INFIRMARY WEST - MOBILE, AL

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Addresss:
5600 GIRBY RD
MOBILE, AL, 36693
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (251) 660-5236

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - State
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 90.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 166.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 12.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 18.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 124
Total Certified: 124
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 96

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.408%
State:

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

0.046%
State:

0.046%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

72%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

14%
Alabama:

11%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
Alabama:

20%
Always
Here:

65%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

18%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

21%
Alabama:

19%
Always
Here:

65%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

9%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

70%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.606%
State:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.606%
Alabama:

0.953%

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

Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,561
State:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,119
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

6.79%
Alabama:

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

$22,022
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,444
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

6.79%
Alabama:

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

$23,585
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,764
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.98%
State:

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

$20,362
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,083
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.98%
State:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,773
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,018
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

6.33%
Alabama:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,253
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,681
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

8.14%
State:

3.24%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,536
Alabama:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,490
State:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

5.88%
Alabama:

1.17%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,235
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,403
Alabama:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

5.88%
State:

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

$13,799
Alabama:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,295
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

8.60%
Alabama:

3.20%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,370
Alabama:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,856
Alabama:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

10.41%
State:

5.91%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,583
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,487
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

5.88%
State:

2.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,508
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,513
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.98%
State:

1.71%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,127
State:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,018
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

8.60%
Alabama:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,060
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,758
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

6.33%
State:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,126
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,025
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

5.43%
State:

1.41%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
State:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
Alabama:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

92.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

93.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
Alabama:

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

92.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
Alabama:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
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%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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

84.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.1%
Alabama:

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

26.7%
Alabama:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
State:

18.6%

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