TJ Samson Community Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Glasgow, Kentucky (KY).

TJ Samson Community Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 1301 North Race Street in Glasgow, KY. 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 2,628 Medicare patients were given 16,827 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $25,486,121 by Medicare for those services. 7,837 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $5,159,773 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given a beta blocker upon arrival. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given ACE inhibitor or ARB.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

1301 North Race Street
Glasgow, KY 42141

Phone Number

(270) 651-4444

Geographic Coordinates

37.010771, -85.903303
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kentucky
76 (86.36%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kentucky
83 (94.32%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

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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 22 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Kentucky
74.77%
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 109 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kentucky
86.37%
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 123 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kentucky
85.68%
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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Kentucky
44.19%
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 70 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Kentucky
78.24%
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 222 patients.

This Provider This Provider
39.00%
Kentucky
58.66%
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 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Kentucky
75.91%
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 216 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Kentucky
82.40%
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 83 patients.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Kentucky
84.37%
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 157 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kentucky
88.87%
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 44 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Kentucky
84.82%
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 121 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kentucky
89.19%
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 127 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Kentucky
81.63%
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
43.00%
Kentucky
30.64%
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 48 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Kentucky
83.68%
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 276 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Kentucky
79.45%
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 44 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Kentucky
82.25%
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 180 patients.

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Kentucky
74.84%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 300 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Kentucky
99.34%
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 199 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Kentucky
82.09%
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 190 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Kentucky
74.08%
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 180 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Kentucky
69.27%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

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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
2,628
Kentucky Average
2,369
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
16,827
Kentucky Average
17,999
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
7,837
Kentucky Average
6,018
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
16,913
Kentucky Average
18,157
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
3,741
Kentucky Average
3,237
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
$25,486,121
Kentucky Average
$27,083,343
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
$1,507
Kentucky Average
$1,492
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
$6,813
Kentucky Average
$8,367
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
$5,159,773
Kentucky Average
$4,668,321
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
$9,698
Kentucky Average
$11,433
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
$1,515
Kentucky Average
$1,505
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
$658
Kentucky Average
$776
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

TJ Samson Community Hospital Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Anthem
Details:

The hospital staff is very knowledgable and went above and beyond to provide me with excellent care.

Member:
Date:

Discussions

 (Details have not been substantiated)

Intestinal Bypass surgery

Intestinal Bypass surgery
Details:

In the 1974,I believe it was that year I had this surgery.Dr.John Marsh did mine and I had a baby in 77 and one in 80.I believe I am doing better than a lot of the others.They talked about writing a article in the books on me,I have had a lot of problems but have tried my best to work thru them,nothing very bad thank god.I would like to know if an article was written about me,I was first after this surgery to have a baby I believe.Would you please find out and I would for this purpose of medical and science would like for Dr. to know how things have been and how I have had to take care of myself.My name was at the time of surgery,Shirley Diana Thomas.I was in my early 20's and weighed a little over 300 pounds. I now weigh 185,please contact me if you are interested in talking to me. at sdchildressccc@yahoo.com this is my email.

Replies:
0
Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 8:17 PM MST

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Glasgow at a Glance

Glasgow has a total population of 13,019, of which 2,869 are children under the age of 18 and 2,670 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.2.

Total Population:
13,019
Median Age:
40.2
Males:
5,886 (45.2%)
Female:
7,133 (54.8%)
Children (0-17):
2,869 (22.0%)
Adults (18-64):
7,480 (57.5%)
Seniors (65+):
2,670 (20.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Glasgow
Married:
6,214 (47.7%)
Divorced:
1,437 (11.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Glasgow
Hispanic Ethnicity:
186 (1.43%)
White:
11,576 (88.92%)
African American:
1,074 (8.25%)
Asian:
104 (0.80%)
Pacific Islander:
9 (0.07%)
Indian:
17 (0.13%)
Other:
105 (0.81%)
Two or More:
134 (1.03%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Glasgow

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.50, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.50 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
177
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
21
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $36,677 while the median household income is $28,083. Roughly 18.64% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,677
Household Income:
$28,083
In Poverty:
18.64%

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