Dodge County Hospital

Dodge County Hospital
901 GRIFFIN AVE
EASTMAN, GA 31023
478-448-4067

Type: Acute Care
Ownership: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: YES

Hospital Ratings: Patient ExperiencesThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Patients who said their nurses "Always" communicated well817676
Patients who said their doctors "Always" communicated well878280
Patients who said they "Always" received help as soon as desired686364
Patients who said their pain was "Always" well controlled687069
Patients who said staff "Always" explained medicines before administering686060
Patients who said their room and bathroom were "Always" cleans747071
Patients who said the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night756458
Patients who said they were told what to do during their recovery at home212081
Patients who rated the hospital a 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)716667
Patients who said they would definitely recommend the hospital656969
Hospital Ratings: Medical ImagingThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. (If a number is high, it may mean the facility is doing too many unnecessary MRIs for low back pain.)283133
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. (A number that is much lower than 8% may mean there's not enough follow-up. A number much higher than 14% may mean there's too much unnecessary follow-up.)498
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.4040.070.054
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.370.1510.191
Hospital Ratings: Care ResultsThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Death Rate for Heart Attack Patients15.913.0916.2
Death Rate for Heart Failure Patients8.98.66311.2
Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients8.39.3711.6
Hospital Ratings: Readmission RatesThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Rate of Readmission for Heart Attack PatientsN/A16.39119.9
Rate of Readmission for Heart Failure Patients21.820.5724.7
Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients16.414.95618.3
Hospital Ratings: Process of CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better) 100992
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better) 1007494
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after their surgery 63N/A92
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic within one hour before surgery to help prevent infection 819696
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 899797
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped within 24 hours after surgery 759394
Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery N/A9293
Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safe method1009999
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery10091N/A
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 539394
Patients who got treatment within 24 hours before or after their surgery to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery 579092
Hospital Ratings: Heart Attack & Chest Pain CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better)1547462
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better)2099
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival (higher numbers are better)176054
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)869595
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival629898
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge339898
Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)N/A9496
Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling10010099
Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge339898
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of ArrivalN/A6654
Heart Attack Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of ArrivalN/A8489
Hospital Ratings: Heart Failure CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions838487
Heart Failure Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function729898
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 799494
Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling1009998
Hospital Ratings: Pneumonia CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination679492
Pneumonia Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics879595
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling819797
Pneumonia Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival899495
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)839291
Hospital Ratings: Children's Asthma CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A100
Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A100
Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A68