Centra Lynchburg General Hospital

67%

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


Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is a medical facility located in Lynchburg, VA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

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
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% lower than the national average

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Centra Lynchburg 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%57%66%

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Maria Johnson Sep 28 2021

Review for Dr. Lee

Dawn Doss Sep 25 2021

Review for Dr. Cox Jr

Amazing doctor!! Not only is she knowledgeable in her field, she has a bedside manner that is rarely seen anymore. She truly cares and listens. What a refreshing experience. I would highly recommend her. I felt better right away knowing I was in expert hands.

Sep 24 2021

Review for Dr. Cantrell

My visit at Ortho with Dr. Cox is always a great visit. I never have to wait long in the waiting room. He has a great team of people working with him. He always answers all my questions and concerns. He does an excellent job every time I see him.

Yolanda Scott Sep 24 2021

Review for Dr. Cox Jr

Awesome doctor. Very honest with treatment. He is on time with his schedule which I appreciate!!

Kathy Jadin Sep 24 2021

Review for Dr. Gondi

Location

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital

1901 Tate Springs Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501

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