WACCAMAW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - MURRELLS INLET, SC

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Addresss:
4070 HIGHWAY 17 BYPASS
MURRELLS INLET, SC, 29576
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (843) 652-1000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 24.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 17.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 6.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 11.00
Respiratory Therapists : 9.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.50
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 8.40
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 13.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 111
Total Certified: 111
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 29

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Reconstructive Surgery Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.388%
State:

0.649%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.259%
South Carolina:

0.536%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.422%
State:

0.686%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 37%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
South Carolina:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
South Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

12%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
South Carolina:

21%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
South Carolina:

19%
Usually
Here:

21%
South Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
South Carolina:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
South Carolina:

85%
No
Here:

19%
South Carolina:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
South Carolina:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

17%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

76%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

2%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

15%
South Carolina:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

83%
South Carolina:

70%

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

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

$19,422
State:

$30,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,116
South Carolina:

$7,340
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.70%
South Carolina:

0.59%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,031
State:

$45,055
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,169
South Carolina:

$11,774
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.77%
South Carolina:

0.90%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,057
South Carolina:

$25,502
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,866
State:

$5,127
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.49%
State:

0.36%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,748
South Carolina:

$15,051
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,200
State:

$3,759
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.05%
State:

0.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,847
South Carolina:

$21,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,238
South Carolina:

$5,477
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

1.71%
South Carolina:

1.44%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,596
State:

$33,087
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,191
South Carolina:

$8,267
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.66%
South Carolina:

0.89%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,771
South Carolina:

$14,149
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,067
South Carolina:

$3,700
Number of discharges: 80
This Hospital:

2.80%
South Carolina:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,904
State:

$20,425
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,251
South Carolina:

$5,506
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

2.73%
State:

1.62%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,511
State:

$17,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,287
State:

$3,548
Number of discharges: 66
This Hospital:

2.31%
South Carolina:

1.63%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,063
South Carolina:

$26,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,905
State:

$6,231
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

1.47%
State:

1.89%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,468
State:

$30,946
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,058
State:

$7,657
Number of discharges: 94
This Hospital:

3.28%
State:

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

$13,289
South Carolina:

$19,353
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,680
South Carolina:

$4,645
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

1.96%
South Carolina:

1.57%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,846
South Carolina:

$32,244
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,425
South Carolina:

$7,246
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.19%
State:

2.12%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,115
State:

$24,237
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,545
State:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.59%
South Carolina:

0.45%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,694
State:

$21,337
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,611
State:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.78%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,566
South Carolina:

$27,032
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,127
State:

$6,959
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.73%
South Carolina:

0.37%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,566
State:

$17,653
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,244
State:

$4,220
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.52%
South Carolina:

0.11%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,569
State:

$20,337
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,852
South Carolina:

$4,791
Number of discharges: 108
Here:

3.77%
South Carolina:

3.29%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,899
State:

$33,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,542
South Carolina:

$6,687
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.38%
South Carolina:

0.59%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,102
South Carolina:

$16,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,646
State:

$4,364
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.33%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,111
South Carolina:

$24,170
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,201
South Carolina:

$6,618
Number of discharges: 73
This Hospital:

2.55%
South Carolina:

2.16%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,477
State:

$41,450
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,398
State:

$11,750
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.77%
South Carolina:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,510
South Carolina:

$16,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,635
South Carolina:

$4,509
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

0.94%
South Carolina:

0.48%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,093
South Carolina:

$25,826
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,772
South Carolina:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.63%
South Carolina:

0.66%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,823
South Carolina:

$17,931
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,245
State:

$4,187
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.66%
South Carolina:

0.52%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,392
State:

$23,914
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,994
South Carolina:

$6,628
Number of discharges: 80
This Hospital:

2.80%
State:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,566
South Carolina:

$37,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,091
State:

$9,856
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

1.57%
South Carolina:

2.62%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,045
State:

$16,336
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,494
South Carolina:

$4,366
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.40%
South Carolina:

1.39%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,631
South Carolina:

$51,948
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,338
State:

$11,885
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

1.43%
South Carolina:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,550
South Carolina:

$37,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,696
South Carolina:

$9,855
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.26%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,571
State:

$17,085
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,140
South Carolina:

$3,988
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.49%
State:

0.43%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,231
State:

$28,774
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,125
State:

$7,460
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.33%
State:

1.67%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,885
State:

$48,430
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,176
State:

$13,435
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.66%
State:

1.00%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,986
South Carolina:

$21,829
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,699
South Carolina:

$5,374
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

0.94%
South Carolina:

0.87%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,092
State:

$30,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,190
South Carolina:

$7,856
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.84%
South Carolina:

1.08%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,855
State:

$19,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,001
State:

$5,031
Number of discharges: 108
Here:

3.77%
South Carolina:

3.05%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,780
State:

$37,581
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,922
South Carolina:

$7,450
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.31%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,325
South Carolina:

$32,172
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,504
South Carolina:

$8,699
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.84%
South Carolina:

0.29%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$72,846
State:

$85,234
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,071
State:

$21,720
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.80%
South Carolina:

0.24%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,611
State:

$57,557
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,074
South Carolina:

$13,651
Number of discharges: 267
This Hospital:

9.33%
State:

6.17%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,339
State:

$73,080
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,149
South Carolina:

$17,808
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.59%
South Carolina:

0.75%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$73,092
South Carolina:

$152,247
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,700
South Carolina:

$41,031
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.42%
South Carolina:

0.53%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,719
South Carolina:

$22,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,162
South Carolina:

$5,307
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.05%
South Carolina:

0.59%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,526
State:

$29,017
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,795
South Carolina:

$7,652
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.49%
South Carolina:

0.96%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,112
State:

$17,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,575
State:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 103
Here:

3.60%
South Carolina:

2.35%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,607
State:

$27,813
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,837
State:

$6,896
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.43%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,163
South Carolina:

$22,679
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,720
South Carolina:

$6,274
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.50%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,638
South Carolina:

$15,006
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,207
State:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.38%
State:

0.31%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,018
State:

$55,331
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,916
South Carolina:

$12,901
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.49%
South Carolina:

0.47%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,162
South Carolina:

$18,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,649
State:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

0.40%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,228
State:

$31,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,542
State:

$8,274
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

1.92%
State:

1.64%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,864
State:

$27,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,328
State:

$7,002
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.70%
State:

0.57%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,637
South Carolina:

$20,284
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,449
South Carolina:

$5,535
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.08%
South Carolina:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,941
South Carolina:

$24,367
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,185
State:

$6,649
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

1.33%
South Carolina:

2.67%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,929
State:

$37,409
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,274
South Carolina:

$10,896
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.08%
South Carolina:

1.70%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,644
South Carolina:

$18,359
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,269
South Carolina:

$4,138
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.42%
South Carolina:

0.35%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,568
State:

$37,466
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,233
South Carolina:

$9,677
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,372
State:

$52,031
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,530
State:

$13,931
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

1.26%
State:

1.06%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$99,275
State:

$139,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,117
State:

$37,412
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.49%
South Carolina:

0.42%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,259
South Carolina:

$63,979
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,791
South Carolina:

$15,389
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.96%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,924
South Carolina:

$21,496
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,877
State:

$5,183
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.49%
State:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,182
South Carolina:

$47,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,350
State:

$12,850
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

2.52%
South Carolina:

4.32%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,833
South Carolina:

$27,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,970
State:

$7,377
Number of discharges: 87
This Hospital:

3.04%
South Carolina:

1.76%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,359
State:

$19,115
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,437
South Carolina:

$4,489
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.52%
State:

0.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,812
South Carolina:

$28,571
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,407
State:

$6,534
Number of discharges: 83
This Hospital:

2.90%
South Carolina:

2.56%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,240
State:

$41,412
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,526
State:

$9,697
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

1.75%
South Carolina:

2.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,365
South Carolina:

$19,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,619
South Carolina:

$4,561
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

1.50%
State:

1.17%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,324
South Carolina:

$19,835
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,664
South Carolina:

$4,648
Number of discharges: 109
This Hospital:

3.81%
South Carolina:

1.67%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,977
State:

$20,994
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,100
South Carolina:

$4,758
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

2.45%
State:

1.02%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

31.800%
State:

36.300%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

9.500%
South Carolina:

8.135%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.451%
State:

0.132%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.024%
State:

0.030%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.300%
State:

5.834%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

3.600%
South Carolina:

2.644%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

95.0%
South Carolina:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

100.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

95.0%
South Carolina:

97.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
State:

92.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
South Carolina:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
South Carolina:

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

90.0%
South Carolina:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.3%

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%
South Carolina:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
South Carolina:

98.6%
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%
South Carolina:

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

98.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

95.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
South Carolina:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

91.0%
South Carolina:

96.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.3%
State:

15.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.1%
South Carolina:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

14.4%
South Carolina:

12.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.4%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.8%
State:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

21.6%
State:

18.6%

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