Lewis Gale Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Salem, Virginia (VA).

Lewis Gale Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 1900 Electric Road in Salem, VA. The facility is not 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 4658 Medicare patients were given 34966 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $40010372 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 676 Medicare patients were given 8125 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 13817 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $8678711 by Medicare for these services.

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

Overall Rating

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Rated 1.00 out of 5 from 2 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Facility Rating

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

1900 Electric Road
Salem, VA 24153

Phone Number

(540) 776-4100

Geographic Coordinates

37.265769, -80.033243
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Virginia
78 (95.12%)
United States
3333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Virginia
78 (95.12%)
United States
3947 (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 81 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Virginia
83.30%
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 339 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Virginia
91.12%
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 326 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Virginia
92.43%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Virginia
57.86%
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 203 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Virginia
84.24%
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 368 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Virginia
66.14%
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 110 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Virginia
70.53%
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 568 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Virginia
77.21%
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 119 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Virginia
83.76%
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 350 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Virginia
89.92%
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 106 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Virginia
86.30%
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 171 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Virginia
94.99%
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 95 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Virginia
90.27%
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.

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0.00%
Virginia
23.84%
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 126 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Virginia
86.17%
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 462 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Virginia
87.03%
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 51 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Virginia
86.28%
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 478 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Virginia
69.16%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 679 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Virginia
99.44%
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 323 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Virginia
83.09%
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 399 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
89.00%
Virginia
77.56%
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 380 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
75.00%
Virginia
74.14%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

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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]

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4658
Virginia Average
2697
United States Average
2267

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]

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34966
Virginia Average
21073
United States Average
17102

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
676
Virginia Average
326
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
8125
Virginia Average
3636
United States Average
3791

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.

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13817
Virginia Average
10616
United States Average
7242

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
35065
Virginia Average
21252
United States Average
17255

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
6185
Virginia Average
3667
United States Average
2995

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
8189
Virginia Average
3686
United States Average
3834

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
793
Virginia Average
389
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]

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$40010372
Virginia Average
$30269850
United States Average
$28006530

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]

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$1141
Virginia Average
$1424
United States Average
$1623

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]

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$6469
Virginia Average
$8255
United States Average
$9352

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]

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$6757596
Virginia Average
$3200904
United States Average
$4323113

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]

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$825
Virginia Average
$868
United States Average
$1128

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.

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$8678711
Virginia Average
$7604624
United States Average
$5694349

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]

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$8590
Virginia Average
$11226
United States Average
$12356

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
$1144
Virginia Average
$1436
United States Average
$1638

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
$9996
Virginia Average
$9823
United States Average
$11654

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
$832
Virginia Average
$880
United States Average
$1140

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
$8522
Virginia Average
$8220
United States Average
$9611

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
$628
Virginia Average
$716
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Lewis Gale Medical Center Review
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Insurance:
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Lewis gale was caught in multiple malpractice cover UPS.in a hearing there head of the human health department lied multiple times.she claimed to be a witness to a forced flu shot.but in fact was not there at all.has no background in the shots or people that have been harmed by them.when asked had no clue about anything about the shots ingredients.completely incompetent a joke.multiple questions were left out that was incriminating against Lewis gale Salem Virginia.the hearing was being recorded with audio recording.that proves that Lewis gale is a disgraceful facility.they have had three of there doctors on the news for malpractice.as well as get a men a dirty needle that turned into a infection then turn toxic and almost killed him.i want to know how Lewis gale is still open it's called pay offs.1,000,989 votes against Lewis gale Salem Virginia for malpractice and corruption.the paperwork as well as the audio was made public.still waiting for Lewis gale to take a polygraph but they refuse.another sign of guilt.hell is waiting

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Insurance:
Medicare
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The staff was cold and uncaring. The quality of care was substandard. The billing office is nasty.

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Discussions

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Want to see how Lewis Gale Medical Center compares to other area hospitals in regard to number of hospital aquired infections by patients.

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Salem at a Glance

Salem has a total population of 24747, of which 5162 are children under the age of 18 and 4148 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.2.

Total Population:
24747
Median Age:
39.2
Males:
11677 (47.2%)
Female:
13070 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
5162 (20.9%)
Adults (18-64):
15437 (62.4%)
Seniors (65+):
4148 (16.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Salem
Married:
11337 (45.8%)
Divorced:
2254 (9.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Salem
Hispanic Ethnicity:
205 (0.83%)
White:
22738 (91.88%)
African American:
1455 (5.88%)
Asian:
241 (0.97%)
Pacific Islander:
6 (0.02%)
Indian:
32 (0.13%)
Other:
61 (0.25%)
Two or More:
214 (0.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Salem

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
396
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
18
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $47174 while the median household income is $38997. Roughly 6.24% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$47174
Household Income:
$38997
In Poverty:
6.24%

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