alabama:

97.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
Alabama:

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

12.8%
State:

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

24.8%
State:

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

17.7%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Alabama:

11%
Always
Here:

82%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

68%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

20%
Alabama:

16%
Always
Here:

58%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

18%
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:

22%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

13%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
State:

70%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.400%
State:

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

0.140%
State:

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

0.079%
Alabama:

0.046%

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