St. Tammany Parish Hospital

1202 S Tyler St, Covington LA, 70433

(985) 273-5883

82% 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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Hospital Quality Awards

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

Clinical Quality Awards

St. Tammany Parish Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

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

Mortality Based Rating on 98 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 416 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 266 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 564 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 31 cases.

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Worse Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 125 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 55 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 58 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 188 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 401 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 199 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 148 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 149 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 363 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 53 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 42 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 121 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 153 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 275 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 81 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 294 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 405 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 409 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 35 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 109 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Our 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).

82% 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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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

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.