South Central Regional Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Laurel, Mississippi (MS).

South Central Regional Medical Center is a government run acute care hospital based at 1220 Jefferson Street Box 607 in Laurel, MS. 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 2,947 Medicare patients were given 26,520 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $24,848,067 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 174 Medicare patients were given 2,408 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 8,686 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $7,075,656 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given an influenza vaccination and assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination. Surgery patients at this hospital are less likely to have their preventitve antibiotics stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Local

Address

1220 Jefferson Street Box 607
Laurel, MS 39440

Phone Number

(601) 649-4000

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Mississippi
51 (62.20%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Mississippi
69 (84.15%)
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 16 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Mississippi
80.02%
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 53 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Mississippi
84.19%
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 55 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Mississippi
81.43%
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 75 patients.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Mississippi
76.69%
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 149 patients.

This Provider This Provider
45.00%
Mississippi
54.83%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
47.00%
Mississippi
63.40%
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 191 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Mississippi
78.95%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Mississippi
76.70%
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 92 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Mississippi
89.03%
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 117 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Mississippi
84.74%
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 112 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Mississippi
85.82%
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 105 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Mississippi
73.71%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Mississippi
31.54%
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 12 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Mississippi
88.29%
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 177 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Mississippi
78.04%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Mississippi
79.24%
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 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
44.00%
Mississippi
61.66%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 210 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Mississippi
97.19%
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 156 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Mississippi
77.76%
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 490 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Mississippi
75.64%
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 485 patients.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Mississippi
70.21%
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
2,947
Mississippi Average
1,484
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
26,520
Mississippi Average
11,669
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
174
Mississippi Average
262
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
2,408
Mississippi Average
3,296
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
8,686
Mississippi Average
5,023
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
26,736
Mississippi Average
11,754
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
3,894
Mississippi Average
1,958
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
2,410
Mississippi Average
3,313
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
159
Mississippi Average
308
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
$24,848,067
Mississippi Average
$15,528,493
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
$929
Mississippi Average
$1,321
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
$6,381
Mississippi Average
$7,933
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
$1,735,589
Mississippi Average
$2,536,672
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
$720
Mississippi Average
$766
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
$7,075,656
Mississippi Average
$3,622,679
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
$8,432
Mississippi Average
$10,467
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
$937
Mississippi Average
$1,331
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
$9,975
Mississippi Average
$9,679
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
$721
Mississippi Average
$770
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
$10,916
Mississippi Average
$8,230
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
$815
Mississippi Average
$721
United States Average
$786

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Laurel at a Glance

Laurel has a total population of 18,393, of which 5,138 are children under the age of 18 and 3,156 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.7.

Total Population:
18,393
Median Age:
34.7
Males:
8,492 (46.2%)
Female:
9,901 (53.8%)
Children (0-17):
5,138 (27.9%)
Adults (18-64):
10,099 (54.9%)
Seniors (65+):
3,156 (17.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Laurel
Married:
6,566 (35.7%)
Divorced:
1,590 (8.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Laurel
Hispanic Ethnicity:
712 (3.87%)
White:
7,474 (40.64%)
African American:
10,130 (55.08%)
Asian:
60 (0.33%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
21 (0.11%)
Other:
583 (3.17%)
Two or More:
124 (0.67%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Laurel

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.53, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.53 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
225
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
16
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $30,185 while the median household income is $24,988. Roughly 29.04% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$30,185
Household Income:
$24,988
In Poverty:
29.04%

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