Hospital comparison

St Francis Medical Center in Monroe, (LA) Louisiana

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Address 309 JACKSON STREET
Monroe LA, 71201
Phone (318) 327-4000
County Ouachita
Type & Ownership Acute Care Hospital
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency? Yes

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Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 94 76% 91% 87% 100%
Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival 216 98% 95% 93% 100%
Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge 345 97% 91% 91% 100%
Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival 187 94% 89% 89% 100%
Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge 346 92% 91% 91% 100%
Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of Arrival 1 0% 1 40% 39% 100%
Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival 33 42% 43% 63% 90%
Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling 132 99% 93% 92% 100%
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 272 90% 85% 85% 100%
Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function 748 92% 85% 86% 100%
Patients Given Discharge Instructions 612 52% 62% 68% 96%
Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling 120 100% 86% 88% 100%
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination 134 70% 67% 75% 98%
Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination 379 70% 69% 77% 96%
Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival 136 96% 92% 93% 100%
Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment 429 99% 99% 99% 100%
Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling 145 95% 79% 85% 100%
Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s) 201 87% 83% 87% 97%
Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics 331 94% 87% 90% 100%
Surgical Infection Prevention Patients Who Received Preventative Antibiotic(s) One Hour Before Incision 847 81% 2 81% 83% 97%
Patients Who Received the Appropriate Preventative Antibiotic(s) for Their Surgery 846 82% 2 80% 90% 99%
Patients Who Received Treatment To Prevent Blood Clots Within 24 Hours Before or After Selected Surgeries to Prevent Blood Clots 586 85% 2 73% 76% 95%
Patients Whose Doctors Ordered Treatments to Prevent Blood Clots (Venous Thromboembolism) For Certain Types of Surgeries 586 90% 2 77% 80% 97%
Patients Whose Preventative Antibiotic(s) are Stopped Within 24 hours After Surgery 795 84% 2 72% 80% 97%

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Question/Answer (24% of more than 300 responded)
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State %
US %
How do patients rate the hospital overall?
Patients who gave a rating of 6 or lower (low) 15% 10% 11%
Patients who gave a rating of 7 or 8 (medium) 24% 22% 26%
Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high) 61% 68% 63%
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?
Doctors always communicated well 84% 85% 79%
Doctors sometimes or never communicated well 4% 3% 5%
Doctors usually communicated well 12% 12% 16%
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?
Nurses always communicated well 71% 78% 73%
Nurses sometimes or never communicated well 8% 6% 6%
Nurses usually communicated well 21% 16% 21%
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?
Patients always received help as soon as they wanted 58% 65% 60%
Patients sometimes or never received help as soon as they wanted 18% 13% 12%
Patients usually received help as soon as they wanted 24% 22% 28%
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?
Staff always explained 59% 62% 58%
Staff sometimes or never explained 25% 22% 24%
Staff usually explained 16% 16% 18%
How often was patients' pain well controlled?
Pain was always well controlled 67% 71% 67%
Pain was sometimes or never well controlled 12% 8% 8%
Pain was usually well controlled 21% 21% 25%
How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?
Always quiet at night 65% 67% 54%
Sometimes or never quiet at night 11% 9% 14%
Usually quiet at night 24% 24% 32%
How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?
Room was always clean 66% 70% 68%
Room was sometimes or never clean 15% 12% 11%
Room was usually clean 19% 18% 21%
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?
No, staff did not give patients this information 28% 21% 21%
Yes, staff did give patients this information 72% 79% 79%
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?
NO, patients would not recommend the hospital (they probably would not or definitely would not recommend it) 8% 6% 6%
YES, patients would definitely recommend the hospital 66% 71% 68%
YES, patients would probably recommend the hospital 26% 23% 26%

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Diagnosis related group
Avg. payment
# of cases
State payments
State # of cases
US payments
US # of cases
Chronic Lung Disease $4,916 108 $4,258 - $4,824 6,096 $4,524 - $5,484 374,599
Pneumonia and Pleurisy in Adults With Complications or Preexisting Conditions $5,832 188 $4,955 - $5,639 7,915 $5,244 - $6,415 468,862
Heart Valve Operations $35,457 14 $27,533 - $34,235 490 $30,907 - $43,013 32,048
Major Heart and Blood Vessel Procedures with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $22,646 28 $19,069 - $21,850 847 $20,391 - $27,367 56,507
Heart Attack with Major Complications $9,047 85 $7,747 - $9,036 1,579 $8,003 - $10,049 131,892
Heart Attack without Complications $5,452 25 $4,728 - $5,515 573 $4,841 - $6,123 47,503
Heart Failure $5,693 376 $5,018 - $5,793 12,902 $5,295 - $6,566 626,051
Chest Pain $3,193 126 $2,844 - $3,219 3,102 $2,964 - $3,755 219,457
Major Small & Large Intestine Operations $7,428 0 $7,292 - $8,186 311 $7,459 - $9,180 18,656
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures With Complications $22,239 58 $17,030 - $19,705 1,907 $17,600 - $22,617 128,011
Stomach & Esophagus Operations in Adults with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $23,468 23 $19,597 - $24,103 382 $21,087 - $28,876 26,335
Hernia Operations in Adults with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $7,886 0 $7,072 - $7,886 280 $7,377 - $9,317 19,026
Gallbladder Removal Except By (non) Laparoscope with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $14,601 11 $12,285 - $14,433 290 $13,082 - $16,537 15,127
Sample of Bone Removed for Evaluation of Cancer, Infections or Other Bone Disorders $10,714 0 $9,502 - $10,714 305 $9,837 - $11,873 19,735
Major Arm & Shoulder Operations with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $6,252 0 $5,599 - $6,252 207 $5,804 - $7,121 11,947
Other Bone, Joint & Organ Operations with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $10,743 16 $9,643 - $10,964 328 $9,905 - $12,052 22,382
Diabetes in Adults $4,257 43 $3,705 - $4,344 1,741 $3,970 - $5,196 93,811
Kidney and Bladder Operations for Cancer $13,245 14 $11,293 - $13,531 379 $11,881 - $16,024 25,089
Kidney and Bladder Operations with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $13,234 0 $12,097 - $15,449 236 $12,602 - $17,553 14,424
Other Bladder Operations Via the Urethra with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $6,663 11 $5,906 - $6,705 350 $6,207 - $7,665 24,743
Other Kidney & Urinary Tract Operations $11,661 20 $10,467 - $11,844 721 $11,011 - $14,349 34,874
Removal of Prostate Via Urethra with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $4,718 0 $4,182 - $4,792 334 $4,388 - $5,375 25,202
Removal of Prostate Via Urethra $3,218 0 $2,781 - $3,269 283 $3,003 - $3,703 19,103
Female Reproductive System Reconstructive Operations $4,160 0 $3,725 - $4,523 361 $3,868 - $4,694 21,517
Uterus & Ovary Operations $4,451 0 $3,995 - $4,997 415 $4,152 - $5,135 26,828
Two or More Hip, Knee or Ankle Operations $17,254 0 $15,265 - $17,854 331 $16,018 - $20,415 18,737
Gallbladder Removal by Laparoscope with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $10,439 43 $9,100 - $10,267 1,179 $9,474 - $11,382 59,987
Gallbladder Removal By Laparoscope $5,910 20 $5,089 - $5,760 421 $5,310 - $6,471 22,382
Back Fusion to Join Spine Bones, not Neck, with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $20,438 18 $17,991 - $20,920 417 $18,851 - $24,129 32,800
Back Fusion to Join Spine Bones, not Neck $14,743 15 $13,732 - $16,807 370 $14,411 - $18,341 22,370
Back & Neck Operations Except Back or Neck Fusion with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $8,128 42 $7,041 - $7,867 555 $7,259 - $9,018 34,496
Back & Neck Operations Except Back or Neck Fusion $5,066 42 $4,612 - $5,066 746 $4,737 - $5,860 44,826
Insertion of Heart Defibrillator $30,666 43 $27,419 - $30,916 1,171 $29,416 - $37,796 57,697
Neck Fusion to Join Bones with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $13,830 0 $12,265 - $14,113 257 $13,059 - $16,860 14,002
Neck Fusion to Join Neck Bones $9,402 14 $8,085 - $9,402 361 $8,768 - $10,983 17,623
Head and Neck Blood Vessel Operations $5,611 21 $4,968 - $5,598 765 $5,300 - $6,434 38,831
Insertion of Heart Defibrillator with Examination of Heart through a Catheter $38,896 12 $34,321 - $39,724 128 $37,101 - $48,822 7,801
Replacement of Hip, Knee or Ankle or Reattachment of Thigh, Foot or Ankle $10,946 331 $9,750 - $10,866 5,645 $10,086 - $12,263 442,125
Repair of Previous Hip or Knee Replacement $13,471 25 $12,331 - $14,121 487 $12,766 - $16,268 40,505
Heart Bypass Surgery with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $30,384 15 $24,100 - $28,257 223 $26,231 - $34,844 12,945
Heart Bypass Surgery $21,800 22 $17,409 - $19,867 599 $18,617 - $23,593 29,680
Pacemaker Implant $11,758 46 $10,404 - $11,539 1,414 $10,958 - $13,379 78,212
Angioplasty Procedures and Insertion of Drug Coated Stent into Heart Artery $12,549 193 $10,974 - $12,381 3,735 $11,529 - $14,587 184,545

General informationQuality scoresSurvey resultsMedicare statsMortality rates
Condition
Rate
Lower rate
Upper rate
# of patients
Avg. US rate
Heart Attack 16.8 13.4 20.7 169 16.1
Heart Failure 12.6 10.2 15.6 340 11.1
Pneumonia 12.7 10.1 16.0 272 11.4