St. Tammany Parish Hospital

1202 S Tyler St, Covington LA, 70433

(985) 273-5883

81% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

St. Tammany Parish Hospital has achieved 1 quality award distinction in the last 12 months.

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St. Tammany Parish Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 94 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 394 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 305 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 550 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 40 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 135 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 65 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 57 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 226 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 645 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 211 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 156 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 152 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 346 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 56 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 35 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 135 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 163 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 293 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 93 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 344 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 426 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 410 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 64 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 107 hospital cases and a national average of 137 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

81% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

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Rated Better Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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St. Tammany Parish Hospital

1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is located two miles north of I-12 on Hwy 21. Our hospital is the gateway to Covington, the peaceful, scenic town center of St. Tammany Parish, with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste. Adjacent towns and villages boast idyllic settings and exciting entertainment, beckoning water enthusiasts, music fans, foodies, wine connoisseurs and shoppers of every stripe.

One of the fastest growing regions in the country, St. Tammany Parish is a great place to work and live. Healthcare, information technology, leisure aquatics and energy are the leading industries headquartered and represented here, with a median household income of $70,000 and approximately half of adults in the parish degreed.

Families appreciate the strength of St. Tammany Parish schools, the state’s best large school system. Its success is marked by students’ consistently high scores on national standardized tests and exceptional graduation and college entrance rates.

The Northshore offers the best of both worlds— lakeside living with New Orleans only the lake away.

Parking

Free parking is provided at every St. Tammany Parish Hospital property.

Visiting Hours

There is no smoking at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. Visitors may not smoke in patient rooms or anywhere inside or outside the hospital, while on STPH property. Visitors must dress appropriately and must wear shirts and shoes. No more than two visitors are allowed at the bedside at one time. Visitors in semi-private rooms should be considerate of both patients. People with colds, sore throats or any contagious diseases should not visit patients. Visits should be kept short. Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise. Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Visitors are asked to leave by 9:30 p.m.