ST VINCENT'S ST CLAIR - PELL CITY, AL

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Addresss:
7063 VETERANS PARKWAY
PELL CITY, AL, 35125
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (205) 338-3301

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 15.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 42.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 93.50
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 82
Total Certified: 82

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy 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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
Alabama:

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

95.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

93.0%
Alabama:

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

93.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
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%
Alabama:

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

93.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.8%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.4%
State:

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

23.8%
State:

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

21.0%
Alabama:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.300%
Alabama:

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

0.175%
State:

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

0.290%
Alabama:

0.046%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.100%
Alabama:

6.875%

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,991
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,222
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.65%
State:

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

$20,178
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,753
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

7.75%
State:

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

$12,442
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,551
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

8.53%
Alabama:

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

$11,599
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,485
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

7.75%
Alabama:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,741
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,761
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

6.98%
Alabama:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,386
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,411
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.65%
Alabama:

1.40%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,017
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,909
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

12.02%
State:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,593
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,464
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

8.53%
Alabama:

2.46%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,189
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,431
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.81%
State:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,566
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,324
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

13.57%
State:

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

$41,304
State:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,203
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.04%
Alabama:

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

$14,871
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,696
State:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

14.73%
Alabama:

1.41%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

83%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

10%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

88%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

75%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
Here:

16%
Alabama:

16%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

71%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

27%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

66%
State:

70%

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