Horizon Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Dickson, Tennessee (TN).

Horizon Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 111 Highway 70 East in Dickson, TN. 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 1,411 Medicare patients were given 9,191 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $13,702,610 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 247 Medicare patients were given 3,486 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 4,419 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,919,431 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 and be given a beta blocker upon discharge. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination and be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Rated 1.50 out of 5 from 2 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

111 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN 37055

Phone Number

(615) 446-0446

Geographic Coordinates

36.072223, -87.374511
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Tennessee
114 (95.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Tennessee
105 (87.50%)
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 8 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Tennessee
83.47%
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 33 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Tennessee
81.39%
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 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Tennessee
82.24%
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
100.00%
Tennessee
53.56%
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 60 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Tennessee
78.62%
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 176 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Tennessee
62.16%
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 53 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Tennessee
73.19%
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
91.00%
Tennessee
82.93%
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 82 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Tennessee
86.33%
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 152 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Tennessee
89.62%
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 29 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Tennessee
85.96%
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 43 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Tennessee
87.85%
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 40 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Tennessee
79.15%
United States
87.23%

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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Tennessee
88.84%
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 205 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Tennessee
81.81%
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 47 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Tennessee
88.56%
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 170 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Tennessee
72.93%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 284 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Tennessee
99.13%
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 157 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Tennessee
82.17%
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 84 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Tennessee
73.73%
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 74 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Tennessee
67.80%
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
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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
1,411
Tennessee Average
2,070
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
9,191
Tennessee Average
15,116
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
247
Tennessee Average
344
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
3,486
Tennessee Average
4,222
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
4,419
Tennessee Average
6,848
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
9,262
Tennessee Average
15,261
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
1,977
Tennessee Average
2,735
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
3,489
Tennessee Average
4,250
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
265
Tennessee Average
401
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
$13,702,610
Tennessee Average
$23,351,940
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
$1,479
Tennessee Average
$1,530
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
$6,931
Tennessee Average
$8,537
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
$3,790,002
Tennessee Average
$3,470,229
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
$1,086
Tennessee Average
$817
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
$2,919,431
Tennessee Average
$4,621,815
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
$9,711
Tennessee Average
$11,284
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
$1,491
Tennessee Average
$1,545
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
$15,344
Tennessee Average
$10,082
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
$1,087
Tennessee Average
$822
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
$14,302
Tennessee Average
$8,644
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
$661
Tennessee Average
$675
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Horizon Medical Center Review
Overall:
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Care:
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Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

I came into the hospital for outpatient surgery, after surgery I got a servere eye infection and eye abraision. The hospital had me keep my eye closed and sent me home. I had to go to an eye doctor the next morning because the pain was so bad. I had to take four antibiordeax to get rid of the infection. I had to get my perscription for glasses changed twice in two weeks. the hospital says they are not responsible for anything. but I got the infection at the hospital.

Member:
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A Review by Anonymous

Horizon Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

This hospital is not prompt and does not diagnose illness properly

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Dickson at a Glance

Dickson has a total population of 12,244, of which 3,326 are children under the age of 18 and 1,762 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.7.

Total Population:
12,244
Median Age:
34.7
Males:
5,685 (46.4%)
Female:
6,559 (53.6%)
Children (0-17):
3,326 (27.2%)
Adults (18-64):
7,156 (58.4%)
Seniors (65+):
1,762 (14.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Dickson
Married:
4,991 (40.8%)
Divorced:
1,581 (12.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Dickson
Hispanic Ethnicity:
238 (1.94%)
White:
10,757 (87.86%)
African American:
1,081 (8.83%)
Asian:
68 (0.56%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
56 (0.46%)
Other:
94 (0.77%)
Two or More:
188 (1.54%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Dickson

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
197
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $42,632 while the median household income is $34,549. Roughly 15.17% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,632
Household Income:
$34,549
In Poverty:
15.17%

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