CAMC General Hospital

501 Morris St, Charleston WV, 25301

(304) 586-6942

71% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

CAMC General Hospital has achieved 12 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

CAMC General Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 2 Hospital Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

CAMC General Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 10 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Our Clinical Quality

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 1031 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1668 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 2073 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1808 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 335 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 298 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 651 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 208 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 231 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 410 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2084 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 450 cases.

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As Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 450 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 321 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 1026 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 212 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 142 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 313 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 148 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 1132 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 713 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 101 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 330 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Hospital
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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 93 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 44 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1326 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 1198 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 91 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 169 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 174 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 561 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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

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Our 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).

71% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • CAMC 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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Our 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 3 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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CAMC General Hospital

501 Morris St
Charleston, WV 25301
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

CAMC General Hospital is located in downtown Charleston, W.Va. The hospital is within walking distance of many hotels and restaurants, as well as the minor league baseball field and the local art museum/performance facility.

From Beckley area, from the south:
Take I-77 North to Charleston. Get off at Broad Street exit. Stay in left lane through first stop light. Turn left at the second stop light onto Lee Street. Turn left at the next stop light onto Leon Sullivan Way. Go through stop light (past emergency room) turn right onto Lewis Street (at the base of the interstate ramp). CAMC General Hospital parking garage entrance is on the right.

From Logan area, from south:
Take Route 119 North (Corridor G) to Charleston and turn right onto the I-64 Charleston/Huntington ramp. Stay in right lane towards Charleston. Follow I-64 East through Charleston. Merge with I-77 South/I-64 East and take the Broad Street Exit. Stay in left lane through first stop light. Turn left at the second stop light onto Lee Street. Turn left at the next stop light onto Leon Sullivan Way. Go through stop light (past emergency room) turn right onto Lewis Street. CAMC General Hospital parking garage entrance is on the right.

From the east:
Take Rt 60/Kanawha Blvd west toward the state capitol. Turn right onto Brooks Street. Stay on Brooks and turn right (just past CAMC General Hospital emergency room) onto Lewis Street (at the base of the interstate ramp). CAMC General Hospital parking garage entrance is on the right.

From the west:
Follow I-64 East through Charleston. Merge with I-77 South/I-64 East South and take the Leon Sullivan Way Exit. Stay in left lane through first stop light. Turn left at the second stop light onto Lee Street. Turn left at the next stop light onto Brooks Street. Go through stop light (past emergency room) turn right onto Lewis Street (at the base of the interstate ramp). CAMC General Hospital parking garage entrance is on the right.

From the north:
Take I-77 or I-79 South into Charleston, following signs toward Beckley. I-79 merges into I-77. I-77 South merges with I-64 East. Take the Broad Street Exit. Stay in left lane through first stop light. Turn left at the second stop light onto Lee Street. Turn left at the next stop light onto Brooks Street. Go through stop light (past emergency room) turn right onto Lewis Street (at the base of the interstate ramp). CAMC General Hospital parking garage entrance is on the right.

Parking

CAMC General Hospital has paid parking in an attached parking garage. Valet service is available at the main entrance. Metered street parking is available on several side streets.

Visiting Hours

Our regular visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; however, our intensive care units have different regulations. Visit http://camc.org/visitor for more information on our visitation policies. You can view the hours for individual departments at http://camc.org/gh .

Monday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am-9:00 pm