West Jefferson Medical Center

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average


West Jefferson Medical Center is a medical facility located in Marrero, LA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

West Jefferson 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%69%66%

West Jefferson Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Tanenbaum treats you with the utmost care and dignity. He took the time to answer all of my questions and to provide total reassurance.

Bobby Garon Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Tanenbaum

Caring, knowledgeable, easy to speak to and makes one feel at ease.

Shirley N Fremin Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Venturatos

When my only option to see my PCM was tele-health Dr. Krishnan’s staff gave me an appointment and he diagnosed the problem. This gave me piece of mind and provided me with enough information to decide how to move forward with the right treatment.

Shirley Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Krishnan

He’s personable, thorough and cares about his patients. Doctors like these are a rare breed nowadays.

Dean Guillot Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Venturatos

I was very satisfied with the treatment and friendliness received. Everything was over and done with so fast. I didn't feel anything. Iiked the follow up call that I received the next day

Jun 08 2021

Review for Dr. Khan

Location

West Jefferson Medical Center

1101 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072

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