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LOUIS SMITH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - LAKELAND, GA

 



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Address
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

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

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

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%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

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%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

64%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

30%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

19%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

63%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

37%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

40%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

96.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

14.3%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
Georgia:

18.5%

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