East Jefferson General Hospital

73%

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


East Jefferson General Hospital is a medical facility located in Metairie, LA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Neurosciences Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

11 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

East Jefferson 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%83%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%62%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%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

East Jefferson General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Amazon doctor. Talks to you like a person, not a robot, HIGHLY recommend.

Kim White Jun 24 2021

Review for Dr. Delacroix

Jun 23 2021

Review for Dr. Ford

No problems, every one new their jobs. Smooth and friendly operation.

John Wayne Labure Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Marino

Dr. Catinis is wonderful. He is patient, caring and listens to everything you to say. He returns calls daily. Even after hours!! He is serious about helping you with your issues. His nurse Kandi is terrific!! I would recommend Dr. Catinis.

Gayle c. Farrens Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Catinis

A neurologist in the New Orleans who is an expert in senior citizens memory care and other neurological impairment is rare. He has a wonderful manner of talking to his patients and puts them at ease

Deborah Keller Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Maraganore

Location

East Jefferson General Hospital

4200 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006

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