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Yalobusha General Hospital - 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 Yalobusha General Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: 630 South Main Street, Water Valley, MS 38965         Phone: 662-473-1411
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services:
Hospital Owner: Government - Local

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Yalobusha General Hospital to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC38
Heart failure and shock with CC20
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC16
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC12
Heart failure and shock with MCC<11 (*)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC<11 (*)
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC<11 (*)
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
Chest Pain<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 Yalobusha General Hospital 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 Not Available
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No data are available from the hospital for this measure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 10.2
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 7.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 14.2
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 57
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 11.4
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 8.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 15.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 75
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 Yalobusha General Hospital 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. 17%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 80%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 0%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 94%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 9%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 29%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 62%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 30%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 64%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 16%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 69%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 4%
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. 80%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 27%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 67%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 71%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 29%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 12%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 13%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 75%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 5%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 27%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 68%
Number of Completed Surveys Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate Percent 32%
Hospital Footnote Fewer than 100 patients completed the HCAHPS survey. Use these scores with caution, as the number of surveys may be too low to reliably assess hospital performance