Flowers Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Dothan, Alabama (AL).

Flowers Hospital is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 4370 West Main Street in Dothan, AL. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 4,415 Medicare patients were given 30,196 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $39,434,266 by Medicare for those services. 17,713 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $9,617,956 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given an inhibitor or ARB and be given a beta blocker upon arrival. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given ACE inhibitor or ARB, be given an evaluation of their LVS function, be given discharge instructions, and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination, be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination, and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Surgery patients at this hospital are more likely to receive preventitive antibiotics 1 hour before incision and have their preventitve antibiotics stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

4370 West Main Street
Dothan, AL 36305

Phone Number

(334) 793-5000

Geographic Coordinates

31.236227, -85.458114
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Dothan
2 (100.00%)
Houston County
2 (100.00%)
Alabama
75 (74.26%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Dothan
2 (100.00%)
Houston County
2 (100.00%)
Alabama
94 (93.07%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 56 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Dothan
94.00%
Houston County
94.00%
Alabama
77.94%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 274 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
99.00%
Houston County
99.00%
Alabama
87.44%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 282 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
98.50%
Houston County
98.50%
Alabama
86.09%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 9 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Dothan
69.00%
Houston County
69.00%
Alabama
61.48%
United States
53.85%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 109 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
93.50%
Houston County
93.50%
Alabama
79.57%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 274 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Dothan
86.00%
Houston County
86.00%
Alabama
54.40%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Dothan
85.50%
Houston County
85.50%
Alabama
62.12%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 170 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Dothan
83.00%
Houston County
83.00%
Alabama
79.23%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 58 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
96.00%
Houston County
96.00%
Alabama
77.14%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 131 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
94.50%
Houston County
94.50%
Alabama
89.49%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 285 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Dothan
99.50%
Houston County
99.50%
Alabama
87.76%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 158 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Dothan
97.50%
Houston County
97.50%
Alabama
87.07%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 121 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
96.50%
Houston County
96.50%
Alabama
81.48%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 2 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Dothan
0.00%
Houston County
0.00%
Alabama
24.70%
United States
31.22%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 123 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
99.50%
Houston County
99.50%
Alabama
85.38%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 304 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
97.00%
Houston County
97.00%
Alabama
79.12%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
93.00%
Houston County
93.00%
Alabama
77.65%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 153 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Dothan
84.50%
Houston County
84.50%
Alabama
61.16%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 230 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
99.50%
Houston County
99.50%
Alabama
98.52%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 134 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Dothan
90.50%
Houston County
90.50%
Alabama
81.43%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 1,133 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Dothan
97.00%
Houston County
97.00%
Alabama
73.91%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 1,097 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Dothan
87.00%
Houston County
87.00%
Alabama
70.30%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

Charts

PPS Inpatients

The number of prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
4,415
Dothan Average
5,808
Houston County Average
5,808
Alabama Average
1,871
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
30,196
Dothan Average
39,615
Houston County Average
39,615
Alabama Average
13,294
United States Average
17,102

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
17,713
Dothan Average
18,415
Houston County Average
18,415
Alabama Average
6,377
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
30,587
Dothan Average
40,059
Houston County Average
40,059
Alabama Average
13,446
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
5,538
Dothan Average
7,509
Houston County Average
7,509
Alabama Average
2,497
United States Average
2,995

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$39,434,266
Dothan Average
$54,870,560
Houston County Average
$54,870,560
Alabama Average
$18,635,782
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,289
Dothan Average
$1,370
Houston County Average
$1,370
Alabama Average
$1,386
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$7,121
Dothan Average
$7,308
Houston County Average
$7,308
Alabama Average
$7,464
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$9,617,956
Dothan Average
$12,765,016
Houston County Average
$12,765,016
Alabama Average
$3,899,550
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$8,932
Dothan Average
$9,448
Houston County Average
$9,448
Alabama Average
$9,960
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,306
Dothan Average
$1,385
Houston County Average
$1,385
Alabama Average
$1,402
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$543
Dothan Average
$693
Houston County Average
$693
Alabama Average
$612
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Dothan at a Glance

Dothan has a total population of 57,737, of which 14,676 are children under the age of 18 and 8,416 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.2.

Total Population:
57,737
Median Age:
37.2
Males:
27,093 (46.9%)
Female:
30,644 (53.1%)
Children (0-17):
14,676 (25.4%)
Adults (18-64):
34,645 (60.0%)
Seniors (65+):
8,416 (14.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Dothan
Married:
26,360 (45.7%)
Divorced:
5,525 (9.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Dothan
Hispanic Ethnicity:
764 (1.32%)
White:
38,873 (67.33%)
African American:
17,385 (30.11%)
Asian:
491 (0.85%)
Pacific Islander:
11 (0.02%)
Indian:
160 (0.28%)
Other:
265 (0.46%)
Two or More:
552 (0.96%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Dothan

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
424
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
42
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $45,025 while the median household income is $35,000. Roughly 15.29% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,025
Household Income:
$35,000
In Poverty:
15.29%

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