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Overall Rating 2.5 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • Lura New
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    i find it hard to believe that anyone could have had a bad experience at this hospital. I have been a patient many times over the years and have had outstanding care from every employee with whom I came in contact. They always seemed to genuinely care about my well being.and were very prompt to answer a call and made every effort to meet my needs. We are very fortunate to have a regional medical center of this caliber in our county that offers high quality medical care from well trained physicians, nurses, and medical staff.

  • anita singleton
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    This review is solely on the Emergency room department. The hospital itself is great EXCEPT the emergency room. 1st experience was some years ago, my daughter had a high fever and vomiting. They couldn't get the fever down nor stop the vomiting and they couldn't figure what was wrong. They told me she must have a stomach virus and sent her home despite my pleas to admit her for more tests. We ended up taking her to the pediatrician a couple days later who direct admitted her to another hospital and after some tests found she had a perforated appendix. She almost died. Not too long after that a friend of my sister went to East Alabama emergency room with a heart condition and stated she was having heart related emergency and was told to have a seat in the lobby. When they finally got her back to examine her she died on the examine table. A couple of years later a friend goes in and sits in the lobby for 3 hours without ever being taken into an exam room. He leaves and goes to another hospital where they admit him for surgery. NOW to last night.........my mother has been a patient at this hospital multiple times for the past 2 years and has received EXCELLENT service everywhere except in the emergency room. It was freezing in the lobby. We already know to expect it to be cold but this was different it was freezing. We came prepared with thick clothing and jackets but this did not help. Every one in the lobby was complaining about how cold it was. When asked one of the employees told my sister that because of the flu outbreak they had experienced they had set the temperature lower to help eliminate any further spread of the virus. Ok understandable. I go to the reception desk and ask for a blanket for my mother and I'm told no they are for the patients in back. I explain my mother is a cancer patient and can't afford to get any sicker and she will be in the back as soon as they call her but she is freezing now. I'm told she has to wait until she gets in the back. I ask how long do she expect that to be and was told they have no idea because all the beds are full. We wait another half hour after already being there 2 hours and we leave. I'm not complaining about the time. It was extremely uncomfortable for not just everyone but especially for those already sick. I would have completely understood them saying only the patients could receive a blanket but we were made to feel like her comfort wasn't a concern. Every experience that I or someone I know have had with this emergency room is a bad one. I have even heard employees state they would go to another emergency room before they would come to this one. This long negative review all because of a blanket...........It's sometimes the small things that makes people go off or makes the difference in a positive experience.

  • Wayne W
    ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago

    Applied for a total of 15 different entry-level minimally qualified positions, all rejected. That's life however, these same positions are open every 7 days.This is what makes little logical since to me. This tells me that they're hiring over-qualified applicants who take on the position temporarily, you need to operate off nepotism to get the job, or administrators hiring conservative feminists coordinators who want to keep their fields homogeneous. I will move on though & look elsewhere.

  • Falana Cooper
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    If I could give 0 I would. Last 3 times I came to EAMC I was ill treated because I had no insurance. I had lost my job but I did not deserve to be treated so bad. I even asked to speak with the house supervisor but they wouldn't let me instead they sent an administrator who when I asked if she would bring her mother there had ABSOLUTELY NO REPLY! If the people working there wouldn't bring their family there why would I come back or Pay for PISS POOR/NO REAL SERVICE??? 2016 Father came in with pancreatitis ended up in ICU because nurse didn't put on his C pap when he went to slp. Nurse admitted to watching him go to slp without C pap. Spent 6 to 7 hrs in ER with my Mom and they still found nothing wrong. Now new CEO taking ppl taxes in spite of piss poor services??? wth???

  • Lisa B
    ★★★★★ 4 months ago

    This is a terrible hospital, I thought I was going to die waiting for service, Smith's station fire department took better care of me than the darn nurse's and doctors at East Alabama medical center only time someone came in the room that I was in for over 2 hours was to get a signature and medical insurance info making sure they were paid to do nothing! Then after all the waiting sent me home a prescription drug that I am allergic to that I had informed them about..OMG GO TO COLUMBUS

About East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili

General Information

Legal Business NameThe East Alabama Healthcare Authority
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Other
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareDecember 5, 1990 (27 years)
Capacity26
Residents20
Percent Occupied77%
Program ParticipationMedicare
Resident And Family CouncilsNone
In HospitalYes
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili

East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 out of 5 stars.

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Overall Ratings of Alabama Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C
East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili has not received any fines, complaints, or inspection problems in the last 3 years.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

3hr 55min
2hr 15min
ReportedExpected
CNA
1hr
50min
ReportedExpected
LPN
4hr 5min
2hr 10min
ReportedExpected
RN
8hr 55min
5hr 20min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 60min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

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93.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
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93.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
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42.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
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29.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
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15.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
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18.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
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12.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
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8.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
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5.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
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4.9%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
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1.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
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3.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
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3.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
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1.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
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0.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

97.0%
96.2%
95.2%
96.1%
83.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
97.9%
96.7%
96.7%
96.7%
81.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
43.6%
50.8%
50.5%
44.7%
62.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
34.1%
33.7%
31.6%
33.5%
12.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
2.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.7%
0.3%
0.7%
1.0%
0.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AL
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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