Low Cost Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital Sumter SC (Complications) & Reviews

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PC Admin

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Dedicated resource for Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital located in 129 N WASHINGTON ST - Sumter, SC. Contains reports of complications, death rates etc. Reviews and real experiences of patients and their loved ones are invited. The treatment and medical care statistics listed below are updated and synced twice a year as per the 'Medicare Database' via an API.
 
Provider ID
420070
Address
129 N WASHINGTON ST
City
SUMTER
State
SC
ZIP Code
29150
County
SUMTER
Phone Number
8037749000
Hospital Type
Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Ownership
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Department Volume
very high
Patients who left the emergency department before being seen (%)
7%
Median Time to ECG for heart attack/chest pain in Emergency dept
6 minutes
Avg time patients spent in Emergency dept before inpatient admission
346 minutes
Overall Hospital Rating
3.00 star(s)
Cleanliness Star Rating
2.00 star(s)
Doctor Communication Star Rating
3.00 star(s)
Nurse Communication Star Rating
3.00 star(s)
Patients who reported that they ALWAYS received help as soon as they wanted (%)
59%
Patients who were unhappy with treatment
9%
Avg Death Rate For Heart Attack Patients (%)
14.8%
Death Rate For Heart Attack Patients National Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Avg Death Rate For Heart Failure Patients (%)
10%
Death Rate For Heart Failure Patients Comparison
Somewhat better than National Rate
Avg Death Rate For CABG Surgery Patients (%)
Not Available
Death Rate For CABG Surgery Patients Comparison
Not Available
Avg Death Rate For Stroke Patients (%)
14%
Death Rate For Stroke Patients Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Avg Death Rate For COPD Patients (%)
7.9%
Death Rate For COPD Patients National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Avg Death Rate For Pneumonia Patients (%)
19.1%
Death Rate For Pneumonia Patients Comparison
Worse than the National Rate
Avg Complication Rate For Hip/Knee Replacement Patients (%)
3.2%
Complication Rate for Hip/Knee Replacement National Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Postoperative Respiratory Failure Rate Per 1000 Persons
3.53
Postoperative Respiratory Failure Rate National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Serious Blood Clots After Surgery Per 1000 Persons
3.24
Serious Blood Clots After Surgery National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Blood Stream Infection After Surgery Per 1000 Persons
4.25
Blood Stream Infection After Surgery National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Split Wound After Surgery on The Abdomen or Pelvis Per 1000 Persons
0.87
Split Wound After Surgery on The Abdomen or Pelvis National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Accidental Cuts and Tears From Medical Treatment Per 1000 Persons
1.21
Accidental Cuts and Tears From Medical Treatment National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Bedsores or Pressure Ulcers Per 1000 Persons
0.60
Bedsores or Pressure Ulcers Rate National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Deaths Among Patients With Serious Treatable Complications After Surgery Per 1000 persons
172.95
Deaths Among Patients With Serious Treatable Complications After Surgery Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Collapsed Lung Due To Medical Treatment Per 1000 Persons
0.21
Collapsed Lung Due To Medical Treatment National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Perioperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma Rate Per 1000 Persons
2.10
Perioperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma Rate National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Surgical Site Infections With Colon Surgery National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Surgical Site Infections With Abdominal Hysterectomy
No Different than the National Rate
Hospital Acquired Central Line Blood Infection Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Rate of Unplanned Hospital Visits After Colonoscopy National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Heart Attack 30-Day Readmission Rate National Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Heart Failure 30-Day Readmission Rate National Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Rate of Readmission For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Pneumonia 30-Day Readmission Rate National Comparison
Somewhat worse than National Rate
Rate of Readmission After Hip/Knee Replacement National Comparison
No Different than the National Rate
Overall Unplanned Readmission Rate
Somewhat better than National Rate
Average Cost For Heart Attack Patients Comparison
No Different than the National Average
Average Cost For Heart Failure Patients Comparison
No Different than the National Average
Average Cost For Hip/Knee Replacement Comparison
Significantly lesser than the National Average
Average Cost For Pneumonia Patients Comparison
No Different than the National Average
Kyndall1980

Kyndall1980

New Member
I hate it when one has to wait in a nearly deserted emergency room for hours on end. What is more irritating is that the nurses do not have any idea on when the doctor would see you and keep trying to cover for the doctor….

I had visited the ER a few days back after having spiking fever, body aches, sore throat, and dry cough. I entered the ER at 4:00 and walked out of the ER at 7:00 without seeing the doctor. The number of patients in front of me – three. The reason for leaving the ER – no idea when the doctor would see me. There was absolutely no movement of patients in the ER, and the nurse was trying her best to cover up for a doctor who was MIA…that reeks of incompetence...not sure if I would get appropriate care here
 
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Robby96

New Member
I was greeted by a beautiful smile when I visited the hospital.

When I stepped into this hospital, a Patient Access Representative, Cameron M, greeted me with a lovely smile. That genuine smile told me that she was ready to help, and I would be treated well here. I did have a wonderful time, and everything was handled quickly and professionally. Way to go, folks, I appreciate it
 
Krystian

Krystian

New Member
These folks cannot offer an ultrasound because the techs leave at 5:00. This is bordering ridiculousness.

I was here with my wife, who was having severe stomach ache, and she was doubling over. The ER doctor sees her, orders some meds and an overnight stay. I asked the reason for the overnight stay, and her reply was unbelievable… “she needs an ultrasound, but our techs have left for the day…they will come tomorrow morning. We will get the ultrasounds then.” We were like WTF….

I talked with my wife, and we decided to get discharged. Can’t leave her care in the hands of people who cannot arrange for another ultrasound tech
 
22shianne

22shianne

New Member
I have been reading numerous reviews that do not speak favorably about this hospital. I would have to differ from others. I might not have got blown away by the experience here, but what I have received is very professional care. The doctors were amazing and honest. They explained everything to me, gave me several options and informed me about the cost of each one of them. I selected one of the best-suited option and the doctor, and the nurses provided the best care as demanded by the treatment plan. You will not get such care elsewhere.

Thank you
 
Mick

Mick

New Member
These folks treated me well. I was an inpatient for a few days and received excellent care. The nurses were attentive to my needs and ensured that I was comfortable during the stay. The doctor was very professional and explained to me what my ailment was and how were they addressing it. Thanks to these beautiful people, I was out of the hospital in a week, something unimaginable when I was admitted. Highly recommended
 
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