St. Petersburg General Hospital

71%

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


St. Petersburg General Hospital is a medical facility located in Saint Petersburg, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

St. Petersburg General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%72%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%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%69%66%

St. Petersburg General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Rhonda Sep 22 2021

Review for Dr. Hirshorn

Dr shamas is amazing, from my whole pregnancy, down to my labor, she’s honestly the best!! I feel super comfortable when talking to her, she always have an answer for the questions I have which sometimes I have many

Sep 22 2021

Review for Dr. Shamas

Dr. Glamour is upbeat and to the point of your health care need. All staff interactions were pleasant and all spots on time. Much appreciated. Thanks!!

Myra Witko Sep 22 2021

Review for Dr. Glamour

Very professional, knowledgeable, outstanding bedside manner! Gentle demeanor, caring and compassionate.

Maria Sep 22 2021

Review for Dr. Glamour

Meant to say in previous review, he favorite hospital is NORTHSIDE!

Caroline L Cooke Sep 21 2021

Review for Dr. Agrawal

Location

St. Petersburg General Hospital

6500 38th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

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