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125 HOSPITAL DR
SPRUCE PINE, NC, 28777
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (828) 765-4201

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,514
North Carolina:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,844
State:

$5,409
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.63%
North Carolina:

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

$8,078
State:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,679
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.52%
State:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,626
State:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,548
North Carolina:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.67%
North Carolina:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,670
State:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,124
North Carolina:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.26%
North Carolina:

1.56%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,812
North Carolina:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,443
State:

$3,788
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.08%
North Carolina:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,206
North Carolina:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,850
State:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

5.93%
State:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,726
State:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,317
North Carolina:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

5.04%
State:

2.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,410
State:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,574
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

7.27%
State:

1.35%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,627
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,554
State:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

7.57%
State:

3.29%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,225
North Carolina:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,172
North Carolina:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.12%
State:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,141
North Carolina:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,641
North Carolina:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.52%
North Carolina:

3.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,622
State:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,089
State:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.37%
State:

1.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,046
State:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,942
State:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.63%
State:

1.15%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,857
North Carolina:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,232
State:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.37%
North Carolina:

1.70%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,379
North Carolina:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,866
North Carolina:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

7.42%
North Carolina:

2.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,407
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,914
State:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.71%
State:

6.15%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,656
North Carolina:

$16,502
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,191
North Carolina:

$5,833
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.78%
North Carolina:

0.66%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,821
State:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,319
State:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

4.15%
State:

1.96%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,614
North Carolina:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,822
State:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.93%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,755
State:

$14,717
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,083
North Carolina:

$5,673
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.08%
North Carolina:

1.29%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,614
State:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,143
State:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.23%
North Carolina:

0.84%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,789
State:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,700
North Carolina:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

5.93%
North Carolina:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,660
State:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,718
State:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

5.19%
North Carolina:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,585
State:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,038
North Carolina:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

9.64%
North Carolina:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,105
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,285
North Carolina:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.52%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,273
State:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,381
North Carolina:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.41%
State:

0.79%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Optometric 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 35.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 41.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 155.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 85
Total Certified: 75

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
State:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

70
State:

49
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

96.2%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

92.0%
North Carolina:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

92.0%
North Carolina:

93.8%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

88.0%
State:

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

94.0%
North Carolina:

97.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

95.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.4%
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%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.7%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.7%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.9%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.2%
North Carolina:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.0%
State:

18.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.435%
North Carolina:

0.641%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.435%
State:

0.418%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.435%
North Carolina:

0.553%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 37%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

85%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
Here:

17%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
North Carolina:

84%
No
Here:

16%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
North Carolina:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

74%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
State:

71%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

38.200%
North Carolina:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

3.600%
North Carolina:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.803%
North Carolina:

0.085%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.906%
North Carolina:

0.026%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.100%
State:

5.566%

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