St. Lucie Medical Center

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


St. Lucie Medical Center is a medical facility located in Port Saint Lucie, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, and more.

Awards

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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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

St. Lucie Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

St. Lucie Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

he has been our Dr. for 20 years. He is attentive and very knowledgeable. I have recommended to everyone who asks, Do you know a good Dr.?

The Matthews Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Boykin

Easy to discuss issues, listens and respects me.

JoAnn. palm city, FL Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Siassipour

Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Marjieh

Very thorough and informative regarding my peri menopausal state . Kind and understanding when I asked him questions about my irregular cycles.

Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Collins

She actually listened and was very professional and kind. I have a ton of nerve pain and usually have pain during exams and actually had no pain with this exam. Very thankful of that.

Susan Jul 24 2021

Review for Dr. McCurdy

Location

St. Lucie Medical Center

1800 SE Tiffany Ave, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

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