HOWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Critical Access Hospital in Nashville, AR 71852
HOWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PROFILE
Howard Memorial Hospital is a critical access hospital located in Nashville, AR 71852 that serves the Howard county area. This facility is a private non-profit hospital with emergency services.
HOWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL130 Medical Circle
Nashville, AR 71852
Phone: (870) 845-4400
ABOUT THIS PROVIDERHospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals What's a critical access hospital?
A critical access hospital is a small facility that provides outpatient and inpatient services on a limited basis, usually to people in rural areas.
Hospital Owner: Voluntary Non-profit - Private
Electronic Lab Results: Yes Able to receive lab results electronically
The provider has the ability of receiving laboratory results through a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system as discrete searchable data.
Electronically Track Patients Visits: Yes Able to track patients’ lab results, tests, and referrals electronically between visits
The provider is capable of tracking lab tests, diagnostic studies, or patient referrals through a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
Outpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Safe surgery checklist use (outpatient)
This hospital follows a safe surgery checklist based on accepted standards of practice. Safe surgery checklists include three critical perioperative periods: 1) The period before the administration of anesthesia; 2) The period before surgical skin incision; and 3) The period of closure of incision and before the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical procedures.
Emergency Services: Yes Emergency Department
This hospital provides emergency services which might include acute medical care or trauma care.
The hospital patient survey at Howard Memorial Hospital is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients after discharge. The following are the results of some the survey’s five-star quality ratings.Doctor Communication: Not Available
Quiet Rooms: Not Available
Cleanliness: Not Available
Pain Management: Not Available
Discharge Information: Not Available
Patients Recommend this Hospital: Not Available
These performance measures at Howard Memorial Hospital show how rapidly emergency departments give recommended treatments known to get the best results for patients with certain common conditions. This information could help patients compare which hospitals provide the right care at the right time.ER Wait Time: Not Available before being seen by a doctor.
Discharge Time: Not Available before being sent home.
Time Before Admission: 4 hours 5 minutes before being admitted to hospital.
Transfer Time: 1 hour 20 minutes admitted before being taken to room.
Broken Bones: Not Available before receiving pain meds.
We have identified the following individual quality measures where Howard Memorial Hospital has better average ratings than other hospitals in Arkansas or where the hospital is performing better compared to national averages or benchmarks.
- Better performance with the effective use of abdomen CT use of contrast material Better performance with the effective use of abdomen CT use of contrast material
The provider's use of abdomen CT use of contrast material is better and more effective compared to the average hospital rate in the state of AR.
- Heart Failure: better performance with evaluation of left ventricular function Heart Failure: better performance with evaluation of left ventricular function
The provider's Heart Failure performance score of 100% for the quality measure evaluation of left ventricular function is better than the 98% average score of Arkansas.
- Preventive Care: better performance with patients flu immunization Preventive Care: better performance with patients flu immunization
The provider's Preventive Care performance score of 97% for the quality measure patients flu immunization is better than the 95% average score of Arkansas.
- Preventive Care: better performance with healthcare workers flu immunization Preventive Care: better performance with healthcare workers flu immunization
The provider's Preventive Care performance score of 92% for the quality measure healthcare workers flu immunization is better than the 83% average score of Arkansas.
- Emergency Department:
being seen Emergency Department:
The provider's Emergency Department performance score of 1% for the quality measure left without being seen is better than the 3% average score of Arkansas.
- Heart Attack or Chest Pain: better performance with aspirin at arrival Heart Attack or Chest Pain: better performance with aspirin at arrival
The provider's Heart Attack or Chest Pain performance score of 100% for the quality measure aspirin at arrival is better than the 95% average score of Arkansas.
- Pneumonia: better performance with pneumonia patients given antibiotic(s) Pneumonia: better performance with pneumonia patients given antibiotic(s)
The provider's Pneumonia performance score of 98% for the quality measure pneumonia patients given antibiotic(s) is better than the 94% average score of Arkansas.
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