South Georgia Medical Center

60%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% lower than the national average

60%

Would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

South Georgia 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%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

South Georgia Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%70%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Rhonda Ray Nov 17 2021

Review for Dr. Pahl

Dr Campagna is kind and compassionate

Nov 16 2021

Review for Dr. Campagna

Dr. Breaded is a great doctor, he listens to what you are saying, something that a lot of Drs don't do these days.

Essie Almond Nov 09 2021

Review for Dr. Bearden

Fantastic Doctor. Always checking on me and making sure I'm ok.

OK. MIECKEL Nov 06 2021

Review for Dr. Mankan

Saw Dr. Smith on walk-in and decided to switch to him as my main doc! His helpers are the best, and I'm glad I had a situation that forced an introduction!

Robert King Nov 05 2021

Review for Dr. Smith

Location

South Georgia Medical Center

2501 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31602

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