MERCY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - VILLE PLATTE, LA

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Addresss:
800 E MAIN
VILLE PLATTE, LA, 70586
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (337) 363-5684

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 26.80
Registered Professional Nurses : 36.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 165.20
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.80
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 1.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 95
Total Certified: 95
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.313%
Louisiana:

0.686%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.263%
State:

1.429%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
Here:

9%
Louisiana:

11%
Always
Here:

90%
Louisiana:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Louisiana:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Louisiana:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Louisiana:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

72%
Louisiana:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Louisiana:

83%
No
This Hospital:

14%
Louisiana:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
Louisiana:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

19%
State:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

23%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

73%
Louisiana:

75%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

38.500%
Louisiana:

40.453%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

13.200%
State:

8.157%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.613%
Louisiana:

0.309%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.343%
Louisiana:

0.092%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

5.900%
State:

5.188%

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

Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,220
State:

$13,762
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,094
Louisiana:

$3,671
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.28%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,856
Louisiana:

$21,572
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,387
Louisiana:

$5,310
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

0.55%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,649
State:

$14,058
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,139
State:

$3,826
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.72%
Louisiana:

0.31%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,522
Louisiana:

$18,676
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,344
Louisiana:

$5,133
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

1.34%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,705
State:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,633
Louisiana:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.23%
State:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,077
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,227
State:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

4.46%
Louisiana:

2.37%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,484
State:

$14,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,514
State:

$3,579
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.40%
Louisiana:

1.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,596
Louisiana:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,110
State:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.93%
Louisiana:

2.01%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,191
Louisiana:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,703
State:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.29%
State:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,687
Louisiana:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,912
Louisiana:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

4.77%
State:

1.96%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,822
Louisiana:

$18,472
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,154
State:

$5,270
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.89%
Louisiana:

0.79%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,576
Louisiana:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,709
State:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 82
This Hospital:

5.22%
State:

3.45%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,685
Louisiana:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,554
State:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.40%
State:

1.80%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,218
State:

$41,483
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,170
State:

$10,967
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.70%
State:

0.71%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,385
State:

$16,470
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,486
Louisiana:

$4,439
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.34%
Louisiana:

0.65%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,150
State:

$21,139
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,083
State:

$5,759
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.02%
State:

0.67%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,947
Louisiana:

$14,773
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,118
Louisiana:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.42%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,049
Louisiana:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,399
Louisiana:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.67%
Louisiana:

4.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,530
State:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,463
State:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.10%
Louisiana:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,665
State:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,292
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

3.50%
Louisiana:

2.07%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,263
State:

$14,249
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,876
Louisiana:

$4,055
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.95%
State:

0.36%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,772
Louisiana:

$26,393
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,856
Louisiana:

$7,158
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

1.56%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,599
State:

$47,052
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,843
State:

$12,236
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.70%
Louisiana:

0.83%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,076
Louisiana:

$19,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,191
State:

$5,315
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.02%
State:

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

$23,729
Louisiana:

$26,802
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,798
State:

$7,334
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.95%
Louisiana:

1.32%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,274
Louisiana:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,038
Louisiana:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

4.65%
State:

4.16%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,325
State:

$42,814
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,030
Louisiana:

$10,845
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

0.28%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,791
State:

$31,585
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,475
State:

$7,681
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.08%
Louisiana:

0.28%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,608
State:

$25,236
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,389
State:

$7,745
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.21%
Louisiana:

0.23%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,844
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,372
State:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.34%
State:

4.93%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,017
Louisiana:

$18,496
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,224
Louisiana:

$5,163
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.52%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,599
State:

$22,710
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,173
State:

$7,159
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.70%
Louisiana:

0.94%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,348
Louisiana:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,263
Louisiana:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 84
Here:

5.35%
State:

2.82%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,827
State:

$40,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,322
State:

$11,994
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.70%
State:

0.95%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,217
State:

$15,057
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,139
State:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.33%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,325
State:

$15,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,997
Louisiana:

$3,977
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.70%
State:

0.22%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,780
Louisiana:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,068
Louisiana:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.42%
Louisiana:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,649
Louisiana:

$22,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,360
State:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.36%
Louisiana:

2.48%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,790
State:

$34,569
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,044
State:

$10,222
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.89%
Louisiana:

1.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,972
State:

$35,001
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,403
State:

$8,988
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.40%
State:

1.02%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,666
Louisiana:

$55,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,041
State:

$14,638
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

1.12%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,432
State:

$17,381
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,429
Louisiana:

$4,811
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.76%
Louisiana:

0.57%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,211
State:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,317
State:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 88
Here:

5.60%
Louisiana:

4.23%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,101
Louisiana:

$23,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,630
State:

$7,106
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.12%
State:

1.70%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,174
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,387
State:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 109
This Hospital:

6.94%
Louisiana:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,117
State:

$39,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,669
Louisiana:

$9,135
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.85%
State:

1.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,813
State:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,558
Louisiana:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

6.05%
Louisiana:

1.62%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,213
State:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,435
State:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.40%
State:

1.33%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,115
Louisiana:

$19,103
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,665
State:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.15%
State:

0.87%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

98.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

16
State:

12
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

94.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

94.0%
Louisiana:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Louisiana:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
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%
Louisiana:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

98.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
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:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.1%
Louisiana:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.1%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.4%
Louisiana:

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

28.8%
State:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
Louisiana:

18.7%

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