WEDOWEE HOSPITAL (THE HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF WEDOWEE) NPI 1558386359

Clinic/Center (Rural Health) in Heflin, AL

NPI 1558386359 Organization Clinic/Center Rural Health

About WEDOWEE HOSPITAL (THE HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF WEDOWEE)

Wedowee Hospital (the Health Care Authority Of The Town Of Wedowee) is a primary care provider established in Heflin, Alabama specializing in clinic/center (rural health) . The NPI number of Wedowee Hospital (the Health Care Authority Of The Town Of Wedowee) is 1558386359 and was assigned on July 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 261QR1300X. The provider is registered as an organization and their NPI record was last updated 14 years ago. Wedowee Hospital (the Health Care Authority Of The Town Of Wedowee) operates as a multi-specialty business group with one or more individual providers who practice different areas of specialization. The provider's is doing business as Wedowee Hospital. The authorized official of this NPI record is Mr. Richard W Daniel (Administrator)

A primary care provider (PCP) like Wedowee Hospital sees people with common medical problems. The primary care provider might be a doctor, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or clinic that are usually involved in your long-term care. A PCP might provide preventive care, treat common medical conditions, identify urgent medical problems and refer you to specialists when necessary. Primary care is usually provided in an outpatient facility but if you are admitted to a hospital your PCP may assist in your care. The most common medical conditions seen by primary care providers are: hypertension, upper respiratory tract infections, depression or anxiety, back pain, arthritis, dermatitis, diabetes, urinary tract infections, etc

NPI

1558386359

Provider NameWEDOWEE HOSPITAL (THE HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF WEDOWEE)
Provider Location Address8427 HIGHWAY 431 HEFLIN, AL 36264
Provider Mailing Address209 MAIN ST S PO BOX 307 WEDOWEE, AL 36278
NPI Entity TypeOrganization
Is Sole Proprietor?N/A
Is Organization Subpart?No
Other Organization NameWEDOWEE HOSPITAL
Other Name TypeDoing Business As (3)
Enumeration Date07-13-2006
Last Update Date07-16-2008


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code261QR1300X
ClassificationClinic/Center
TypeAmbulatory Health Care Facilities
SpecializationRural Health

Business Address

WEDOWEE HOSPITAL
8427 HIGHWAY 431
HEFLIN, AL
ZIP 36264
Phone: (256) 253-2031
Fax: (256) 253-2058

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Mailing Address

WEDOWEE HOSPITAL
209 MAIN ST S
PO BOX 307
WEDOWEE, AL
ZIP 36278
Phone: (256) 357-2111
Fax: (256) 357-0175



Authorized Official

Authorized Official NameMR. RICHARD W DANIEL
Authorized Official TitleADMINISTRATOR
Authorized Official Phone(256) 357-2111

Group Taxonomy


193200000X MULTI-SPECIALTY GROUP - This provider is a business group of one or more individual practitioners, who practice with different areas of specialization.

Secondary Taxonomies


The secondary taxonomy codes define the provider type, classification, and specialization. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to each taxonomy code.

No. Taxonomy Code Type Classification Specialization License No. State Primary
1207Q00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansFamily MedicineNo

Taxonomy Description: family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.

2207R00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansInternal MedicineNo

Taxonomy Description: a physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine, which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.

3363A00000XPhysician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing ProvidersPhysician AssistantNo

Taxonomy Description: a physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.

4363L00000XPhysician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing ProvidersNurse PractitionerNo

Taxonomy Description: (1) A registered nurse provider with a graduate degree in nursing prepared for advanced practice involving independent and interdependent decision making and direct accountability for clinical judgment across the health care continuum or in a certified specialty. (2) A registered nurse who has completed additional training beyond basic nursing education and who provides primary health care services in accordance with state nurse practice laws or statutes. Tasks performed by nurse practitioners vary with practice requirements mandated by geographic, political, economic, and social factors. Nurse practitioner specialists include, but are not limited to, family nurse practitioners, gerontological nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, obstetric-gynecologic nurse practitioners, and school nurse practitioners.

Additional Identifiers


Additional identifier(s) currently or formerly used as an identifier for the provider. The codes may include UPIN, NSC, OSCAR, DEA, Medicaid State or PIN identification numbers.

Identifier Type / Code Identifier State
01-3442MEDICARE ID-TYPE UNSPECIFIED (04)AL

NPI Footnotes

What is the National Provider Indentifier (NPI)?
The NPI is 10-position all-numeric identification number assigned by the NPPES to uniquely identify a health care provider.

Provider Location Address
The location address of the provider being identified. For providers with more than one physical location, this is the primary location. This address cannot include a Post Office box.

Provider Mailing Address
The mailing address of the provider being identified. This address may contain the same information as the provider location address.

Entity Type Code
The code describing the type of health care provider that is being assigned an NPI.
The entity type codes are:
1 = Person: individual human being who furnishes health care;
2 = Non-person: entity other than an individual human being that furnishes health care (Examples: hospital, SNF, hospital subunit, pharmacy, or HMO)

What is a Subpart?
Subparts are the components and separate physical locations of organization health care providers. Subpart examples include:
Hospital components include outpatient departments, surgical centers, psychiatric units, and laboratories. These components are often separately licensed or certified by States and may exist at physical locations other than that of the hospital of which they are a component.

Provider Other Organization Name
The other organization name is the alternative last name by which the provider is or has been known (if an individual) or other name by which the organization provider is or has been known. The code identifying the type of other name. The provider other organization name codes are:
1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.

Provider Enumeration Date
The date the provider was assigned a unique identifier (assigned an NPI).

Last Update Date
The date that a NPI record was last updated or changed.

Primary Taxonomy Code
The primary taxonomy code defines the provider type, classification, and specialization. There could be only one primary taxonomy code per NPI record. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to the taxonomy code.

Authorized Official Name
The name of the person authorized to submit the NPI application or to officially change data for a health care provider.