COMPLICATIONS AT STONE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
Critical Access Hospital in Mountain View, AR 72560
STONE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
2106 East Main Street Mountain View, AR 72560
Phone: (870) 269-4361
The complication measures at Stone County Medical Center provide information about the medical problems some inpatients might experience while admitted in the hospital. Admitted patients sometimes get other injuries, conditions or complications that may be life threatening. When hospitals follow best practices for treating patients, serious complications are often prevented.
The complication measures evaluate serious events such as healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and complications after certain surgical procedures.
The measures for surgical complications provide information about the problems developed by patients after having certain surgical procedures and how often those patients that were admitted with certain conditions died while they were in the hospital. These surgical complications can often be prevented if hospitals follow procedures based on best practices and scientific evidence.
|Measure||Hospital Average||How this Hospital Compares|
|Complications for hip/knee replacement patients||3.0% Measure: Complications for hip/knee replacement patients|
Sample data was collected between 04/01/2011 and 03/31/2014
| No different than the National Rate of 3.1%|
Percentage of complications for hip/knee replacement patients, some of the complications include: heart attack, infection, pneumonia, serious blood clots, wounds that split open or bleed after surgery, replacement hip/knee joints that don't work, etc. Higher rates of these serious complications might be a sign of lesser quality hospital care.