LAFAYETTE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER

Acute Care Hospital in Lafayette, LA 70503

LAFAYETTE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER PROFILE

Lafayette General Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Lafayette, LA 70503 that serves the Lafayette county area. This facility is a private non-profit hospital with emergency services.

LAFAYETTE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER

1214 Coolidge Avenue
Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: (337) 289-7991
Website

Patient Survey Summary Rating Callout TooltipSummary Star Rating
The summary star rating combines data from different aspects of the patient’s experience of care to make hospital comparison easier.

Excellent

ABOUT THIS PROVIDER

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals Callout TooltipWhat's an acute care hospital?
An acute care hospital provides inpatient medical care, services related for surgery and medical services for short-term illnesses, acute medical conditions or injuries.

Hospital Owner: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Electronic Lab Results: Yes Callout TooltipAble to receive lab results electronically
The provider has the ability of receiving laboratory results through a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system as discrete searchable data.

Electronically Track Patients Visits: Yes Callout TooltipAble to track patients’ lab results, tests, and referrals electronically between visits
The provider is capable of tracking lab tests, diagnostic studies, or patient referrals through a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.

Outpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Callout TooltipSafe surgery checklist use (outpatient)
This hospital follows a safe surgery checklist based on accepted standards of practice. Safe surgery checklists include three critical perioperative periods: 1) The period before the administration of anesthesia; 2) The period before surgical skin incision; and 3) The period of closure of incision and before the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical procedures.

Cardiac Surgery Registry: Yes Callout TooltipCardiac surgery registry
The provider participates in the cardiac surgery registry. Participation in this registry does not mean that the hospital is specialized or only provides this type of care. Registries provide hospitals with the information necessary to help them improve the care they provide.

Inpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Callout TooltipSafe surgery checklist use (inpatient)
This hospital follows a safe surgery checklist based on accepted standards of practice. Safe surgery checklists include three critical perioperative periods: 1) The period before the administration of anesthesia; 2) The period before surgical skin incision; and 3) The period of closure of incision and before the patient leaving the operating room for inpatient surgical procedures.


Emergency Services: Yes Callout TooltipEmergency Department
This hospital provides emergency services which might include acute medical care or trauma care.

PATIENT EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

The hospital patient survey at Lafayette General Medical Center is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients after discharge. The following are the results of some the survey’s five-star quality ratings.

Doctor Communication: Excellent

Quiet Rooms: Excellent

Cleanliness: Average

Pain Management: Excellent

Discharge Information: Good

Patients Recommend this Hospital: Excellent

EMERGENCY ROOM WAIT TIMES

These performance measures at Lafayette General Medical Center show how rapidly emergency departments give recommended treatments known to get the best results for patients with certain common conditions. This information could help patients compare which hospitals provide the right care at the right time.

ER Wait Time: 16 minutes before being seen by a doctor.

Discharge Time: 2 hours 18 minutes before being sent home.

Time Before Admission: 4 hours 26 minutes before being admitted to hospital.

Transfer Time: 1 hour 22 minutes admitted before being taken to room.

Broken Bones: 1 hour 3 minutes before receiving pain meds.

HOSPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

We have identified the following individual quality measures where Lafayette General Medical Center has better average ratings than other hospitals in Louisiana or where the hospital is performing better compared to national averages or benchmarks.

MAP LOCATION

Lafayette General Medical Center address is 1214 Coolidge Avenue Lafayette, LA 70503 Get Directions

NEARBY HOSPITALS

The following providers were found within a 30 mile range from this location.
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No0.31 miCompare
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