Thomas Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Fairhope, Alabama (AL).

Thomas Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 750 Morphy Avenue in Fairhope, AL. The facility is accredited and does not provide 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 2,832 Medicare patients were given 17,921 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $26,293,503 by Medicare for those services. 9,747 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $7,121,401 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

750 Morphy Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Phone Number

(251) 928-2375

Geographic Coordinates

30.519999, -87.8903
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Baldwin County
2 (66.67%)
Alabama
75 (74.26%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
No
Baldwin County
2 (66.67%)
Alabama
94 (93.07%)
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Baldwin County
86.50%
Alabama
77.94%
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 256 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Baldwin County
98.67%
Alabama
87.44%
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 242 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Baldwin County
97.67%
Alabama
86.09%
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 16 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Baldwin County
75.00%
Alabama
61.48%
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 97 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Baldwin County
81.00%
Alabama
79.57%
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 201 patients.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Baldwin County
47.67%
Alabama
54.40%
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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Baldwin County
67.33%
Alabama
62.12%
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 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Baldwin County
74.67%
Alabama
79.23%
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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Baldwin County
77.67%
Alabama
77.14%
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 67 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Baldwin County
88.33%
Alabama
89.49%
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 72 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Baldwin County
77.67%
Alabama
87.76%
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 176 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Baldwin County
98.67%
Alabama
87.07%
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 134 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Baldwin County
92.33%
Alabama
81.48%
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 112 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Baldwin County
98.00%
Alabama
85.38%
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 240 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Baldwin County
93.67%
Alabama
79.12%
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 40 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Baldwin County
84.00%
Alabama
77.65%
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 95 patients.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Baldwin County
59.33%
Alabama
61.16%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 153 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Baldwin County
99.67%
Alabama
98.52%
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 103 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Baldwin County
76.67%
Alabama
81.43%
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 471 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
79.00%
Baldwin County
56.00%
Alabama
73.91%
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 457 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
76.00%
Baldwin County
61.00%
Alabama
70.30%
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

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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
2,832
Baldwin County Average
1,794
Alabama Average
1,871
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
17,921
Baldwin County Average
11,501
Alabama Average
13,294
United States Average
17,102

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
9,747
Baldwin County Average
6,981
Alabama Average
6,377
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
18,140
Baldwin County Average
11,615
Alabama Average
13,446
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
3,554
Baldwin County Average
2,319
Alabama Average
2,497
United States Average
2,995

Financials

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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
$26,293,503
Baldwin County Average
$14,527,796
Alabama Average
$18,635,782
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
$1,449
Baldwin County Average
$1,251
Alabama Average
$1,386
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
$7,398
Baldwin County Average
$6,264
Alabama Average
$7,464
United States Average
$9,352

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
$7,121,401
Baldwin County Average
$4,181,392
Alabama Average
$3,899,550
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
$9,284
Baldwin County Average
$8,096
Alabama Average
$9,960
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
$1,467
Baldwin County Average
$1,263
Alabama Average
$1,402
United States Average
$1,638

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
$731
Baldwin County Average
$599
Alabama Average
$612
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

They let my 17 year old son die. They have the latest Cardiology equipment, but seem to only use it if you are over 50. They could have saved him, but instead lied about the one test they did do.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Fairhope at a Glance

Fairhope has a total population of 12,480, of which 2,696 are children under the age of 18 and 2,954 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 44.5.

Total Population:
12,480
Median Age:
44.5
Males:
5,670 (45.4%)
Female:
6,810 (54.6%)
Children (0-17):
2,696 (21.6%)
Adults (18-64):
6,830 (54.7%)
Seniors (65+):
2,954 (23.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Fairhope
Married:
6,371 (51.0%)
Divorced:
1,005 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Fairhope
Hispanic Ethnicity:
130 (1.04%)
White:
11,259 (90.22%)
African American:
972 (7.79%)
Asian:
77 (0.62%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.04%)
Indian:
25 (0.20%)
Other:
26 (0.21%)
Two or More:
116 (0.93%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Fairhope

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
144
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
14
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $56,976 while the median household income is $42,913. Roughly 7.16% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$56,976
Household Income:
$42,913
In Poverty:
7.16%

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