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

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

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)

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%84%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%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%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%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%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I've never been to a medical appointment where every single person - from reception to the doctor - are so upbeat, willing to have a conversation, able to stop and explain why certain tests are being run as well as the outcomes.

Diane G Nov 15 2021

Review for Dr. Goldschmidt

Nov 14 2021

Review for Dr. Goldschmidt

I never actually got to go to my appointment. I couldn't find their office, so I called them to ask directions, they didn't answer, had to leave a message. Miss my appointment, plus kept calling them, they never even called me back! Wouldn't except anything less from someone from Pulaski.

Nov 13 2021

Review for Dr. Goldstein

Dr. Brook took time to cover my issue in detail. Very pleasant and obviously very knowledgeable.

Nov 10 2021

Review for Dr. Brooks

Nov 10 2021

Review for Dr. Goldschmidt

Location

Lewisgale Hospital Pulaski

2400 Lee Hwy N, Pulaski, VA 24301

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