St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Rankings

Cancer

best Rank in This Specialty
#NA
Overall Score in This Specialty
17.0 / 100

Reputation with specialists

% of responding specialists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 who named hospital as among best for difficult cases.

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Survival

Higher numbers mean fewer deaths than expected 30 days after admission, after adjusting for severity and other risks.

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-โ€‹4

Success in keeping patients safe

Ability to prevent six types of accidents and medical errors.

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing deaths from treatable complications following inpatient surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing collapsed lung during biopsy, catheter insertion and other procedures

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing major bleeding and bruising after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing respiratory failure after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing incisions from reopening after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing injury to patient during surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Cancer patient volume

Number of Medicare inpatients who had specified disorders or specified procedures in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Lowest

5

268 discharges

Lowest=0-โ€‹399

Nurse staffing

Indicates relative balance of nurses and patients hospitalwide; higher numbers mean more nurses.

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-โ€‹1.2

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center for high nursing standards.

Score: x

NCI-designated cancer center

Listed as "comprehensive" or "clinical" cancer center by National Cancer Institute.

Score: x

Transplant accreditation

Status of certification by Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.

Score: 0

0 out of 2

Advanced technologies

Such as image-guided radiation therapy and shaped-beam radiation.

High

75

Score: 5

High=5 or 6 out of 7

Key patient services

Such as programs for hospice, pain management and palliative care.

Medium

50

Score: 6

Medium=5 or 6 out of 8

Intensivist staffing

At least one intensive-care unit staffed by physician with subspecialty or fellowship training in care of ICU patients.

Score: x


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