Palms West Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Palms West Hospital is a medical facility located in Loxahatchee, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™, and more.


Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

13 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Palms West Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well


Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well


Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients


Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home


Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital


Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff


Palms West Hospital

National Average


Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night



Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean



Provider Reviews

Monica Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Lesnikoski

Dr. Lee is so kind, I have been to both of her offices and they are very welcoming. Staff is very friendly and warm. I was so afraid to hear what she had to say, but she assured me that all would be well and provided the documents to prove it.

Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Lee

Dr. Sai is absolutely the most thorough doctor I have ever been to. He takes such a detailed interest in your medical history

Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Sai

Dr Singer is the best, good listener, answers all my questions with extensive knowledge, and very professional.

Wayne A. Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Singer

Exepcional Doctor and staff

Jul 25 2021

Review for Dr. Penuela


Palms West Hospital

13001 Southern Blvd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470

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