STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ANNISTON, AL

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Addresss:
301 EAST 18TH ST
ANNISTON, AL, 36201
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 235-8900

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 27.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 141.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 249.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 10.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 125
Total Certified: 125

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

31.900%
State:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

16.300%
Alabama:

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

0.073%
State:

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

0.125%
Alabama:

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

8.300%
State:

6.875%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,794
State:

$20,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,415
State:

$5,159
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
Alabama:

0.59%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,514
State:

$12,821
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,156
State:

$3,841
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.92%
State:

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

$27,347
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,249
Alabama:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
Alabama:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,322
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,958
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.05%
Alabama:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,288
Alabama:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,638
Alabama:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

3.34%
Alabama:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,075
Alabama:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,489
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

3.54%
Alabama:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,329
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,002
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

4.52%
State:

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

$25,465
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,616
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

3.01%
Alabama:

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

$16,440
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,279
State:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

3.74%
State:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,233
State:

$50,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,313
State:

$12,733
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
Alabama:

0.43%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,329
State:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,632
State:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

3.34%
State:

2.16%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,578
State:

$24,311
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,842
Alabama:

$5,341
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

0.40%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,424
State:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,221
Alabama:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.25%
Alabama:

0.68%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,867
State:

$17,043
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,311
Alabama:

$3,712
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.13%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,325
State:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,099
Alabama:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
Alabama:

0.54%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,375
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,828
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 133
Here:

8.72%
Alabama:

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

$39,757
State:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,223
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.49%
State:

2.02%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,031
State:

$42,426
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,598
Alabama:

$10,354
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
Alabama:

0.59%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,440
Alabama:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,807
State:

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

0.72%
State:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,461
State:

$22,804
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,984
State:

$5,453
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

0.66%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,631
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,532
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

3.47%
Alabama:

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

$31,475
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,696
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

3.01%
Alabama:

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

$15,607
State:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,554
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.18%
Alabama:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,969
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,765
State:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.79%
State:

1.17%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,872
State:

$16,154
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,187
State:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
Alabama:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,537
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,312
Alabama:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
State:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,900
State:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,154
State:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.79%
Alabama:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,250
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,707
State:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
Alabama:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,155
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,053
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 87
This Hospital:

5.70%
Alabama:

3.20%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,541
State:

$47,070
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,025
State:

$9,624
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$141,035
State:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,965
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.62%
State:

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

$100,334
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,528
State:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.92%
Alabama:

0.70%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,051
State:

$22,240
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,271
Alabama:

$4,763
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
State:

0.63%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,096
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,764
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.70%
State:

2.46%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,217
Alabama:

$59,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,369
Alabama:

$13,986
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.92%
State:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$102,474
State:

$42,077
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,653
State:

$9,545
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.92%
State:

0.50%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$92,942
Alabama:

$61,973
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,355
State:

$11,232
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

1.53%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,741
Alabama:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,254
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
Alabama:

0.52%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,155
State:

$18,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,686
State:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
State:

1.10%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,367
State:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,099
State:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.10%
State:

1.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,847
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,292
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.25%
State:

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

$23,041
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,973
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
Alabama:

1.81%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,395
Alabama:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,398
State:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.44%
Alabama:

1.34%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,641
State:

$17,427
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,591
Alabama:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
Alabama:

0.24%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,047
State:

$59,954
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,452
State:

$13,580
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.38%
Alabama:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,551
Alabama:

$19,442
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,954
State:

$4,702
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.11%
State:

0.67%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,925
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,742
State:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.56%
Alabama:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,492
Alabama:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,965
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.51%
State:

1.29%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,179
State:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,518
Alabama:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.44%
State:

0.76%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,446
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,294
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.62%
Alabama:

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

$31,921
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,677
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.28%
State:

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

$18,012
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,013
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.41%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,561
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,715
State:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.75%
Alabama:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,740
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,767
Alabama:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
State:

0.98%

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:

11%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Alabama:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

27%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

48%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

61%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

28%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

79%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

21%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

18%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

59%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

11%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
State:

70%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
Alabama:

8
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

97.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

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:

99.0%
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
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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%
State:

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

94.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
Alabama:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.4%
State:

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

12.0%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.0%
State:

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

20.3%
State:

19.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.4%
Alabama:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.1%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.613%
State:

0.715%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.204%
State:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.613%
Alabama:

0.953%

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