LOUIS SMITH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - LAKELAND, GA

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Addresss:
116 WEST THIGPEN AVENUE
LAKELAND, GA, 31635
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (229) 482-8402

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 8.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 48.00
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 0.75
Physical Therapists : 1.75
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.25
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 3.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

80%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

20%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
Georgia:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

30%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
Here:

27%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

69%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

63%
State:

81%
No
Here:

37%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

40%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

56%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

85.0%
Georgia:

99.2%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

14.3%
Georgia:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
Georgia:

18.5%

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