North Sunflower Medical Center

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

North Sunflower Medical Center is a government run critical access hospital based at 840 North Oak Avenue / PO Box 369 in Ruleville, MS. The facility is not accredited and provides emergency services. The patient mortality rate is no different than the national rate. In 2006, 464 Medicare patients were given 4,038 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. A total of 203 Medicare patients were given 3,434 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,834,431 by Medicare. 883 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,407,993 by Medicare for these services.

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Facility Type

Critical Access

Ownership Type

Government - Local

Address

840 North Oak Avenue / PO Box 369
Ruleville, MS 38771

Phone Number

(662) 756-2711

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Sunflower County
1 (50.00%)
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
Sunflower County
2 (100.00%)
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this 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 0 patients.

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

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 0 patients.

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

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 0 patients.

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

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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Sunflower County
75.50%
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 13 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
23.00%
Sunflower County
11.50%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Sunflower County
60.00%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Sunflower County
74.50%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Sunflower County
50.00%
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 18 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Sunflower County
83.00%
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 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 0 patients.

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

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 0 patients.

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

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:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this 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:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this 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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Sunflower County
83.50%
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Sunflower County
75.00%
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 38 patients.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Sunflower County
69.00%
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Sunflower County
91.50%
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 20 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Sunflower County
83.00%
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 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.

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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

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
464
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
4,038
Mississippi Average
3,296
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
203
Mississippi Average
99
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
883
Sunflower County Average
1,499
Mississippi Average
5,023
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
4,051
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
649
Mississippi Average
308
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
3,434
Mississippi Average
1,476
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
240
Mississippi Average
117
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
$3,722,581
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
$919
Mississippi Average
$766
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
$3,834,431
Mississippi Average
$668,475
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
$1,117
Mississippi Average
$453
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
$1,407,993
Sunflower County Average
$1,050,024
Mississippi Average
$3,622,679
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
$8,023
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
$922
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
$5,736
Mississippi Average
$8,230
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
$18,889
Mississippi Average
$6,769
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
$15,977
Mississippi Average
$5,690
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
$1,595
Sunflower County Average
$700
Mississippi Average
$721
United States Average
$786

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Ruleville at a Glance

Ruleville has a total population of 3,234, of which 1,012 are children under the age of 18 and 494 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.9.

Total Population:
3,234
Median Age:
30.9
Males:
1,444 (44.7%)
Female:
1,790 (55.3%)
Children (0-17):
1,012 (31.3%)
Adults (18-64):
1,728 (53.4%)
Seniors (65+):
494 (15.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ruleville
Married:
1,065 (32.9%)
Divorced:
181 (5.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ruleville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
28 (0.87%)
White:
603 (18.65%)
African American:
2,612 (80.77%)
Asian:
14 (0.43%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
2 (0.06%)
Other:
1 (0.03%)
Two or More:
2 (0.06%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ruleville

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.50 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
22
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $23,036 while the median household income is $21,351. Roughly 34.69% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$23,036
Household Income:
$21,351
In Poverty:
34.69%

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