PERFORMANCE AT CHOCTAW GENERAL HOSPITAL
Critical Access Hospital in Butler, AL 36904
Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures
CHOCTAW GENERAL HOSPITAL
401 Vanity Fair Lane, Po Box 618 Butler, AL 36904
Phone: (205) 459-9100
The measures of timely and effective care at Choctaw General Hospital show how rapidly patients received recommended treatments known to get the best results for certain medical conditions. The timely and effective care measures (also known as “process of care” measures) indicate the percentage of patients who received timely treatments for common conditions, serious medical conditions or surgical procedures. These quality measures only apply to patients for whom the recommended treatment would be appropriate.
The data and graphs below compare applicable quality measures with state and national averages. Notice that small differences between different hospitals wont necessary indicate a material difference in the real world.
Pneumonia is a lung infection that might be by caused by a bacteria or a virus. If the cause of pneumonia is bacterial, hospitals will treat the infection with the appropriate antibiotics.
|Measure||Hospital Average||How this Hospital Compares|
|Pneumonia Patients given Antibiotic(s)||79% Measure: Pneumonia Patients given Antibiotic(s)|
This pneumonia measure is based on a sample size of 14. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015
Percentage of patients with pneumonia who received an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours consistent with current guidelines. 
A higher percentage is better.
-  Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients.