WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER - MARRERO, LA

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Addresss:
1101 MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
MARRERO, LA, 70072
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (504) 347-5511

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 75.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 376.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1449.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 13.00
Respiratory Therapists : 28.00
Physicians : 17.00
Medical Social Workers : 10.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 451
Total Certified: 429
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 16
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 22

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 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 Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient 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 with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

28.800%
Louisiana:

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

8.000%
Louisiana:

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

0.319%
State:

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

0.137%
State:

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

10.300%
State:

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

0.700%
State:

2.911%

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

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

$30,860
Louisiana:

$27,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,395
State:

$7,438
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.36%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,489
State:

$43,517
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,380
State:

$11,329
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.28%
Louisiana:

0.59%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,672
Louisiana:

$13,762
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,805
State:

$3,671
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.99%
Louisiana:

0.28%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,383
Louisiana:

$18,676
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,338
Louisiana:

$5,133
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.43%
Louisiana:

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

$28,443
State:

$30,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,790
State:

$7,872
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

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

$14,384
Louisiana:

$11,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,636
State:

$3,525
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.33%
Louisiana:

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

$20,446
Louisiana:

$17,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,397
State:

$5,195
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

1.92%
State:

2.37%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,872
State:

$51,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,971
State:

$12,811
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
State:

0.46%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,739
Louisiana:

$14,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,608
State:

$3,579
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

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

$29,473
Louisiana:

$22,169
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,026
Louisiana:

$5,961
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

2.37%
Louisiana:

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

$39,221
State:

$30,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,390
Louisiana:

$7,375
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.73%
State:

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

$19,671
Louisiana:

$15,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,445
State:

$4,526
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.68%
State:

1.96%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,628
Louisiana:

$32,751
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,903
Louisiana:

$7,080
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

1.81%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,743
Louisiana:

$18,472
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,206
State:

$5,270
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.14%
Louisiana:

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

$19,279
State:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,559
State:

$4,542
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

3.85%
State:

3.45%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,305
State:

$31,187
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,031
State:

$6,362
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.74%
Louisiana:

0.68%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,651
State:

$23,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,531
State:

$6,368
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.12%
Louisiana:

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

$33,433
Louisiana:

$41,483
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,795
Louisiana:

$10,967
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.89%
State:

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

$16,106
Louisiana:

$16,470
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,646
State:

$4,439
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

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

$17,688
Louisiana:

$21,139
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,690
Louisiana:

$5,759
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

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

$14,348
Louisiana:

$14,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,014
State:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.59%
Louisiana:

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

$20,585
Louisiana:

$20,638
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,289
Louisiana:

$6,262
Number of discharges: 137
Here:

6.76%
Louisiana:

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

$27,812
Louisiana:

$34,212
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,254
State:

$9,181
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

3.16%
State:

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

$13,909
Louisiana:

$13,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,317
Louisiana:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.88%
State:

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

$47,583
Louisiana:

$45,151
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,807
State:

$11,427
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.94%
Louisiana:

0.96%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,957
State:

$35,662
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,670
State:

$9,117
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
Louisiana:

0.30%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,478
State:

$26,393
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,026
Louisiana:

$7,158
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.97%
Louisiana:

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

$46,956
Louisiana:

$47,052
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,279
Louisiana:

$12,236
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.48%
State:

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

$19,291
Louisiana:

$19,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,323
State:

$5,315
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.74%
Louisiana:

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

$27,476
Louisiana:

$26,802
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,401
State:

$7,334
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

2.47%
Louisiana:

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

$17,700
State:

$16,881
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,854
Louisiana:

$4,786
Number of discharges: 82
This Hospital:

4.05%
State:

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

$27,393
State:

$31,585
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,032
Louisiana:

$7,681
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.28%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$84,910
State:

$79,648
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,519
State:

$19,414
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
Louisiana:

0.48%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,542
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,398
State:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.32%
Louisiana:

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

$66,057
Louisiana:

$62,942
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,219
State:

$16,299
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.64%
Louisiana:

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

$99,314
Louisiana:

$118,325
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$31,898
State:

$32,594
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.49%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,742
State:

$22,710
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,060
State:

$7,159
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.88%
Louisiana:

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

$18,515
State:

$13,945
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,356
State:

$4,247
Number of discharges: 58
This Hospital:

2.86%
State:

2.82%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,474
Louisiana:

$27,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,099
Louisiana:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
Louisiana:

0.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,276
State:

$40,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,628
State:

$11,994
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.68%
Louisiana:

0.95%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,465
State:

$23,688
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,962
State:

$6,396
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.74%
Louisiana:

0.49%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,312
Louisiana:

$74,287
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,657
State:

$15,907
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.23%
Louisiana:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,878
State:

$78,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,010
Louisiana:

$20,428
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

2.42%
Louisiana:

0.76%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,479
State:

$54,680
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,167
Louisiana:

$10,839
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.48%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$95,760
Louisiana:

$99,289
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,028
Louisiana:

$20,969
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
State:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,236
Louisiana:

$69,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,404
State:

$13,367
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

1.46%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,645
Louisiana:

$22,745
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,158
State:

$5,925
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
State:

0.54%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,416
State:

$15,057
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,169
State:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
Louisiana:

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

$18,619
State:

$15,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,928
Louisiana:

$3,977
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.22%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,788
State:

$29,813
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,072
State:

$7,985
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
State:

1.01%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,755
Louisiana:

$29,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,790
Louisiana:

$8,239
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
State:

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

$17,677
State:

$15,539
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,938
State:

$5,075
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.88%
State:

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

$21,515
State:

$22,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,362
State:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

2.67%
State:

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

$23,684
Louisiana:

$34,569
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,959
State:

$10,222
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.32%
State:

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

$32,002
State:

$35,001
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,366
Louisiana:

$8,988
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.64%
Louisiana:

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

$46,524
Louisiana:

$53,780
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,982
State:

$12,372
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.23%
Louisiana:

0.89%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$92,999
State:

$127,408
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,099
Louisiana:

$32,425
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.46%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,059
State:

$55,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,023
State:

$14,638
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.23%
Louisiana:

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

$16,524
State:

$17,381
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,737
Louisiana:

$4,811
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
Louisiana:

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

$37,737
State:

$43,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,658
Louisiana:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

2.62%
State:

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

$26,388
State:

$23,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,229
State:

$7,106
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.04%
Louisiana:

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

$20,993
State:

$16,744
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,658
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
State:

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

$28,245
Louisiana:

$23,889
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,358
Louisiana:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.12%
State:

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

$35,356
Louisiana:

$39,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,285
State:

$9,135
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.43%
State:

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

$19,240
Louisiana:

$16,578
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,472
Louisiana:

$4,361
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

1.62%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$112,544
State:

$90,080
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,721
Louisiana:

$25,446
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,146
Louisiana:

$17,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,555
State:

$4,506
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.07%
State:

1.33%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,417
State:

$19,103
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,560
State:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.78%
Louisiana:

0.87%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
Louisiana:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

83.0%
Louisiana:

89.8%
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)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

93.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

97.0%
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:

96.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Louisiana:

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

94.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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:

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

97.0%
Louisiana:

92.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

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

88.0%
State:

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

96.0%
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:

94.0%
Louisiana:

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

95.0%
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:

16.6%
State:

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

11.0%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.6%
State:

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

19.2%
Louisiana:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.6%
Louisiana:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.1%
State:

18.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.107%
State:

0.686%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.214%
State:

1.429%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.107%
Louisiana:

0.448%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.214%
State:

0.450%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.107%
Louisiana:

0.284%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Louisiana:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

81%
Louisiana:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Louisiana:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Louisiana:

11%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Louisiana:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

24%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Louisiana:

9%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Louisiana:

73%

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

Yes
Here:

81%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

19%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
Louisiana:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
Louisiana:

75%

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