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Address
126 HIGHWAY 280 W
AMERICUS, GA, 31719
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (229) 931-1280

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,400
State:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,294
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.99%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,039
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,345
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.65%
State:

1.80%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,530
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,880
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

5.65%
State:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,173
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,563
State:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

4.98%
Georgia:

2.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,915
Georgia:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,089
Georgia:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.65%
Georgia:

0.72%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,567
State:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,769
Georgia:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.65%
State:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,446
State:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,830
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

6.31%
Georgia:

3.50%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,079
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,974
State:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.65%
Georgia:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,144
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,991
Georgia:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.32%
Georgia:

1.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,462
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,435
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

5.98%
State:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,760
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,947
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

8.31%
Georgia:

5.88%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,082
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,338
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

5.98%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,682
Georgia:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,895
State:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

8.31%
Georgia:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,701
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,142
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.65%
Georgia:

1.84%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,724
Georgia:

$14,810
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,976
State:

$4,436
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.65%
Georgia:

0.29%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,379
State:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,328
State:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.32%
State:

1.05%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,685
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,536
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

10.96%
Georgia:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,935
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,827
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.65%
State:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,564
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,541
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.32%
State:

2.75%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 42.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 106.25
Other Salaried Personnel : 418.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.75
Registered Pharmacists : 4.75
Respiratory Therapists : 10.50
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 143
Total Certified: 143
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 14

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

76%
State:

81%
No
Here:

24%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

63%
Georgia:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.800%
Georgia:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.111%
Georgia:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.123%
State:

0.053%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

373
Georgia:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

81.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

55.0%
Georgia:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

95.0%
Georgia:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

85.0%
Georgia:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

87.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

88.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

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

93.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

91.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
Georgia:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

91.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

92.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

81.0%
Georgia:

93.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

80.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

83.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.3%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

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

21.8%
Georgia:

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

17.4%
Georgia:

18.5%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.514%
Georgia:

0.689%

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