Southeast Alabama Medical Center

1108 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL, United States   |   3347938701   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1957
Since opening its doors in 1957, Southeast Alabama Medical Center has, through advanced treatment and technology, provided for the changing healthcare needs of the growing communities it serves which includes... more
Staff & Capacity
Employees: 2,526
Physicians: 280
69%
(56 reviews)

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Christi Knighton

"I recently had to..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I recently had to have a cholecystectomy (gallbladder removed), not before having to make a trip to the ED, weeks before my surgery with extreme abdominal pain. The ED staff was efficient, courteous &... more

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Tim Brown

"I recently had a..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

I recently had a work related accident where I fractured my wrist and had compound fractures in one of my ankles. From the time I was attended to by the paramedics until the last day of my stay at SAMC,I... more

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Brenda Parmer

"I had my yearly..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

I had my yearly mammogram on Thursday. Everyone was so nice and friendly. I had the 3D done this time. It was much easier. The whole process was very efficient at the Women's Center. I was in and out quickly.... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 91%
(5% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 93%
(1% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 93%
(3% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.0%
(0.2% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.7%
(0.8% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.9%
(0.4% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 21.5%
(1.5% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.3%
(0.1% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 14.8%
(1.2% below the national rate)
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