Best 30 Psychiatric Hospitals In Area in Houston, TX with Reviews -
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By: Lourdes B.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
Unprofessional hospital and rude The Emergency department is unprofessional And rude the triage. Nurses (he ). Is turning patient down. The security staff at emergency room are harassing people to cover the emergency room front triage nurses wirong doing. The Mayur or Houston need to make changes to this facility Or closed the hospital since the staff do not want to work
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By: Debbie A.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
1989 I lived in Houston Texas couldn't afford Healthcare. I was 9 months pregnant two weeks overdue. Went to LBJ. floor 53lbs. Worst Hospital I have ever been in. In labor 3 days. Did C-section did not get to see my son till a friend come and got me 2nd day. Whelled me in a wheelchair to see my son. I laid in blood they did not change my gown or sheets there was blood all on the floor&on the toilet from the other 8 2 10 mothers in my ward. LBJ is not a good Hospital. I would not have gave them a star but they insisted.
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By: Francisco V.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
this place sucks!! if i could give negative stars, i would but since i only have a choice of one through five then i guess i will give a one star for the worst place in the world and after hearing the person who recorded those Doctors talking crap about her, that confirms everything.
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By: Terri P.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
This place often lacks compassion. Especially the people at the front desks where you sign in. I've always said,if you're that unhappy with your job where you can't offer compassion in the medical filed, get out..move on. You are not benefitting anyone but your unhappy self. I bet all these patients would go somewhere else if they could. My comment only applies to those that are checking people in. Some of the nurses behind the scene actually do care.
By: joho804
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
Clearly some of you are disparaging LBJ and its services provided. I am an oncology patient and I can personally attest that LBJ went above and beyond in trying to keep me alive and comfortable while I was hospitalized for almost Six weeks. There was a time when I had basically given up but the Dr. and nurses never seemed to accept this and eventually I improved. This is a County Hospital, dedicated to the less fortunate, but i've never been treated badly by LBJ and their ER treats you according to your condition. There is a long wait at times but if your vitals show that you are in distress then your circumstances will also change.
By: karu1984
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
what can I say.... if you have a real emergency and you don't have any other place to go...go to lbj,but if you can go to another place please do it....the waiting time is too long like another public hospital,but the cleaning is unspeakable, nasty....well is your option
By: rrtx3278
Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital
Needs improvement in patient care and accuracy. LBJ is improving facility but keep working on actual PATIENT CARE. I fully understand that it is has a large teaching aspect of HCHD. The county system is NOT charity. They offer financial assistance. You pay based on income,insurance,cash,credit card.This is a great concept. (pay based on income if qualified). pay when owed, to help in improving facility. As I have heard before it does seem to be "socialized healthcare".This does not mean let them do whatever without consequence. If you have to make a complaint do so but with respect. Sometimes the best way for the staff to learn is for the patient to show them. (i personally know it is difficult when you need medical care and staff sometimes want to downplay your condition).They are even disrespectful. And they are the ones earning a paycheck and pointing the finger at those who are unemployed!Medical staff might earn degrees but not all are cut out for the job. ALL staff needs to LISTEN to patient.Have respect when a patient declines or know more about their own BODY than you do. Knowing medicine does not make you omnipotent. Patients; Get all your info. write it down if you have to. Take an advocate. understand as much as possible. Once again from experience not some employee trying to give 5 star rating. The county system is slowly improving but the patient can only do so much. The employees need to take responsibility. Cashiers included can be down right bossy! This includes "trainees". It looks like the training needs to change. I am very surprised that so many people who are smart enough to get degrees or licence, will go along with whatever they are told when it is clearly unethical,immoral,unlawful.............If you harm, mistreat or misguide; patients that is on your conscience. You can't hide behind or cover it up. You might think it is just a small; telling a patient they don't have anything when they do. Then as you practice lies and mistakes become easier preparing you for the big ones. If you are asked to do something that may harm the patient YOU NEED to practice what you preach and SPEAK UP!. All aspects include things such as; INFORMED CONSENT not after putting patient on any meds. Small things such as blood pressure need to be done accurately. STOP blaming the patient. Admit and ASK patient for a redo.
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