Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Paragould, Arkansas (AR).

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Home Health is a non-profit home care agency based at 900 West Kingshighway in Paragould, AR. The agency services an area over 1,400 square miles in size with over 110,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1970. A total of 12,452 Medicare visits were made to 264 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,156,763 for these services. 5,636 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,042,427 by Medicare for these services.

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, have their bladder control improve, have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, be short of breath less often, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

08/01/1970

Address

900 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR 72451

Phone Number

(870) 239-7152

Geographic Coordinates

36.052588, -90.497722
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

72401, 72403, 72412, 72416, 72417, 72422, 72425, 72435, 72436, 72437, 72438, 72441, 72443, 72450, 72451, 72454, 72461, 72470
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Paragould
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
172 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
No
Paragould
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
91 (52.91%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Paragould
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
98 (56.98%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Paragould
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
162 (94.19%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Paragould
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
64 (37.21%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Paragould
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Greene County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
171 (99.42%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Paragould
83.00%
Greene County
83.00%
Arkansas
60.76%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Paragould
83.00%
Greene County
83.00%
Arkansas
61.40%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
Paragould
56.00%
Greene County
56.00%
Arkansas
42.58%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Paragould
73.00%
Greene County
73.00%
Arkansas
51.73%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Paragould
21.50%
Greene County
21.50%
Arkansas
24.40%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
Paragould
Less Than 5.00%
Greene County
Less Than 5.00%
Arkansas
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Paragould
65.00%
Greene County
65.00%
Arkansas
39.06%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Paragould
74.00%
Greene County
74.00%
Arkansas
48.59%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Paragould
58.00%
Greene County
58.00%
Arkansas
44.52%
United States
46.56%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
31.00%
Paragould
30.50%
Greene County
30.50%
Arkansas
35.64%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Paragould
67.50%
Greene County
67.50%
Arkansas
59.42%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Paragould
85.00%
Greene County
85.00%
Arkansas
84.34%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

Charts

HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
264
Paragould Average
162
Greene County Average
162
Arkansas Average
192
United States Average
398

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
5,636
Arkansas Average
2,287
United States Average
821

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
12,452
Paragould Average
7,447
Greene County Average
7,447
Arkansas Average
6,864
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$1,156,763
Paragould Average
$684,566
Greene County Average
$684,566
Arkansas Average
$753,495
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$93
Paragould Average
$92
Greene County Average
$92
Arkansas Average
$110
United States Average
$135

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
$3,042,427
Arkansas Average
$1,293,271
United States Average
$393,100

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$4,382
Paragould Average
$4,226
Greene County Average
$4,226
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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
$540
Arkansas Average
$566
United States Average
$479

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Greene County Health Unit
    Located 2.39 miles away in Paragould at 801 Goldsmith Road.
  2. Home Care Agency
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    Located 18.33 miles away in Jonesboro at 233 Church Street Suite 105.
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    Located 18.53 miles away in Jonesboro at 1726 Marie Circle.
  4. Home Care Agency
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    Located 18.64 miles away in Jonesboro at 611 East Washington Avenue Suite C.
  5. Home Care Agency
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    Located 19.50 miles away in Jonesboro at 2710 Phillips Drive.
Note: There are a total of 5 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Paragould at a Glance

Paragould has a total population of 22,017, of which 5,468 are children under the age of 18 and 3,487 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.1.

Total Population:
22,017
Median Age:
36.1
Males:
10,473 (47.6%)
Female:
11,544 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
5,468 (24.8%)
Adults (18-64):
13,062 (59.3%)
Seniors (65+):
3,487 (15.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Paragould
Married:
10,734 (48.8%)
Divorced:
2,202 (10.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Paragould
Hispanic Ethnicity:
292 (1.33%)
White:
21,527 (97.77%)
African American:
31 (0.14%)
Asian:
48 (0.22%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.02%)
Indian:
93 (0.42%)
Other:
123 (0.56%)
Two or More:
190 (0.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Paragould

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.49, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.49 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
156
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
13
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $39,431 while the median household income is $30,815. Roughly 11.70% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,431
Household Income:
$30,815
In Poverty:
11.70%

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