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North Mississippi Medical Center - Profile, Major Services, Health Measures, and Patient Experience

The following tables show the profile, major inpatient hospital services, 30-day mortality measures, and patient hospital experience survey at North Mississippi Medical Center.

Basic Information

Address: 830 S Gloster, Tupelo, MS 38801         Phone: 662-377-7176
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by North Mississippi Medical Center to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC380
Heart failure and shock with MCC232
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC197
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC167
Heart failure and shock with CC129
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC115
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC114
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC100
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC89
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC87
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC81
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC63
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC62
Chest Pain60
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC57
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC57
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC56
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC55
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC49
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC49
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC49
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC45
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC44
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC41
Diabetes with MCC40
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures38
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC30
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC29
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC28
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC27
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC25
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC25
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion with CC/MCC or disc device/neurostim25
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC25
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy without CC/MCC24
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair22
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC21
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC21
Extracranial procedures with CC20
Transurethral prostatectomy with CC/MCC19
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC18
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with CC17
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with MCC16
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity without MCC14
Cervical spinal fusion with CC13
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC13
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock without MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock with MCC<11 (*)
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with MCC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical with MCC<11 (*)
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures with CC/MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)

Note: (*) indicates data cannot be disclosed to protect personal health information due to the small number of Medicare patients.
CC: Complicating or Comorbid condition; MCC: Major Complicating or Comorbid Condition.

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at North Mississippi Medical Center was calculated by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) using Medicare claims and eligibility information as well as VA administrative information.

Measure Name Result
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 16.2
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 13.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 18.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 662
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 15.2
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Worse than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 12.9
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 17.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 824
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 15
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia Worse than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 17.5
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 766
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia

Patient Hospital Experience Survey

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Survey is a 32-item survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perceptions of their hospital experience. This survey at North Mississippi Medical Center is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients between 48 hours and six weeks after discharge.

Survey Question Result
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well. 10%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 87%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 9%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 88%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 74%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 5%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 77%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 17%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 13%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 70%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 16%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 78%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 21%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 75%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 83%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 17%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 5%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 15%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 80%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 3%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 14%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 83%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 31%
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