Palms West Hospital

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Corporation
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 166
Parent system: HCA

Statistics

Admissions: 12,378
Inpatient surgeries: 4,518
Outpatient visits: 78,362
Emergency room visits: 47,092
Births: 1,123
Number of Beds: 166

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Birthing room
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Elderly/disabled (Acute long-term care*)
  • End-of-life services (Hospice*, Pain management and Palliative care)
  • Heart surgery (adult)*
  • Hospitalists
  • Infection isolation room
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Partial hospitalization* and Psychiatric emergency services*)

Outpatient

  • Bariatric/weight control services*
  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Chemotherapy
  • Dental services
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Extracorporeal shock lithotripter
  • Fitness center*
  • Genetic testing/counseling*
  • Geriatric services
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric services (Child/adolescent services*, Consultation*, Geriatric services* and Outpatient care*)
  • Sleep center*
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Help with government services
  • Chaplaincy/pastoral care services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient support groups
  • Patient representative/ombusdman
  • Transportation for elderly/handicapped*
  • Translation services

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs
  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 20
Registered nurses: 232
Licensed practical nurses: 10
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 54
Licensed practical nurses: 1
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated June 2014


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