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Address
209 NORTH MAIN STREET
WEDOWEE, AL, 36278
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 357-2111

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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

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

$13,085
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,782
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

10.53%
Alabama:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,177
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,721
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

12.03%
Alabama:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,474
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,343
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

12.78%
Alabama:

4.04%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,957
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,045
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

8.27%
State:

2.46%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,447
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,108
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

8.27%
State:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,946
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,046
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

26.32%
State:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,411
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,246
State:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

12.78%
State:

1.41%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,392
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,421
Alabama:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

9.02%
Alabama:

1.68%

Provided Services

  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 22.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 77.00
Registered Pharmacists : 0.50
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Physicians : 5.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 9.00
Nurse Practitioners: 5.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 34
Total Certified: 34

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Alabama:

11%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

19%
Alabama:

22%
Always
Here:

69%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

19%
Always
Here:

73%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

81%
Alabama:

81%
No
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

29%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

67%
State:

70%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

8
Alabama:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

125
State:

68
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

80.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

64.0%
State:

98.0%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

74.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

39.0%
Alabama:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

71.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

25.0%
Alabama:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

72.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.4%
State:

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

13.9%
State:

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

25.7%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
Alabama:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.400%
State:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.500%
State:

0.208%

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