Volunteer Community Hospital

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

Volunteer Community Hospital is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 161 Mount Pelia Road in Martin, 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 870 Medicare patients were given 4,878 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $6,103,568 by Medicare for those services. A total of 73 Medicare patients were given 539 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $148,220 by Medicare. 2,715 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,457,320 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to be given the most appropriate initial antibiotics.

Overall Rating

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Rated 1.00 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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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

161 Mount Pelia Road
Martin, TN 38237

Phone Number

(731) 587-4261

Geographic Coordinates

36.333805, -88.868402
* 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

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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 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
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 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
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 11 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Tennessee
82.24%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
49.00%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
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 79 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
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 41 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
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 15 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
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 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
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Tennessee
79.15%
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Tennessee
27.42%
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
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 97 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
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 18 patients.

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

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 70 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
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 102 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 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
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 48 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
58.00%
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 44 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
64.00%
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
870
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
4,878
Tennessee Average
15,116
United States Average
17,102

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
73
Tennessee Average
58
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
2,715
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
4,892
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
1,113
Tennessee Average
2,735
United States Average
2,995

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
539
Tennessee Average
528
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
80
Tennessee Average
67
United States Average
88

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
$6,103,568
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
$1,248
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
$5,484
Tennessee Average
$8,537
United States Average
$9,352

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
$148,220
Tennessee Average
$195,096
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
$275
Tennessee Average
$369
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
$1,457,320
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
$7,016
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
$1,251
Tennessee Average
$1,545
United States Average
$1,638

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
$2,030
Tennessee Average
$3,357
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
$1,853
Tennessee Average
$2,900
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
$537
Tennessee Average
$675
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
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When you walk in this facility you know right away that you should turn around and find some place else to go. The facility and equipment are ancient. You really feel sorry for the staff having to work in these conditions.

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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My wife suffered multiple cardiac arrests and anoxic brain damage at Volunteer Community Hospital Martin, Tennessee!!!

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Martin at a Glance

Martin has a total population of 10,515, of which 1,759 are children under the age of 18 and 1,352 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 25.5.

Total Population:
10,515
Median Age:
25.5
Males:
4,978 (47.3%)
Female:
5,537 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
1,759 (16.7%)
Adults (18-64):
7,404 (70.4%)
Seniors (65+):
1,352 (12.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Martin
Married:
3,580 (34.0%)
Divorced:
731 (7.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Martin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
191 (1.82%)
White:
8,235 (78.32%)
African American:
1,642 (15.62%)
Asian:
434 (4.13%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
8 (0.08%)
Other:
102 (0.97%)
Two or More:
94 (0.89%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Martin

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
105
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $38,648 while the median household income is $26,493. Roughly 21.47% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,648
Household Income:
$26,493
In Poverty:
21.47%

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