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Address
211 VIRGINIA RD
EDENTON, NC, 27932
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (252) 482-8451

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes


Overall Star Rating: 5 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Organ Bank Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Outppatient Psychiatric Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 12.16
Registered Professional Nurses : 87.42
Other Salaried Personnel : 247.45
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 0.50
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 2.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.50
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 5.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 5.65
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 0.93
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 7.94

Number Of Beds

Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Hospital:

7.7%
North Carolina:

1.4%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

88.7%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

87.2%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.8%
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:

97.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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:

99.0%
State:

97.2%

Surgery

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

98.0%
North Carolina:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

98.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.8%
North Carolina:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.5%
North Carolina:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.5%
North Carolina:

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

20.1%
North Carolina:

18.8%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

34.800%
North Carolina:

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

6.100%
North Carolina:

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

0.067%
State:

0.085%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.014%
State:

0.026%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.700%
North Carolina:

5.566%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 36%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

84%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

87%
North Carolina:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

80%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
Here:

19%
North Carolina:

22%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

70%
North Carolina:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

30%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
Here:

64%
North Carolina:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

88%
North Carolina:

84%
No
Here:

12%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

20%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

77%
North Carolina:

71%

Complaint Deficiency

Assist those residents who need total help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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