VA CENTRAL AR. VETERANS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LR - LITTLE ROCK, AR

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Addresss:
4300 WEST SEVENTH STREET
LITTLE ROCK, AR, 72205
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (501) 257-1000

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

Number Of Beds
Total: 471
Total Certified: 471

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

98.0%
Arkansas:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
Arkansas:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

77.0%
Arkansas:

90.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

95.0%
Arkansas:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.8%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
Arkansas:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

98.0%
Arkansas:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

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

94.0%
State:

91.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.5%
State:

16.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.0%
State:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.1%
State:

12.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.1%
State:

20.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.5%
Arkansas:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

23.3%
Arkansas:

19.0%

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