WASHINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - SANDERSVILLE, GA

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Addresss:
610 SPARTA ROAD
SANDERSVILLE, GA, 31082
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (478) 240-2100

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 13.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 9.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 21.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 56
Total Certified: 56

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.100%
Georgia:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.220%
State:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.177%
Georgia:

0.053%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.841%
State:

0.689%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.841%
State:

0.280%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

11%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Georgia:

24%
Always
Here:

71%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
Georgia:

22%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
Here:

14%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

71%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
State:

69%

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,962
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,454
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

6.48%
State:

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

$11,522
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,291
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

8.91%
State:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,717
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,233
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.86%
Georgia:

1.23%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$82,789
Georgia:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$47,157
State:

$37,469
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.45%
Georgia:

0.57%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,004
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,917
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

10.93%
State:

3.08%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,242
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,274
Georgia:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.67%
Georgia:

2.20%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,982
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,911
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.45%
Georgia:

1.49%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,086
Georgia:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,198
State:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

6.07%
Georgia:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,645
Georgia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,668
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

14.98%
State:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,970
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,878
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

7.69%
Georgia:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,755
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,294
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

14.98%
State:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,222
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,293
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

10.53%
Georgia:

1.11%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
State:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

92.0%
Georgia:

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

90.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

83.0%
Georgia:

89.3%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
Georgia:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

97.0%
Georgia:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

85.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

94.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

88.0%
State:

98.4%
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%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.4%
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%
Georgia:

99.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.4%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

15.1%
Georgia:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.8%
State:

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

18.7%
Georgia:

18.5%

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