CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY - CHEROKEE, NC

Submitted by:Jody Bradley, Public Relations
Hospital Owner: Tribal
We do not have all the Provided Service you have listed. and staff numbers are way off. We also have 18 beds. This needs alot of work.

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Addresss:
CALLER BOX C268
CHEROKEE, NC, 28719
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (704) 497-9163

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 26.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 86.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Physicians : 5.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 26
Total Certified: 26

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient 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

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,869
State:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,270
North Carolina:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

100.00%
North Carolina:

1.56%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

93.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

93.8%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

88.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
State:

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

80.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.3%
State:

18.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

73%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
Here:

71%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
North Carolina:

22%
Always
Here:

56%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

64%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

74%
North Carolina:

84%
No
This Hospital:

26%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

37%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

56%
State:

71%

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