Alpena General Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Alpena, Michigan (MI).

Alpena General Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 1501 W Chisholm Street in Alpena, MI. 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 1,877 Medicare patients were given 13,729 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $18,389,618 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 253 Medicare patients were given 2,603 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

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

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Local

Address

1501 W Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone Number

(989) 356-7390

Geographic Coordinates

45.076812, -83.450632
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Michigan
102 (87.93%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Michigan
111 (95.69%)
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Michigan
85.96%
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 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Michigan
93.71%
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 48 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Michigan
93.27%
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 81 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Michigan
84.25%
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 176 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Michigan
72.98%
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 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Michigan
73.12%
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 205 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Michigan
83.48%
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 51 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Michigan
85.77%
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 149 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Michigan
90.28%
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 110 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Michigan
93.15%
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 69 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Michigan
95.14%
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 52 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Michigan
89.83%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
37.00%
Michigan
27.86%
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 11 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Michigan
92.53%
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 223 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Michigan
91.01%
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 24 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Michigan
86.13%
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 181 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Michigan
71.97%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 255 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Michigan
99.72%
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 165 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Michigan
88.47%
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 419 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Michigan
81.87%
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 406 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%
Michigan
83.51%
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

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Alpena at a Glance

Alpena has a total population of 11,304, of which 2,598 are children under the age of 18 and 2,214 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.6.

Total Population:
11,304
Median Age:
39.6
Males:
5,320 (47.1%)
Female:
5,984 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
2,598 (23.0%)
Adults (18-64):
6,492 (57.4%)
Seniors (65+):
2,214 (19.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Alpena
Married:
4,566 (40.4%)
Divorced:
1,129 (10.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Alpena
Hispanic Ethnicity:
67 (0.59%)
White:
11,040 (97.66%)
African American:
47 (0.42%)
Asian:
54 (0.48%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
49 (0.43%)
Other:
10 (0.09%)
Two or More:
103 (0.91%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Alpena

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
207
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
19
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $40,056 while the median household income is $30,353. Roughly 13.11% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,056
Household Income:
$30,353
In Poverty:
13.11%

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