Waccamaw Community Hospital

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Not-for-profit
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 169
Parent system: Georgetown Hospital System

Statistics

Admissions: 8,413
Inpatient surgeries: 2,577
Outpatient visits: 87,361
Emergency room visits: 27,285
Births: 584
Number of Beds: 169

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Birthing room
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)*
  • End-of-life services (Pain management and Palliative care)
  • Hospitalists
  • Infection isolation room
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)*
  • Neonatal intermediate care
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Psychiatric emergency services)

Outpatient

  • Bariatric/weight control services*
  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Chemotherapy
  • Dental services
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)*
  • Extracorporeal shock lithotripter
  • Fitness center*
  • Geriatric services
  • HIV-AIDS services
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)*
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Psychiatric services (Consultation)
  • Sleep center*
  • Stop-smoking program*
  • 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
  • Translation services

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs*
  • Health screenings*

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Electron beam CT
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Single photon emission CT
  • Ultrasound

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

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 240
Licensed practical nurses: 14
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 75
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 July 2013


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