Mcgehee Desha County Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in McGehee, Arkansas (AR).

Mcgehee Desha County Hospital is a government run critical access hospital based at 900 South Third Street in McGehee, AR. The facility is not accredited and does not provide 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, 252 Medicare patients were given 1,541 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. A total of 11 Medicare patients were given 239 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $211,223 by Medicare. 1,040 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $562,187 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function.

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Facility Type

Critical Access

Ownership Type

Government - Local

Address

900 South Third Street
McGehee, AR 71654

Phone Number

(870) 222-5600

Geographic Coordinates

33.618635, -91.393246
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Desha County
0 (0.00%)
Arkansas
43 (62.32%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
No
Desha County
1 (50.00%)
Arkansas
61 (88.41%)
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 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
67.00%
Desha County
83.50%
Arkansas
86.69%
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
67.00%
Desha County
83.50%
Arkansas
85.90%
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Desha County
100.00%
Arkansas
78.47%
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 22 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Desha County
70.50%
Arkansas
64.85%
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 8 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Desha County
50.00%
Arkansas
70.14%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Desha County
80.50%
Arkansas
82.23%
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Desha County
93.00%
Arkansas
83.11%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Desha County
93.50%
Arkansas
92.94%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. 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
33.00%
Desha County
16.50%
Arkansas
88.08%
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 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
33.00%
Desha County
66.50%
Arkansas
82.20%
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 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
Desha County
60.00%
Arkansas
80.70%
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Desha County
90.00%
Arkansas
86.17%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Desha County
64.50%
Arkansas
68.18%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Desha County
100.00%
Arkansas
99.12%
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 31 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Desha County
83.00%
Arkansas
82.68%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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

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
252
Desha County Average
257
Arkansas Average
340
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
1,541
Desha County Average
1,930
Arkansas Average
3,568
United States Average
3,791

Swing Bed Patients

The number of swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
11
Desha County Average
14
Arkansas Average
90
United States Average
75

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
1,040
Desha County Average
1,095
Arkansas Average
5,434
United States Average
7,242

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
1,556
Desha County Average
1,942
Arkansas Average
3,585
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
371
Desha County Average
356
Arkansas Average
396
United States Average
450

Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
239
Desha County Average
184
Arkansas Average
795
United States Average
775

Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of swing bed patient 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. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
13
Desha County Average
14
Arkansas Average
115
United States Average
88

Financials

Charts

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
$2,030,250
Desha County Average
$1,950,633
Arkansas Average
$3,142,193
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
$1,305
Desha County Average
$1,004
Arkansas Average
$876
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Swing Bed Payments

The total swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$211,223
Desha County Average
$158,278
Arkansas Average
$377,004
United States Average
$516,856

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$884
Desha County Average
$860
Arkansas Average
$474
United States Average
$667

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
$562,187
Desha County Average
$711,092
Arkansas Average
$3,949,784
United States Average
$5,694,349

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
$8,057
Desha County Average
$7,590
Arkansas Average
$9,253
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
$1,317
Desha County Average
$1,011
Arkansas Average
$881
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
$5,472
Desha County Average
$5,479
Arkansas Average
$7,928
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$19,202
Desha County Average
$11,724
Arkansas Average
$4,183
United States Average
$6,860

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$16,248
Desha County Average
$11,306
Arkansas Average
$3,269
United States Average
$5,870

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
$541
Desha County Average
$649
Arkansas Average
$727
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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McGehee at a Glance

McGehee has a total population of 4,570, of which 1,301 are children under the age of 18 and 750 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.3.

Total Population:
4,570
Median Age:
36.3
Males:
2,062 (45.1%)
Female:
2,508 (54.9%)
Children (0-17):
1,301 (28.5%)
Adults (18-64):
2,519 (55.1%)
Seniors (65+):
750 (16.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in McGehee
Married:
1,816 (39.7%)
Divorced:
329 (7.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in McGehee
Hispanic Ethnicity:
68 (1.49%)
White:
2,592 (56.72%)
African American:
1,897 (41.51%)
Asian:
11 (0.24%)
Pacific Islander:
2 (0.04%)
Indian:
26 (0.57%)
Other:
10 (0.22%)
Two or More:
32 (0.70%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in McGehee

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.47, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.47 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
32
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
2
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $25,270 while the median household income is $21,909. Roughly 29.87% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$25,270
Household Income:
$21,909
In Poverty:
29.87%

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