Gulf Coast Medical Center

449 W 23rd St, Panama City, FL, United States   |   8507477926   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 2009
Gulf Coast Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Fort Myers, FL, with 349 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 39,071 patients visited the hospital's emergency... more
Specialties
Dermatology
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 349
Languages Spoken
Spanish
57%
(66 reviews)
United States: Ranked #8035
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"I had the very..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Linda Creson

"I had the very..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the very unfortunate experience of having Dr. Phelps in the emergency room. He needs to go back to school to learn bedside manner. He was rude and cold and released me. He misdiagnosed me and... more

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addy gonzalez

"As far as staff?..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As far as staff? They were all friendly and helpful.. Very nice people! The Waiting was my only complain.

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Sonya Folgmann

"They offered horrible service..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

They offered horrible service to my husband! We called in for a review and they said they reviewed it and turned me into collections. I called in to ask when were we going to be notified and they said... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 93%
(3% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 99%
(7% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 97%
(7% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% 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 - 4%
(2% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.9%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.3%
(0.4% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 18.9%
(0.6% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 21.8%
(1.2% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.0%
(0.4% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.0%
(1% below the national rate)
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