St Vincent's Birmingham

901-909 Saint Vincents Drive, Birmingham, AL, United States   |   2059397000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1898
St. Vincent's Birmingham is a general medical and surgical hospital in Birmingham, AL, with 409 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 48,565 patients visited the hospital's emergency... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 409
Employees: 774
60%
(42 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6643
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E Owens

"I recently had to..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I recently had to stay overnight after surgery. All of the staff went above and beyond to make my stay comfortable. From the nurses, PCAs, and dietary staff they all were attentive, courteous, and pleasant.... more

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E Owens

"I recently had to..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I recently had to stay overnight after surgery. All of the staff went above and beyond to make my stay comfortable. From the nurses, PCAs, and dietary staff they all were attentive, courteous, and pleasant.... more

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Karra g

"Ms. Jennifer Fox is..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

Ms. Jennifer Fox is a direct representation of your facility. What she writes on social media and her link of employment makes her as such. In no way should a person employed by a facility who's mission... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 100%
(4% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 97%
(5% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 98%
(equal to the 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 - 6%
(equal to the the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.3%
(0.1% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.8%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 18.8%
(0.5% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.8%
(0.8% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 6.6%
(1.2% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.2%
(0.2% above the national rate)
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