Effingham County Hospital

459 Highway 119, Springfield, GA, United States   |   9127540160   |  
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(129 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6148
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"I have received my..."

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara Waldron

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Barbara Waldron

"I have received my..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have received my blood work and mammograms for years at effingham health system.. And everyone has always been very professional and fast... I have never waited more than 20 minutes between registering... more

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Kathryn Devereux

"We have used the..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used the ER at Effingham hospital several times in the last year and had great care and compassionate staff. My son had a broken arm and was dealt with quickly and the nurse was great with kids.... more

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Alexandra Davis

"My husband had knee..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

My husband had knee surgery December 2016. The facility was beautiful and spotless. The staff was friendly and attentive. The nurses in the OR explained everything in detail to us and checked on us the... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Not Available
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Not Available
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 92%
(equal to the the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 93%
(3% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
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Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
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Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
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Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.6%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
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Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.4%
(0.6% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
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Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.8%
(0.2% below the national rate)
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