SHOALS HOSPITAL - MUSCLE SHOALS, AL

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Addresss:
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

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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

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

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
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
Here:

14%
Alabama:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

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
Here:

19%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
Alabama:

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%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

18%
Alabama:

19%
Always
Here:

74%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
Alabama:

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
This Hospital:

21%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
Alabama:

70%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,692
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,331
State:

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

4.07%
Alabama:

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

$22,547
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,033
Alabama:

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

3.56%
State:

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

$32,778
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,198
Alabama:

$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
This Hospital:

$3,733
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

7.12%
Alabama:

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

$19,633
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,827
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

9.16%
State:

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

$23,030
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,312
State:

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

3.56%
State:

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

$10,125
State:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,479
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

4.33%
Alabama:

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

$19,576
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,989
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.05%
State:

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

$29,785
Alabama:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
This Hospital:

$3,998
Alabama:

$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
This Hospital:

$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
Here:

$51,443
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,755
State:

$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
Here:

$16,388
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,548
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.07%
Alabama:

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

$17,360
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,114
Alabama:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.31%
State:

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

$25,129
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,296
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.31%
State:

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

$23,878
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,211
State:

$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
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,649
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

4.07%
Alabama:

1.41%

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%
Alabama:

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

0.079%
State:

0.046%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
State:

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)
Here:

98.0%
State:

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
Here:

94.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Alabama:

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
Here:

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
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
State:

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

12.8%
State:

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

24.8%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.7%
State:

18.6%

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