South Lake Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


South Lake Hospital is a medical facility located in Clermont, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

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 Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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73%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

South Lake Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%66%

South Lake Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Josie Goodman Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Bosshardt

Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Snavely

He is giving me hope. He was the only surgeon with the confidence to take on my surgery

Jun 08 2021

Review for Dr. Athans

After 9 months of not knowing why my condition was worsening. Dr. Snavely was able to figure out the problem and had me in surgery within a few days of our first visit.

Thankful Patient Jun 07 2021

Review for Dr. Snavely

Cara has a team that wants to help, and does just that. You get all the time you need, and these days that's rare! Cara knows her stuff. When I was hospitalized, I asked the head nurse if there was a GP that he could recommend. Without hesitation he said, "Cara Jakob," and he was right!!!

Vincent Cassano Jun 06 2021

Review for Dr. Jakob

Location

South Lake Hospital

1900 Don Wickham Dr, Clermont, FL 34711

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