SOUTHERN SURGICAL HOSPITAL - SLIDELL, LA

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Addresss:
1700 W LINDBERG DRIVE
SLIDELL, LA, 70458
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (985) 641-0600

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Physican Ownership
Emergency Services: No

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 4.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 23.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 49.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 37
Total Certified: 37

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neurosurgical Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 45%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

7%
State:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

91%
Louisiana:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

8%
Louisiana:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

88%
Louisiana:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Louisiana:

10%
Usually
Here:

12%
Louisiana:

20%
Always
Here:

84%
Louisiana:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Louisiana:

7%
Usually
Here:

14%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Louisiana:

15%
Always
Here:

72%
Louisiana:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
Louisiana:

21%
Always
Here:

87%
Louisiana:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

89%
State:

83%
No
Here:

11%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

2%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

8%
State:

18%
9 or 10
Here:

90%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

1%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

8%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

91%
Louisiana:

75%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

1.309%
State:

1.429%

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

Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,808
State:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,059
Louisiana:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

72.22%
Louisiana:

4.93%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$110,419
Louisiana:

$90,080
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,705
State:

$25,446
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

27.78%
Louisiana:

0.98%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

39.600%
Louisiana:

40.453%

Process of Care

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Louisiana:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

95.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

75.0%
Louisiana:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

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