Candler Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Savannah, Georgia (GA).

Candler Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 5353 Reynolds Street in Savannah, GA. 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 3,504 Medicare patients were given 31,744 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $37,555,638 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 303 Medicare patients were given 4,219 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 20,210 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $12,779,652 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given ACE inhibitor or ARB, be given an evaluation of their LVS function, and be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination, be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination, and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

5353 Reynolds Street
Savannah, GA 31412

Phone Number

(912) 692-6000

Geographic Coordinates

32.027172, -81.101804
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Savannah
3 (100.00%)
Chatham County
3 (100.00%)
Georgia
121 (94.53%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Savannah
3 (100.00%)
Chatham County
3 (100.00%)
Georgia
124 (96.88%)
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
97.33%
Chatham County
97.33%
Georgia
77.88%
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 18 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
99.33%
Chatham County
99.33%
Georgia
86.97%
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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
99.33%
Chatham County
99.33%
Georgia
86.73%
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 126 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
97.33%
Chatham County
97.33%
Georgia
81.25%
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 366 patients.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Savannah
76.00%
Chatham County
76.00%
Georgia
59.40%
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 71 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Savannah
70.33%
Chatham County
70.33%
Georgia
59.88%
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 328 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Savannah
77.33%
Chatham County
77.33%
Georgia
75.02%
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 101 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Savannah
95.67%
Chatham County
95.67%
Georgia
81.86%
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 224 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Savannah
95.33%
Chatham County
95.33%
Georgia
88.82%
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 22 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
73.00%
Savannah
88.67%
Chatham County
88.67%
Georgia
88.81%
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 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Savannah
97.33%
Chatham County
97.33%
Georgia
90.84%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
98.00%
Chatham County
98.00%
Georgia
85.13%
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
99.33%
Chatham County
99.33%
Georgia
84.66%
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 425 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Savannah
96.33%
Chatham County
96.33%
Georgia
80.57%
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
95.33%
Chatham County
95.33%
Georgia
86.40%
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 244 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Savannah
80.33%
Chatham County
80.33%
Georgia
60.50%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 423 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Savannah
100.00%
Chatham County
100.00%
Georgia
99.18%
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 217 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Savannah
84.67%
Chatham County
84.67%
Georgia
81.28%
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 74 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
65.00%
Savannah
80.33%
Chatham County
80.33%
Georgia
69.46%
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 74 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
66.00%
Savannah
67.00%
Chatham County
67.00%
Georgia
70.84%
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
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

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
3,504
Savannah Average
4,423
Chatham County Average
4,423
Georgia Average
2,095
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
31,744
Savannah Average
33,971
Chatham County Average
33,971
Georgia Average
15,761
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
303
Savannah Average
458
Chatham County Average
458
Georgia Average
327
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
4,219
Savannah Average
6,336
Chatham County Average
6,336
Georgia Average
3,380
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
20,210
Savannah Average
15,226
Chatham County Average
15,226
Georgia Average
7,176
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
32,219
Savannah Average
34,462
Chatham County Average
34,462
Georgia Average
15,901
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
4,410
Savannah Average
5,335
Chatham County Average
5,335
Georgia Average
2,725
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
4,276
Savannah Average
6,386
Chatham County Average
6,386
Georgia Average
3,406
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
313
Savannah Average
506
Chatham County Average
506
Georgia Average
381
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
$37,555,638
Savannah Average
$56,147,914
Chatham County Average
$56,147,914
Georgia Average
$24,515,607
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
$1,166
Savannah Average
$1,629
Chatham County Average
$1,629
Georgia Average
$1,542
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
$8,516
Savannah Average
$10,524
Chatham County Average
$10,524
Georgia Average
$8,997
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
$5,037,101
Savannah Average
$6,638,893
Chatham County Average
$6,638,893
Georgia Average
$3,337,688
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
$1,178
Savannah Average
$1,040
Chatham County Average
$1,040
Georgia Average
$980
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
$12,779,652
Savannah Average
$12,761,907
Chatham County Average
$12,761,907
Georgia Average
$5,396,684
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
$10,718
Savannah Average
$12,695
Chatham County Average
$12,695
Georgia Average
$11,703
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
$1,183
Savannah Average
$1,653
Chatham County Average
$1,653
Georgia Average
$1,555
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
$16,624
Savannah Average
$14,506
Chatham County Average
$14,506
Georgia Average
$10,206
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
$1,194
Savannah Average
$1,048
Chatham County Average
$1,048
Georgia Average
$987
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
$16,093
Savannah Average
$13,120
Chatham County Average
$13,120
Georgia Average
$8,752
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
$632
Savannah Average
$838
Chatham County Average
$838
Georgia Average
$752
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

Was stuck in Dr from 12 noon till 11pm call button was never answered had to in book myself from monitor to go to estroom, left it unhooked for 30 minutes no one ever came to check, I have a bad heart and am on dialysis, left dialysis needles in my arm for hours because no one would take them ot, no food or water even though I asked several times, this is the worst Dr I have ever been too and never will use again.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Savannah at a Glance

Savannah has a total population of 131,510, of which 33,618 are children under the age of 18 and 17,467 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.3.

Total Population:
131,510
Median Age:
32.3
Males:
62,039 (47.2%)
Female:
69,471 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
33,618 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
80,425 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
17,467 (13.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Savannah
Married:
45,157 (34.3%)
Divorced:
12,355 (9.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Savannah
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,938 (2.23%)
White:
51,108 (38.86%)
African American:
75,072 (57.08%)
Asian:
1,997 (1.52%)
Pacific Islander:
92 (0.07%)
Indian:
303 (0.23%)
Other:
1,224 (0.93%)
Two or More:
1,714 (1.30%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Savannah

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
5
Doctors:
1,407
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
10
Medical Suppliers:
89
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $36,410 while the median household income is $29,038. Roughly 20.90% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,410
Household Income:
$29,038
In Poverty:
20.90%

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