Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

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

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 137 E Blount Avenue in Knoxville, 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 3,991 Medicare patients were given 29,378 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $41,240,166 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 724 Medicare patients were given 8,195 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 20,310 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $15,761,688 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 discharge. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Church

Address

137 E Blount Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone Number

(865) 632-5011

Geographic Coordinates

35.954956, -83.915749
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Knoxville
7 (100.00%)
Knox County
7 (100.00%)
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
Knoxville
7 (100.00%)
Knox County
7 (100.00%)
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 98 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Knoxville
83.50%
Knox County
83.50%
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 322 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Knoxville
96.17%
Knox County
96.17%
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 342 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Knoxville
97.33%
Knox County
97.33%
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 8 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
38.00%
Knoxville
46.17%
Knox County
46.17%
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 209 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Knoxville
81.50%
Knox County
81.50%
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 467 patients.

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Knoxville
80.50%
Knox County
80.50%
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 74 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Knoxville
85.60%
Knox County
85.60%
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 289 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Knoxville
85.17%
Knox County
85.17%
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 146 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Knoxville
95.50%
Knox County
95.50%
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 198 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Knoxville
92.17%
Knox County
92.17%
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 127 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Knoxville
94.20%
Knox County
94.20%
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 171 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Knoxville
97.00%
Knox County
97.00%
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 159 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Knoxville
94.00%
Knox County
94.00%
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 195 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Knoxville
98.17%
Knox County
98.17%
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 560 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Knoxville
95.17%
Knox County
95.17%
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 129 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Knoxville
97.17%
Knox County
97.17%
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 224 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Knoxville
86.50%
Knox County
86.50%
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 352 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Knoxville
99.83%
Knox County
99.83%
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 232 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Knoxville
82.33%
Knox County
82.33%
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 412 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Knoxville
88.29%
Knox County
88.29%
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 400 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Knoxville
74.57%
Knox County
74.57%
Tennessee
67.80%
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
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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

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
3,991
Knoxville Average
3,319
Knox County Average
3,319
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
29,378
Knoxville Average
24,655
Knox County Average
24,655
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
724
Knoxville Average
480
Knox County Average
480
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
8,195
Knoxville Average
5,843
Knox County Average
5,843
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
20,310
Knoxville Average
11,416
Knox County Average
11,416
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
29,710
Knoxville Average
24,961
Knox County Average
24,961
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
5,169
Knoxville Average
4,308
Knox County Average
4,308
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
8,265
Knoxville Average
5,885
Knox County Average
5,885
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
808
Knoxville Average
522
Knox County Average
522
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
$41,240,166
Knoxville Average
$36,162,486
Knox County Average
$36,162,486
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
$1,388
Knoxville Average
$1,449
Knox County Average
$1,449
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
$7,978
Knoxville Average
$8,395
Knox County Average
$8,395
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
$6,547,232
Knoxville Average
$5,009,227
Knox County Average
$5,009,227
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
$792
Knoxville Average
$851
Knox County Average
$851
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
$15,761,688
Knoxville Average
$8,806,075
Knox County Average
$8,806,075
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
$10,333
Knoxville Average
$10,894
Knox County Average
$10,894
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
$1,404
Knoxville Average
$1,467
Knox County Average
$1,467
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
$9,043
Knoxville Average
$10,436
Knox County Average
$10,436
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
$799
Knoxville Average
$857
Knox County Average
$857
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
$8,103
Knoxville Average
$9,592
Knox County Average
$9,592
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
$776
Knoxville Average
$771
Knox County Average
$771
Tennessee Average
$675
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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  4. Hospital
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    Located 10.43 miles away in Knoxville at 9352 Park West Boulevard.
  5. Hospital
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    Located 12.82 miles away in Knoxville at 10820 Parkside Drive.
Note: There are a total of 10 hospitals within 35 miles of this provider.

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Knoxville at a Glance

Knoxville has a total population of 173,890, of which 34,197 are children under the age of 18 and 24,994 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.4.

Total Population:
173,890
Median Age:
33.4
Males:
82,390 (47.4%)
Female:
91,500 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
34,197 (19.7%)
Adults (18-64):
114,699 (66.0%)
Seniors (65+):
24,994 (14.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Knoxville
Married:
63,301 (36.4%)
Divorced:
19,195 (11.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Knoxville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,751 (1.58%)
White:
138,611 (79.71%)
African American:
28,171 (16.20%)
Asian:
2,525 (1.45%)
Pacific Islander:
60 (0.03%)
Indian:
541 (0.31%)
Other:
1,257 (0.72%)
Two or More:
2,725 (1.57%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Knoxville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
7
Doctors:
2,560
Home Agencies:
11
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
16
Medical Suppliers:
176
Rehab Centers:
14

Wealth

The median family income is $37,708 while the median household income is $27,492. Roughly 19.57% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,708
Household Income:
$27,492
In Poverty:
19.57%

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