Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

1000 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States   |   8508621111   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1980
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Fort Walton Beach, FL, with 257 beds. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 257
Physicians: 200
44%
(55 reviews)
United States: Ranked #8802
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"I was a patient..."

Reviewed 5 days ago
Frank Costello

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Frank Costello

"I was a patient..."

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was a patient in the FWBMC Trauma Center for the period of 13 to 24 August 2017. I was hospitalized for a badly broken leg which required two surgeries. During my time in the hospital I was very well... more

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Jonathan LaPointe

"ER staff and Doctors..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ER staff and Doctors were amazing during one if my visits for Tortacollus and TIA stroke. I was well taken care of, well informed and they made my loved ones more comfortable with the severity of what... more

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Jonathan LaPointe

"ER staff and Doctors..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ER staff and Doctors were amazing during one if my visits for Tortacollus and TIA stroke. I was well taken care of, well informed and they made my loved ones more comfortable with the severity of what... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 100%
(4% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 97%
(5% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.7%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.1%
(1.2% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.0%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.0%
(1% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.4%
(equal to the the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.3%
(0.7% below the national rate)
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