Forrest General Hospital

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average


Forrest General Hospital is a medical facility located in Hattiesburg, MS. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

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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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73%

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

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Forrest 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%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Forrest General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%70%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Aycock was so nice and knew exactly what everything was the second she looked at it. She was very easy to talk to and listened to me.

Sharon K. Oct 14 2021

Review for Lauren Aycock

Always an Awesome experience

Amelia H. Oct 11 2021

Review for Kristen Richardson

Received diagnosis with a treatment plan.

Dale S. Oct 06 2021

Review for Lauren Aycock

Great staff and environment. Dr Datz takes the time to review information and offer feedback. Works with other providers to create a complete treatment plan.

Sep 29 2021

Review for Dr. Datz

Very nice and great staff! Always welcoming and informative.

Cindy M. Sep 22 2021

Review for Lauren Aycock

Location

Forrest General Hospital

6051 U S Highway 49, Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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