Lawrence General Hospital

67%

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


Lawrence General Hospital is a medical facility located in Lawrence, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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 worse than expected

11 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
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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

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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Lawrence 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%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%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%54%66%

Lawrence General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent services while recovering for my left knee replaced by Dr.Johnson.

Leonard C. Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Johnson

Beth Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Simcock

Best Doctor ever he explained everything to me detailed and the day of surgery he again explain everything to me and my husband make us feel comfortable because is my first surgery and I was a little scared.

Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Kwitkin

Chloe Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Geller

She saved my life. Worth the wait. Makes you feel like it's only you!!! She wants what is best for you. Cares for her patients. We are treated like individuals. She is the best. As for her caring staff. They are Amazing!!

ALB Jun 07 2021

Review for Dr. Spieler

Location

Lawrence General Hospital

1 General St, Lawrence, MA 01841

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