OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER

Acute Care Hospital in Camden, AR 71701

OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER PROFILE

Ouachita County Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Camden, AR 71701 that serves the Ouachita county area. This facility is a private non-profit hospital with emergency services.

OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER

638 California Avenue
Camden, AR 71701
Phone: (870) 836-1000
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Patient Survey Summary Rating Summary Star Rating
The summary star rating combines data from different aspects of the patient’s experience of care to make hospital comparison easier.

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ABOUT THIS PROVIDER

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals What's an acute care hospital?
An acute care hospital provides inpatient medical care, services related for surgery and medical services for short-term illnesses, acute medical conditions or injuries.

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.

Inpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Safe surgery checklist use (inpatient)
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 inpatient surgical procedures.


Emergency Services: Yes Emergency Department
This hospital provides emergency services which might include acute medical care or trauma care.

PATIENT EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

The hospital patient survey at Ouachita County Medical Center 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: Excellent

Quiet Rooms: Good

Cleanliness: Average

Pain Management: Good

Discharge Information: Good

Patients Recommend this Hospital: Average

EMERGENCY ROOM WAIT TIMES

These performance measures at Ouachita County Medical Center 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: 12 minutes before being seen by a doctor.

Discharge Time: 2 hours 20 minutes before being sent home.

Time Before Admission: 4 hours 18 minutes before being admitted to hospital.

Transfer Time: 1 hour 23 minutes admitted before being taken to room.

Broken Bones: 38 minutes before receiving pain meds.

HOSPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

We have identified the following individual quality measures where Ouachita County Medical Center has better average ratings than other hospitals in Arkansas or where the hospital is performing better compared to national averages or benchmarks.

NEARBY HOSPITALS

The following providers were found within a 60 mile range from this location.
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BRADLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER404 South Bradley Street
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Yes44.91 miCompare
SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER2001 Doctors Drive
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Yes52.41 miCompare

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