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Forrest General Hospital

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70%

Patient Experience Rating

6% higher than the national average

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • 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

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% higher than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend

6% 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%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%47%

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%68%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Burman is my primary care physician. He is thorough, patient and knowledgeable. I am a big fan of his 24-7 availability

Apr 17 2024

Review for Dr. Burman

Dr. Line is an excellent physician and surgeon. He has treated me, my mother, and my brother for knee and shoulder problems. He is kind and patient and explains things well and is always available when we need him. His staff is also very friendly and compassionate.

Bridgette Apr 10 2024

Review for Dr. Line Jr

He does not listen to your issues or complaints. He talks down to you and makes you feel like what you are feeling is not real. He minimizes your pain and your pain tolerance. He literally made me cry after my last visit when I was in so much pain and discomfort from a flare due to stress, and he...

Hattiesburger Apr 10 2024

Review for Dr. Ijaz

Thorough and extremely knowledgeable and most importantly ATTENTIVE!! I left feeling confident that I would get the best results

Sugarius Larkin-Williams Apr 07 2024

Review for Kristen Richardson

Dr. Liddell is a very nice man, however I felt rushed they were a bit too eager for collecting my money. I had some severe pain issues and wanted a phone call from the doctor and Melissa his nurse nearly shouted at me and said, “We are not going to go down every rabbit hole with you!” When I...

Ihatenurses Apr 01 2024

Review for Dr. Liddell

Location

Forrest General Hospital

6051 U S Highway 49, Hattiesburg MS 39401

CallDirections

(601) 288-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Forrest General Hospital located?

Forrest General Hospital is located at 6051 U S Highway 49, Hattiesburg, MS 39401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Forrest General Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Forrest General Hospital has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Forrest General Hospital highly rated with patients?

69% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Forrest General Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Forrest General Hospital?

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Contact Us

6051 U S Highway 49

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Directions

(601) 288-7000