Forrest General Hospital

6051 U S Highway 49, Hattiesburg MS, 39401

(601) 288-7000

75% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Forrest General Hospital has achieved 1 quality award distinction in the last 12 months.

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Forrest General Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 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
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 520 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 646 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 641 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1317 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 297 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 43 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 185 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 164 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 127 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 554 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2202 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 320 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 292 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 219 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 847 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 100 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 74 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 214 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 112 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 655 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 650 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 352 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1142 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 31 hospital cases and a national average of 57 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1217 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 857 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 39 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 427 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 63 hospital cases and a national average of 69 cases.

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 303 hospital cases and a national average of 140 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).

75% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Forrest General 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

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 1 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 4 safety indicators

  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
1 Event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Forrest General Hospital

6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401