UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL - BIRMINGHAM, AL

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Addresss:
619 SOUTH 19TH STREET
BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35233
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (205) 934-4011

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 : 21.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 1848.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 3350.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 32.00
Dieticians : 11.00
Occupational Therapists : 15.00
Physical Therapists : 27.50
Registered Pharmacists : 112.00
Respiratory Therapists : 120.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 7.10
Physicians : 773.00
Medical Social Workers : 13.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Residents (Physicians) : 655.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 908
Total Certified: 908
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 78
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 54

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Burn Care Unit Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
Alabama:

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

99.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Alabama:

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

96.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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:

92.0%
Alabama:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

96.5%

Surgery

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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
Here:

92.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

90.0%
Alabama:

95.6%
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%
Alabama:

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

92.0%
Alabama:

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

84.0%
Alabama:

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

73.0%
State:

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

79.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.0%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.7%
Alabama:

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

20.3%
Alabama:

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

25.7%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.6%
Alabama:

18.6%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,636
Alabama:

$30,868
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,475
Alabama:

$6,910
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

0.56%
State:

0.42%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,411
State:

$44,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,145
Alabama:

$10,733
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

0.60%
Alabama:

0.72%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,073
Alabama:

$25,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,143
Alabama:

$4,746
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.32%
State:

0.29%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,386
Alabama:

$14,419
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,317
State:

$3,776
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.37%
Alabama:

0.28%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,326
Alabama:

$24,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,366
State:

$5,652
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

1.26%
State:

0.57%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,128
Alabama:

$20,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,112
Alabama:

$5,159
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

0.55%
State:

0.59%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,438
State:

$12,821
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,466
State:

$3,841
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.23%
Alabama:

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

$19,007
State:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,327
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,210
Alabama:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,361
Alabama:

$7,187
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

0.60%
State:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,878
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,532
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 77
Here:

1.24%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,892
Alabama:

$43,417
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,411
State:

$8,910
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.35%
State:

0.17%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,487
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,155
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 74
Here:

1.19%
Alabama:

1.97%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,714
State:

$42,284
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,674
State:

$11,496
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

0.44%
Alabama:

0.76%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,450
Alabama:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,235
Alabama:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 106
Here:

1.71%
State:

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

$21,674
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,510
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

0.73%
Alabama:

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

$29,210
State:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,614
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

0.60%
Alabama:

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

$15,007
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,423
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

0.61%
State:

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

$117,294
Alabama:

$50,667
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,842
Alabama:

$12,733
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

0.84%
Alabama:

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

$41,244
State:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,386
Alabama:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 169
This Hospital:

2.72%
Alabama:

2.16%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,823
State:

$26,544
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,843
Alabama:

$5,604
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

1.16%
State:

0.33%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,214
State:

$24,311
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,848
Alabama:

$5,341
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.40%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,911
Alabama:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,237
State:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

0.87%
State:

0.68%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,589
State:

$24,207
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,042
State:

$5,958
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.37%
Alabama:

0.20%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,171
Alabama:

$31,381
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,783
State:

$6,930
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

0.87%
State:

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

$20,051
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,944
Alabama:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 158
This Hospital:

2.55%
Alabama:

4.04%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,841
State:

$29,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,031
Alabama:

$5,857
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

0.52%
Alabama:

0.62%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,893
Alabama:

$16,733
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,081
State:

$3,992
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.23%
State:

0.23%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,580
State:

$18,395
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,425
Alabama:

$4,238
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.40%
Alabama:

0.16%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,662
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,494
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 104
Here:

1.68%
Alabama:

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

$42,675
State:

$42,426
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,329
State:

$10,354
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

0.95%
State:

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

$14,431
Alabama:

$17,884
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,996
Alabama:

$4,244
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.42%
State:

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

$20,286
State:

$22,804
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,059
Alabama:

$5,453
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

0.87%
State:

0.66%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,388
State:

$16,107
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,607
Alabama:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.37%
State:

0.39%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,286
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,031
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 169
Here:

2.72%
State:

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

$60,845
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,486
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 79
Here:

1.27%
Alabama:

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

$15,460
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,005
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 71
This Hospital:

1.14%
Alabama:

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

$65,319
State:

$43,657
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,100
State:

$10,470
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

0.63%
State:

1.17%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$82,165
State:

$60,977
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,352
Alabama:

$17,188
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.27%
State:

0.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,169
State:

$39,677
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,177
State:

$8,661
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.27%
Alabama:

0.30%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,380
Alabama:

$16,154
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,501
State:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

0.50%
State:

0.32%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$185,074
Alabama:

$141,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$47,347
State:

$33,156
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.37%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,680
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,721
State:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 104
Here:

1.68%
Alabama:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,849
Alabama:

$45,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,728
State:

$11,295
Number of discharges: 119
Here:

1.92%
State:

0.89%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,430
Alabama:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,948
State:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 91
This Hospital:

1.47%
State:

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

$26,867
State:

$26,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,082
Alabama:

$6,951
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

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

$16,997
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,113
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 124
Here:

2.00%
Alabama:

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

$31,068
State:

$34,278
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,508
State:

$6,780
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.24%
Alabama:

0.27%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$87,058
State:

$76,397
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,212
State:

$18,092
Number of discharges: 97
Here:

1.56%
Alabama:

0.57%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,767
Alabama:

$27,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,745
State:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

0.63%
State:

0.28%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$72,602
State:

$81,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,759
State:

$18,188
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.29%
Alabama:

0.31%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,963
Alabama:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,242
State:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 208
Here:

3.35%
Alabama:

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

$72,765
State:

$66,679
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,629
State:

$15,273
Number of discharges: 82
This Hospital:

1.32%
Alabama:

0.70%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$142,991
State:

$141,237
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$39,041
Alabama:

$31,717
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

0.61%
State:

0.49%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,129
State:

$22,240
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,268
Alabama:

$4,763
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

0.63%
Alabama:

0.63%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,077
State:

$26,286
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,382
State:

$6,809
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

1.53%
Alabama:

0.74%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,636
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,470
State:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 108
Here:

1.74%
State:

2.46%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,551
Alabama:

$27,761
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,506
Alabama:

$6,374
Number of discharges: 58
This Hospital:

0.93%
Alabama:

0.21%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,651
Alabama:

$44,549
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,954
Alabama:

$11,495
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

1.53%
Alabama:

0.54%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,623
Alabama:

$26,896
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,183
Alabama:

$5,937
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

0.58%
State:

0.54%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,775
State:

$22,589
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,671
Alabama:

$6,929
Number of discharges: 154
Here:

2.48%
Alabama:

0.25%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,809
Alabama:

$37,568
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,854
State:

$9,920
Number of discharges: 94
Here:

1.51%
State:

0.32%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,974
Alabama:

$59,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,078
Alabama:

$13,986
Number of discharges: 63
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$74,636
State:

$66,418
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,276
State:

$19,089
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

1.13%
Alabama:

0.46%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,869
State:

$42,077
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,435
State:

$9,545
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

1.10%
Alabama:

0.50%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$104,913
Alabama:

$82,283
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,938
Alabama:

$18,565
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

0.47%
Alabama:

0.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,177
Alabama:

$61,973
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,004
Alabama:

$11,232
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

1.10%
State:

1.53%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,039
Alabama:

$55,660
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,729
Alabama:

$10,124
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

0.40%
Alabama:

0.55%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,513
Alabama:

$51,450
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,990
State:

$10,624
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

0.97%
Alabama:

0.27%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,220
State:

$21,746
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,614
Alabama:

$5,783
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

0.51%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,223
State:

$16,167
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,965
State:

$3,994
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

0.77%
Alabama:

0.33%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,454
Alabama:

$66,046
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,958
Alabama:

$14,817
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.34%
State:

0.36%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,698
State:

$54,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,338
State:

$11,411
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.21%
Alabama:

0.33%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,977
State:

$41,181
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,146
State:

$9,214
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

0.52%
Alabama:

0.26%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,659
State:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,703
Alabama:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

0.56%
State:

0.52%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,252
Alabama:

$18,511
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,495
Alabama:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.29%
State:

1.10%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,649
State:

$34,075
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,291
State:

$7,589
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

0.60%
Alabama:

1.46%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,814
State:

$27,322
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,361
State:

$6,236
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

0.56%
Alabama:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,646
Alabama:

$35,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,817
State:

$7,443
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

0.55%
State:

0.32%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,246
State:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,828
State:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 108
This Hospital:

1.74%
State:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,131
Alabama:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,308
State:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 171
Here:

2.76%
State:

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

$29,712
State:

$39,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,685
Alabama:

$9,770
Number of discharges: 105
This Hospital:

1.69%
Alabama:

1.34%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,162
State:

$17,427
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,786
Alabama:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

0.48%
Alabama:

0.24%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,262
State:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,741
State:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.69%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,961
Alabama:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,351
Alabama:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.98%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$188,031
State:

$159,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$42,550
Alabama:

$31,972
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

0.45%
Alabama:

0.33%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$74,599
Alabama:

$59,954
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,519
Alabama:

$13,580
Number of discharges: 80
Here:

1.29%
Alabama:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,283
Alabama:

$19,442
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,024
State:

$4,702
Number of discharges: 145
This Hospital:

2.34%
State:

0.67%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$205,493
Alabama:

$157,530
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$48,198
State:

$36,520
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

0.63%
State:

0.19%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,871
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,483
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 211
Here:

3.40%
State:

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

$31,163
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,600
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 85
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

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

$16,730
Alabama:

$14,866
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,755
State:

$4,004
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

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

$23,160
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,481
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 149
Here:

2.40%
Alabama:

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

$33,153
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,115
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 81
This Hospital:

1.31%
State:

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

$15,012
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,900
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

0.63%
State:

1.41%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$85,098
State:

$78,768
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,769
State:

$21,268
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

1.00%
Alabama:

1.18%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,680
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,414
State:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 123
This Hospital:

1.98%
Alabama:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,658
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,625
State:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

0.82%
Alabama:

0.98%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.035%
State:

0.208%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

7.600%
Alabama:

6.875%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.800%
State:

3.417%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.329%
State:

0.715%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.549%
State:

0.546%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.512%
State:

0.953%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.183%
Alabama:

0.439%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.146%
State:

0.209%
Air Bubble in the Bloodstream
This Hospital:

0.037%
Alabama:

0.037%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

25%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

64%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

24%
Alabama:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
State:

81%
No
Here:

15%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

14%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

80%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

13%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

84%
State:

70%

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