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Address
720 MALCOLM BLVD
VALDESE, NC, 28690
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (828) 874-2251

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

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

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

$36,084
State:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,978
State:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.39%
North Carolina:

1.10%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,568
State:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,067
North Carolina:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.21%
State:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,327
North Carolina:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,485
State:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.31%
State:

1.56%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,944
North Carolina:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,538
North Carolina:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.23%
North Carolina:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,245
North Carolina:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,680
State:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.76%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,444
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,861
North Carolina:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.96%
North Carolina:

3.29%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,668
North Carolina:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,568
State:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

3.31%
North Carolina:

2.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,511
North Carolina:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,582
State:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

5.15%
North Carolina:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,357
North Carolina:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,514
North Carolina:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

5.51%
State:

3.02%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,488
State:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,403
State:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.31%
North Carolina:

1.15%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$57,980
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,780
North Carolina:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

9.38%
North Carolina:

6.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,988
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,913
North Carolina:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.57%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,337
State:

$21,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,879
State:

$8,579
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.96%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,512
State:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,497
State:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.41%
State:

2.38%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,370
State:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,961
State:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.23%
State:

1.71%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,423
North Carolina:

$22,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,480
North Carolina:

$9,860
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.13%
North Carolina:

0.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,988
North Carolina:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,541
State:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

5.33%
State:

1.35%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,212
North Carolina:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,529
State:

$16,101
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.02%
State:

0.98%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,154
North Carolina:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,515
North Carolina:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

10.66%
State:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,507
State:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,141
State:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

3.68%
State:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,849
State:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,293
North Carolina:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

4.04%
North Carolina:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,896
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,903
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

6.43%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,420
State:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,286
State:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.02%
State:

0.79%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Obstetric 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
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 7.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 113.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 234.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.50
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 172
Total Certified: 172

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
State:

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

93.0%
North Carolina:

96.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

95.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

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%
North Carolina:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

98.4%
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
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

90.0%
North Carolina:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.2%
State:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.6%
North Carolina:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.0%
North Carolina:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.0%
North Carolina:

18.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.346%
State:

0.641%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.449%
State:

0.553%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

33.300%
State:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

12.700%
State:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.038%
State:

0.085%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

12%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
Here:

86%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

22%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
Here:

72%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
Here:

17%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

14%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
North Carolina:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

19%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

75%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

20%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

77%
North Carolina:

71%

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