US Hospital Finder: West Georgia Health System


Location:


Name: West Georgia Health System

Address: 1514 Vernon Road La Grange, GA 30240-4199

Phone: 706-882-1411

Number of Beds: 435

Type: Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

System:

Website: http://www.wghs.org

JCAHO Accredited

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Services:

  • Angioplasty
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Emergency Department
  • End of Life Services: Hospice Program
  • General Medical Surgical
  • Geriatric Services
  • Health Screenings
  • Hemodialysis
  • Home Health Services
  • Lithotripsy
  • Medical Surgical Intensive Care
  • Nutrition programs
  • Oncology
  • Outpatient Care
  • Outpatient Physical Rehab
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Patient Education Center
  • Pediatric Medical Surgical
  • Sleep Center
  • Support Groups
  • Tobacco Treatment/Cessation


Hospital Quality and Rating information

Data based on Health Quality Alliance database

Mortality Rate at West Georgia Health System :
Heart Attack Death (Mortality) Rates: 0.0% (19.9)
Heart Attack Readmission Rates: 0.0% (18.3)
Heart Failure Death (Mortality) Rates: 0.0% (9.2)
Heart Failure Readmission Rates: 0.0% (24.9)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: 0.0% (12.7)
Pneumonia Readmission Rates: 0.0% (17)

Mortality Rate for hospitals in US:
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate: 15%
Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate: 11%
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: 12%
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate: 19%
Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate: 24%
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate: 18%

Mortality Rate for hospitals in Georgia:
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 0 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 76 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 64 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 1 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 2 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 65 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 72 number of hospitals
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 0 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 3 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 126 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 13 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 2 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 2 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 131 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 11 number of hospitals
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 0 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 2 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 125 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 4 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 12 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Better than U.S. National Rate) : 2 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (No different than U.S. National Rate) : 136 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Number of Cases Too Small*) : 5 number of hospitals
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate: (Worse than U.S. National Rate) : 1 number of hospitals

How patients rated West Georgia Health System
How do patients rate the hospital overall?
  Patients who gave a rating of '6' or lower (low): 9 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Patients who gave a rating of '9' or '10' (high): 69 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Patients who gave a rating of'7' or '8' (medium): 22 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?
  Doctors 'always' communicated well: 80 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Doctors 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well: 6 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Doctors 'usually' communicated well: 14 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?
  Nurses 'always' communicated well: 82 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Nurses 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well: 4 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Nurses 'usually' communicated well: 14 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?
  Patients 'always' received help as soon as they wanted: 70 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Patients 'sometimes' or 'never' received help as soon as they wanted: 9 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Patients 'usually' received help as soon as they wanted: 21 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?
  Staff 'always' explained: 62 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Staff 'sometimes' or 'never' explained: 20 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Staff 'usually' explained: 18 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often was patients pain well controlled?
  Pain was 'always' well controlled: 72 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Pain was 'sometimes' or 'never' well controlled: 5 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Pain was 'usually' well controlled: 23 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?
  'Always' quiet at night: 59 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  'Sometimes' or 'never' quiet at night: 12 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  'Usually' quiet at night: 29 % of the patients who have completed the survey
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?
  Room was 'always' clean: 74 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Room was 'sometimes' or 'never' clean: 8 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Room was 'usually' clean: 18 % of the patients who have completed the survey
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?
  No, staff 'did not' give patients this information: 19 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  Yes, staff 'did' give patients this information: 81 % of the patients who have completed the survey
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?
  'NO', patients would not recommend the hospital (they probably would not or definitely would not recommend it): 6 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  'YES', patients would definitely recommend the hospital: 67 % of the patients who have completed the survey
  'YES', patients would probably recommend the hospital: 27 % of the patients who have completed the survey

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