Huntsville Hospital

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

Huntsville Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 101 Sivley Road in Huntsville, 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 11,699 Medicare patients were given 90,806 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $137,639,598 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 343 Medicare patients were given 2,496 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 40,917 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $28,119,761 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to 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 and be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination. Surgery patients at this hospital are more likely to receive preventitive antibiotics 1 hour before incision.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to be given initial antibiotics with 4 hours of arrival.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

101 Sivley Road
Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone Number

(256) 265-1000

Geographic Coordinates

34.721196, -86.581522
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Huntsville
2 (100.00%)
Madison 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
Huntsville
2 (100.00%)
Madison 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 260 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Huntsville
87.50%
Madison County
87.50%
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 985 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Huntsville
95.50%
Madison County
95.50%
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 946 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Huntsville
94.00%
Madison County
94.00%
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 33 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Huntsville
94.00%
Madison County
94.00%
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 591 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Huntsville
86.50%
Madison County
86.50%
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 1,126 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Huntsville
71.50%
Madison County
71.50%
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 159 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Huntsville
75.50%
Madison County
75.50%
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 784 patients.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Huntsville
63.50%
Madison County
63.50%
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 240 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Huntsville
82.00%
Madison County
82.00%
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 458 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Huntsville
88.00%
Madison County
88.00%
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 192 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Huntsville
88.00%
Madison County
88.00%
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 557 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Huntsville
94.00%
Madison County
94.00%
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 468 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Huntsville
90.50%
Madison County
90.50%
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
25.00%
Huntsville
12.50%
Madison County
12.50%
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 415 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Huntsville
92.50%
Madison County
92.50%
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 1,301 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Huntsville
92.50%
Madison County
92.50%
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 254 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Huntsville
91.50%
Madison County
91.50%
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 474 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Huntsville
77.50%
Madison County
77.50%
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 934 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Huntsville
99.50%
Madison 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 525 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Huntsville
79.50%
Madison County
79.50%
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 836 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Huntsville
86.00%
Madison County
86.00%
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 830 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Huntsville
73.50%
Madison County
73.50%
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

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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
11,699
Huntsville Average
7,332
Madison County Average
7,332
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
90,806
Huntsville Average
55,013
Madison County Average
55,013
Alabama Average
13,294
United States Average
17,102

Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non 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
343
Alabama Average
311
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non 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
2,496
Alabama Average
3,874
United States Average
3,791

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
40,917
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
92,110
Huntsville Average
55,816
Madison County Average
55,816
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
15,586
Huntsville Average
9,647
Madison County Average
9,647
Alabama Average
2,497
United States Average
2,995

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non 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
2,504
Alabama Average
3,900
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non 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
352
Alabama Average
350
United States Average
450

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
$137,639,598
Huntsville Average
$80,294,689
Madison County Average
$80,294,689
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
$1,494
Huntsville Average
$1,439
Madison County Average
$1,439
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
$8,831
Huntsville Average
$8,323
Madison County Average
$8,323
Alabama Average
$7,464
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non 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
$1,576,216
Alabama Average
$2,912,401
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$629
Alabama Average
$747
United States Average
$1,128

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
$28,119,761
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
$11,765
Huntsville Average
$10,952
Madison County Average
$10,952
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
$1,516
Huntsville Average
$1,460
Madison County Average
$1,460
Alabama Average
$1,402
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$4,595
Alabama Average
$9,375
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$631
Alabama Average
$752
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$4,478
Alabama Average
$8,324
United States Average
$9,611

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
$687
Alabama Average
$612
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
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Dr. Keith Young and his ICU nursing staff are the best there is. Quality work AND THEY CARE! Caring makes all the difference in medical professionals. These particular professionals are ANGELS! Throughout the Hospital facility you find the same level of concern for the patient and the patients families.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Huntsville at a Glance

Huntsville has a total population of 158,216, of which 36,615 are children under the age of 18 and 21,162 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.7.

Total Population:
158,216
Median Age:
36.7
Males:
76,174 (48.1%)
Female:
82,042 (51.9%)
Children (0-17):
36,615 (23.1%)
Adults (18-64):
100,439 (63.5%)
Seniors (65+):
21,162 (13.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Huntsville
Married:
69,966 (44.2%)
Divorced:
15,316 (9.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Huntsville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,225 (2.04%)
White:
101,998 (64.47%)
African American:
47,792 (30.21%)
Asian:
3,519 (2.22%)
Pacific Islander:
88 (0.06%)
Indian:
857 (0.54%)
Other:
1,047 (0.66%)
Two or More:
2,915 (1.84%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Huntsville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
5
Doctors:
866
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
9
Medical Suppliers:
89
Rehab Centers:
7

Wealth

The median family income is $52,202 while the median household income is $41,074. Roughly 12.35% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$52,202
Household Income:
$41,074
In Poverty:
12.35%

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