TRANSYLVANIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL, INC - BREVARD, NC

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Addresss:
90 HOSPITAL DRIVE PO BOX 1116
BREVARD, NC, 28712
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (828) 883-5302

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

Overall Star Rating: 5 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 5 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 108.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 258.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department 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 Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social 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:

29.300%
State:

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

7.300%
North Carolina:

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

0.026%
State:

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

0.006%
State:

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

5.100%
North Carolina:

5.566%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.500%
North Carolina:

2.465%

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

20.8%
North Carolina:

21.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

88.7%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

87.2%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
State:

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

133
State:

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

94.0%
North Carolina:

96.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.8%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

98.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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:

98.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
North Carolina:

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%
North Carolina:

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

97.0%
State:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

13.0%
State:

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

12.5%
State:

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

24.8%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.8%
North Carolina:

18.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 44%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

82%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
Here:

74%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

88%
North Carolina:

84%
No
Here:

12%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

19%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

75%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

19%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

77%
North Carolina:

71%

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