Willis-Knighton Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Willis-Knighton Medical Center is a medical facility located in Shreveport, LA. This hospital has been recognized for Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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 worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

9 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Willis-Knighton 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%81%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%68%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%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Willis-Knighton Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Sandra Robertson Sep 28 2021

Review for Dr. Scotto

Love how she cares about me and my well being took the time to listen took the steps to put in the right place to get some help appreciate it more than shr knows Thank u Sandra Robertson

Sandra Robertson Sep 28 2021

Review for Dr. Scotto

The James' Sep 26 2021

Review for Dr. Haynie

Was a regular checkup. Also an ekg

Randy Price Sep 26 2021

Review for Dr. Shah

Love Dr Ball she is very good

Lakeshia Green Sep 26 2021

Review for Dr. Ball

Location

Willis-Knighton Medical Center

2600 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71103

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