WEST CALCASIEU CAMERON HOSPITAL - SULPHUR, LA

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Addresss:
701 EAST CYPRESS STREET
SULPHUR, LA, 70663
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (337) 527-4240

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 31.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 129.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 366.00
Dieticians : 2.50
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 6.50
Respiratory Therapists : 11.50
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 120
Total Certified: 120
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 11

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy 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

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.662%
Louisiana:

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

0.331%
State:

1.429%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

33.000%
State:

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

8.200%
Louisiana:

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

0.070%
Louisiana:

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

0.059%
Louisiana:

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

4.400%
State:

5.188%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.900%
State:

2.911%

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,140
State:

$18,676
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,416
Louisiana:

$5,133
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.63%
Louisiana:

1.34%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,399
State:

$30,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,516
State:

$7,872
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.23%
Louisiana:

0.83%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,272
Louisiana:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,003
State:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.74%
Louisiana:

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

$16,067
State:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,548
State:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

2.37%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,293
State:

$14,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,453
Louisiana:

$3,579
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.74%
Louisiana:

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

$19,663
State:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,263
Louisiana:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

4.70%
State:

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

$25,489
Louisiana:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,488
State:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

5.92%
Louisiana:

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

$14,117
Louisiana:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,797
State:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.23%
State:

1.96%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,805
State:

$18,472
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,205
Louisiana:

$5,270
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.12%
State:

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

$12,529
State:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,397
Louisiana:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.37%
State:

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

$14,966
Louisiana:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,352
Louisiana:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.55%
State:

1.80%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,015
Louisiana:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,598
State:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

4.49%
Louisiana:

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

$26,797
State:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,935
Louisiana:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.47%
Louisiana:

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

$7,799
Louisiana:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,484
Louisiana:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.74%
State:

2.07%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,663
State:

$45,151
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,724
State:

$11,427
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.94%
Louisiana:

0.96%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,183
Louisiana:

$14,249
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,229
Louisiana:

$4,055
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.12%
Louisiana:

0.36%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,899
Louisiana:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,128
State:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

3.58%
State:

4.16%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,110
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,399
Louisiana:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 98
This Hospital:

10.01%
State:

4.93%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,562
Louisiana:

$62,942
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,999
State:

$16,299
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

0.62%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$79,986
State:

$118,325
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,524
Louisiana:

$32,594
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.12%
Louisiana:

0.49%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,642
Louisiana:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,729
State:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.78%
Louisiana:

2.82%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,792
Louisiana:

$69,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,306
Louisiana:

$13,367
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.23%
Louisiana:

1.46%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,797
Louisiana:

$22,745
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,151
Louisiana:

$5,925
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.33%
State:

0.54%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,992
State:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,192
Louisiana:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

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

$17,126
State:

$22,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,130
State:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.15%
Louisiana:

2.48%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,114
Louisiana:

$34,569
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,013
State:

$10,222
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.23%
Louisiana:

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

$30,398
State:

$35,001
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,247
State:

$8,988
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.27%
Louisiana:

1.02%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,943
State:

$53,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,547
State:

$12,372
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.76%
Louisiana:

0.89%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,276
State:

$55,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,296
State:

$14,638
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

1.12%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,114
Louisiana:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,847
State:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

4.60%
State:

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

$18,199
State:

$23,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,004
State:

$7,106
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.96%
Louisiana:

1.70%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,562
State:

$16,744
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,567
Louisiana:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

0.64%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,130
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,703
Louisiana:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

6.23%
State:

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

$38,982
State:

$39,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,904
State:

$9,135
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

3.47%
State:

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

$10,563
State:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,732
Louisiana:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.33%
State:

1.62%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,030
State:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,945
Louisiana:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.45%
State:

1.33%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,455
State:

$19,103
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,841
State:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.23%
Louisiana:

0.87%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

89.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

96.0%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

78.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Louisiana:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Louisiana:

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
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:

96.0%
Louisiana:

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

99.0%
State:

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:

97.0%
Louisiana:

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

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
Here:

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:

97.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.2%
Louisiana:

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

13.0%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.7%
State:

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

18.9%
Louisiana:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.1%
Louisiana:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.8%
Louisiana:

18.7%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

83%
Louisiana:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Louisiana:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Louisiana:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Louisiana:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Louisiana:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Louisiana:

6%
Usually
Here:

30%
Louisiana:

21%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

79%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

21%
Louisiana:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

17%
State:

18%
9 or 10
Here:

75%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Louisiana:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

21%
Louisiana:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

74%
Louisiana:

75%

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