Marshall Medical Center North

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

Marshall Medical Center North is a government run acute care hospital based at 8000 Alabama Highway 69 in Guntersville, 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 1,404 Medicare patients were given 9,529 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $10,118,794 by Medicare for those services. 7,507 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,963,336 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function and be given discharge instructions. 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

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

8000 Alabama Highway 69
Guntersville, AL 35976

Phone Number

(256) 571-8000

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Marshall 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
Marshall 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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 1 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Marshall County
91.00%
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 3 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Marshall County
85.00%
Alabama
86.09%
United States
89.74%

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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Marshall County
87.00%
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 71 patients.

This Provider This Provider
66.00%
Marshall County
73.50%
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 38 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Marshall County
83.00%
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 178 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Marshall County
87.00%
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 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Marshall County
89.00%
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 114 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Marshall County
90.50%
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 54 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Marshall County
85.50%
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 4 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Marshall County
67.50%
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 6 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Marshall County
63.50%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

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 94 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Marshall County
96.50%
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Marshall County
92.50%
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 124 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Marshall County
86.00%
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 219 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Marshall County
100.00%
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 132 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Marshall County
78.00%
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 151 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Marshall County
90.00%
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 152 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Marshall County
88.00%
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
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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

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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
1,404
Marshall County Average
1,598
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
9,529
Marshall County Average
11,066
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
7,507
Marshall County Average
8,556
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
9,613
Marshall County Average
11,161
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
1,942
Marshall County Average
2,193
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
$10,118,794
Marshall County Average
$11,875,145
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
$1,053
Marshall County Average
$1,064
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
$5,211
Marshall County Average
$5,416
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
$4,963,336
Marshall County Average
$5,583,870
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
$7,207
Marshall County Average
$7,431
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
$1,062
Marshall County Average
$1,073
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
$661
Marshall County Average
$653
Alabama Average
$612
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Marshall Medical Center North Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
None
Details:

Very kind and friendly staff, seem overworked. Spent alot of time in pain waiting for meds. Some nurses need training/more experience in use of central lines; they seemed afraid or uncertain sometimes. Overall good very experience as a pt there though.

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Discussions

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Details:

IS THERE A WAY I CAN VIEW BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THIS HOSPITAL OR VIEW PICTURES OF NEWBORN BABY +

Replies:
1
Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 11:12 PM MST
Last Reply:
Thursday, July 22, 2010 3:41 AM MST

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Guntersville at a Glance

Guntersville has a total population of 7,395, of which 1,659 are children under the age of 18 and 1,422 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.8.

Total Population:
7,395
Median Age:
40.8
Males:
3,478 (47.0%)
Female:
3,917 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
1,659 (22.4%)
Adults (18-64):
4,314 (58.3%)
Seniors (65+):
1,422 (19.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Guntersville
Married:
3,591 (48.6%)
Divorced:
785 (10.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Guntersville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
212 (2.87%)
White:
6,520 (88.17%)
African American:
631 (8.53%)
Asian:
30 (0.41%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
36 (0.49%)
Other:
70 (0.95%)
Two or More:
107 (1.45%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Guntersville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.48, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.48 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
73
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $39,464 while the median household income is $29,882. Roughly 13.06% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,464
Household Income:
$29,882
In Poverty:
13.06%

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