LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

74%

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


LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is a medical facility located in Pulaski, VA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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79%

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

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%85%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%70%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%78%66%

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%84%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

S. Galante Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gohlke

Very kind and professional. We left feeling like we understood my mother's condition and what to do at home to help. He assured us he would be in touch with her other physicians and collaborate as a team with them. Nurse was so sweet and genuine. Highly recommend.

Tracy Whitaker Oct 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ghosheh

Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gardner

If I could give her less than one star I would. The only friendly person in that office is the receptionist. I left that appointment feeling so so much worse about myself than when I arrived. She’s not a Doctor, and it shows in everything she says.

Aug 06 2020

Review for Carolyn st Clair

Jennifer Oyler Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Elechi

Location

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

2400 Lee Hwy N, Pulaski, VA 24301

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