UNICOI COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ERWIN, TN

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Addresss:
GREENWAY CIRCLE
ERWIN, TN, 37650
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (423) 743-3141

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

Overall Star Rating: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 4 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 10.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 32.44
Other Salaried Personnel : 82.80
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.75
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 48
Total Certified: 48

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 Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) 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

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

7.1%
State:

8.2%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

4.8%
Tennessee:

8.6%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Hospital:

2.4%
State:

3.5%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

97.6%
Tennessee:

95.8%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.9%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

36.4%
State:

21.3%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

5.6%
State:

1.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

88.9%
Tennessee:

86.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

93.1%
State:

83.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

14.3%
Tennessee:

29.9%

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

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

$8,371
State:

$19,593
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,100
State:

$5,660
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.75%
State:

2.47%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,952
Tennessee:

$23,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,479
State:

$7,037
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.75%
Tennessee:

2.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,436
State:

$14,972
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,944
State:

$4,309
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

9.50%
Tennessee:

2.17%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,137
Tennessee:

$16,359
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,944
State:

$4,325
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

9.00%
State:

3.25%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,118
Tennessee:

$19,150
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,989
State:

$6,090
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,795
State:

$29,962
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,808
Tennessee:

$8,869
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.75%
State:

2.69%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,159
State:

$42,601
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,203
Tennessee:

$11,072
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.00%
Tennessee:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,163
State:

$15,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,264
State:

$4,583
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

10.75%
State:

3.34%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,832
State:

$48,672
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,336
Tennessee:

$13,186
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

8.25%
State:

5.32%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,214
State:

$14,272
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,679
Tennessee:

$4,148
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.75%
Tennessee:

2.15%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,721
State:

$26,754
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,012
State:

$7,625
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

6.00%
State:

1.78%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,804
Tennessee:

$27,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,030
Tennessee:

$8,368
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

5.50%
Tennessee:

0.93%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,957
State:

$40,945
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,980
Tennessee:

$11,818
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.50%
State:

1.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,739
Tennessee:

$38,065
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,091
Tennessee:

$11,398
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

5.25%
Tennessee:

4.50%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,990
State:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,809
Tennessee:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.75%
Tennessee:

1.42%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,927
Tennessee:

$20,741
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,489
Tennessee:

$5,942
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

7.75%
Tennessee:

3.38%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,650
State:

$30,931
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,777
Tennessee:

$8,698
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.75%
Tennessee:

2.30%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,151
State:

$15,203
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,924
Tennessee:

$4,222
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.50%
State:

1.35%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,466
State:

$17,657
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,926
Tennessee:

$4,362
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.25%
Tennessee:

1.51%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

7
State:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.4%

Heart Failure

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

81.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

75.0%
Tennessee:

91.6%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Tennessee:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

94.0%
Tennessee:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

90.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

90.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

84.0%
State:

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%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

99.0%
Tennessee:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

97.6%
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
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
Tennessee:

96.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
Tennessee:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Tennessee:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.5%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

8.7%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.2%
State:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.1%
State:

19.3%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.900%
State:

8.346%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.194%
State:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.187%
Tennessee:

0.080%

Complaint Deficiency

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

88%
Tennessee:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Tennessee:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Tennessee:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Tennessee:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

58%
Tennessee:

63%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Tennessee:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Tennessee:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
Tennessee:

26%
Always
Here:

65%
Tennessee:

66%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
Tennessee:

82%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Tennessee:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
Tennessee:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
Tennessee:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

70%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

19%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

75%
State:

69%

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