Summit Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Van Buren, Arkansas (AR).

Summit Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at East Main and South 20th Streets in Van Buren, AR. 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 781 Medicare patients were given 5,341 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $5,658,357 by Medicare for those services.

When compared to state levels, pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination and be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, surgery patients at this hospital are less likely to have their preventitve antibiotics stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

Overall Rating

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Rated 1.60 out of 5 from 5 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 1.40 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Staff Rating

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Rated 2.40 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 1.80 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Rated 1.80 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

East Main and South 20th Streets
Van Buren, AR 72956

Phone Number

(479) 474-3401

Geographic Coordinates

35.436511, -94.338154
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a intersection level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Arkansas
43 (62.32%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Arkansas
61 (88.41%)
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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Arkansas
82.38%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
64.00%
Arkansas
86.69%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Arkansas
85.90%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Arkansas
78.47%
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 80 patients.

This Provider This Provider
54.00%
Arkansas
64.85%
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 31 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Arkansas
70.14%
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 131 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Arkansas
82.23%
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 60 patients.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Arkansas
83.11%
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 87 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Arkansas
92.94%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Arkansas
89.59%
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 29 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Arkansas
88.08%
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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Arkansas
82.20%
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Arkansas
40.65%
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%
Arkansas
90.88%
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 122 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Arkansas
80.70%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Arkansas
86.17%
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 77 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Arkansas
68.18%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 154 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Arkansas
99.12%
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 117 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Arkansas
82.68%
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 82 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Arkansas
72.88%
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 82 patients.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Arkansas
73.73%
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

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Summit Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
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Staff:
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Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

well since there no one is communicating with me, this is how it is. you retards are going to release my child without finishing the treatment plan. so if my child does something to herself than you will be sued, and i have all the documents to prove my case

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A Review by Anonymous

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

They will overcharge you every time. $3000 to remove a skin tag the size of a Pencil Lead.

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Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Summit Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

they don't know how to file a correct claim with the insurance company

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Summit Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
None
Details:

No insurance no prescription to the one who needed it

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A Review by Anonymous

Summit Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Humana
Details:

nursing staff neglegent to needs of patient, housekeeping fair . needs more workers for rooms on the floor patient was in. did not get evaluation on reason patient was experiencing problem will symptoms. was not diagnosed or released with proper medication needed. i believed patient was released bedfore ready to be medically released. im supprised this is still a working hospital because of unsanitary situations not due to housekeeping staff but due to nursing staff and aids not doing their job.

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Note: There are a total of 5 hospitals within 35 miles of this provider.

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Van Buren at a Glance

Van Buren has a total population of 18,986, of which 5,628 are children under the age of 18 and 2,006 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.6.

Total Population:
18,986
Median Age:
32.6
Males:
9,095 (47.9%)
Female:
9,891 (52.1%)
Children (0-17):
5,628 (29.6%)
Adults (18-64):
11,352 (59.8%)
Seniors (65+):
2,006 (10.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Van Buren
Married:
8,617 (45.4%)
Divorced:
1,890 (10.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Van Buren
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,147 (6.04%)
White:
16,589 (87.37%)
African American:
312 (1.64%)
Asian:
535 (2.82%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
373 (1.96%)
Other:
602 (3.17%)
Two or More:
575 (3.03%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Van Buren

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.44, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
187
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $37,198 while the median household income is $33,608. Roughly 16.24% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,198
Household Income:
$33,608
In Poverty:
16.24%

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