Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, IN - Information and Ratings - YourHealthMatters


Hospital Profile

Dearborn County Hospital

600 Wilson Creek Road
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 812-537-1010


Services Offered:

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Patient Access to Health Record:


Insurance Accepted:

Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Emerald Health, First Health / Coventry, HealthSmart, Healthspan, Humana, Medicaid, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Medicare, Ohio Health Choice, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Tricare / Champus, United Healthcare, Workers Compensation, Others

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Quality Improvement Programs:

(as reported by this hospital)

DCH is participating in or has participated in numerous quality improvement programs to help maximize patient safety and quality care while reducing readmissions. This includes ten national Hospital Engagement Network measures addressed through the Indiana Patient Safety Center/Coalition for Care; a Congestive Heart Failure initiative through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and by implementing its own Vial of Life program, an in-home patient log of medications/supplements to assist patients and providers with medication reconciliation.


American Osteopathic Association Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program; American College of Radiology, Mammography; American College of Radiology, Ultrasound; Community Health Accreditation Program, Hospice; Community Health Accreditation Program, Home Health; College of American Pathologists; Indiana State Department of Health; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; American Heart Association Training Center

profile updated: July 1st 2013

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Dearborn County Hospital

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Care that considers patients' needs and wants


Doctor-Patient Communication 82.0% 82.0%
Nurse-Patient Communication 79.0% 80.0%
Receiving Help When Wanted 68.0% 71.0%
Discharge Information 86.0% 87.0%
Communication about Medicines 64.0% 66.0%
Quietness of Hospital Environment at Night 61.0% 61.0%
Cleanliness of Room and Bathroom 74.0% 85.0%
Pain Management 71.0% 72.0%
Overall Rating of the Hospital 71.0% 69.0%
Overall Recommendation of the Hospital 71.0% 64.0%


During Hospital Stay
Overall Effectiveness Score 96.5% 90.5%
Overall Surgical Care 98.4% 96.9%
Beta Blocker Prescribed 98.0% 98.0%
Received Medicine to Prevent Infection at the Right Time 99.0% 94.0%
Appropriate Medicine to Prevent Infection 99.0% 100%
Medicines to Prevent Infections Stopped at the Right Time 98.0% 90.0%
Received Treatment at the Right Time to Prevent Blood Clots 99.0% 99.0%
Overall Heart Failure 97.3% 96.2%
Discharge Instructions 95.0% 93.0%
Evaluation of Heart Function (LVF Assessment) 99.0% 99.0%
Medicated for Heart Dysfunction (ACE Inhibitor or ARB for LVSD) 97.0% 87.0%
Overall Heart Attack or Chest Pain 98.8% Not enough
information to report
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge 99.0% 92.0%
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes of Arrival 55.0% Not enough
information to report
PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival 96.0% Not enough
information to report
Overall Pneumonia 95.5% 93.2%
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s) 96.0% 93.0%
Overall Readmission Rates* 19.4% 20.5%
While in Emergency Department (ED)
Average Time Patients Spent in the ED after the Doctor Decided to Admit Them to the Hospital before Leaving for Their Hospital Room 97 minutes 79 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Being Sent Home 133 minutes 145 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Seen by Healthcare Professional 24 minutes 37 minutes
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Data collected: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Data for Overall Readmission Rates collected: 07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012*