LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER - BELLE GLADE, FL

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Addresss:
39200 HOOKER HWY
BELLE GLADE, FL, 33430
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (561) 996-6571

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 86.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 166.30
Dieticians : 0.50
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Physicians : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 73
Total Certified: 73

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 47%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

85%
Florida:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
Florida:

7%
Usually
Here:

10%
Florida:

16%
Always
Here:

89%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

67%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

25%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Florida:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
State:

68%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Florida:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

78%
Florida:

57%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

84%
Florida:

81%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

19%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

6%
Florida:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
Florida:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

73%
Florida:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

20%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

75%
State:

68%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,083
State:

$39,188
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,691
Florida:

$7,236
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

7.28%
State:

0.61%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,269
State:

$56,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,486
State:

$11,188
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

8.61%
State:

0.92%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,744
State:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,239
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

15.23%
State:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,555
Florida:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,689
State:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

13.25%
State:

2.16%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,109
State:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,462
Florida:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

7.95%
Florida:

3.97%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,823
State:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,861
Florida:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

9.27%
Florida:

3.10%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,723
State:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,995
Florida:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

14.57%
Florida:

2.68%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,085
State:

$40,764
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,818
State:

$8,129
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

11.92%
Florida:

1.01%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,750
Florida:

$62,484
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,029
Florida:

$12,161
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

11.92%
State:

3.48%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

94.0%
Florida:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

10
Florida:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

97.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

76.0%
Florida:

97.8%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

97.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
Florida:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
Florida:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
Florida:

97.7%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

96.0%
Florida:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

97.0%
Florida:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

97.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.6%
Florida:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.1%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.0%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.4%
Florida:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

16.900%
State:

9.768%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.137%
State:

0.158%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.211%
State:

0.041%

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