ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL - GONZALES, LA

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Addresss:
1125 WEST HIGHWAY 30
GONZALES, LA, 70737
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (225) 647-5000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 1.00
Physicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 95
Total Certified: 95
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.610%
Louisiana:

0.686%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.537%
State:

0.450%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,072
State:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,267
Louisiana:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

5.01%
Louisiana:

2.37%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,754
State:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,129
State:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

3.61%
State:

2.01%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,821
State:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,280
Louisiana:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.20%
Louisiana:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,898
Louisiana:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,536
Louisiana:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.81%
Louisiana:

1.96%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,277
State:

$18,472
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,665
State:

$5,270
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.20%
State:

0.79%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,267
Louisiana:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,516
Louisiana:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

8.22%
Louisiana:

3.45%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,963
State:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,238
State:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.21%
Louisiana:

1.80%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,783
State:

$14,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,010
State:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.61%
Louisiana:

0.42%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,876
Louisiana:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,538
State:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

8.02%
Louisiana:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,033
Louisiana:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,754
Louisiana:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

6.81%
State:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,490
Louisiana:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,989
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.40%
Louisiana:

2.07%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,340
State:

$45,151
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,594
State:

$11,427
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.20%
State:

0.96%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,747
State:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,992
State:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

4.41%
Louisiana:

4.16%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,199
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,032
State:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

5.81%
State:

4.93%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,508
State:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,225
Louisiana:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

4.21%
State:

2.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,537
Louisiana:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,194
Louisiana:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

5.61%
Louisiana:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,568
Louisiana:

$22,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,368
State:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.01%
State:

2.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,446
Louisiana:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,185
State:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

12.42%
Louisiana:

4.23%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,223
State:

$23,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,496
Louisiana:

$7,106
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

5.81%
Louisiana:

1.70%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,833
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,178
Louisiana:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

5.41%
Louisiana:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,522
Louisiana:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,458
State:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.01%
Louisiana:

1.62%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

14
Louisiana:

12
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
Louisiana:

94.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
Louisiana:

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

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

94.0%
Louisiana:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
Louisiana:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.5%

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%
Louisiana:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

98.0%
Louisiana:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.5%
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%
Louisiana:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.4%
Louisiana:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

13.2%
Louisiana:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.8%
State:

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

23.1%
Louisiana:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.5%
State:

18.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

10.200%
State:

8.157%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.179%
State:

0.309%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.033%
Louisiana:

0.092%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

3.800%
Louisiana:

2.911%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
Here:

11%
Louisiana:

14%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Louisiana:

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:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Louisiana:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

79%
Louisiana:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
Louisiana:

83%
No
This Hospital:

20%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

14%
State:

18%
9 or 10
Here:

81%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

2%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

81%
State:

75%

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