DCH Regional Medical Center

60%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% lower than the national average

60%

Would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

DCH Regional Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%58%66%

DCH Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He was very thorough and polite with my husband and me. He took my husband's kidney out and half of the other one because of cancer. Both times he explained everything to us and was very friendly and courteous. Would recommend him to anyone.

Alice McGuffey Jun 05 2021

Review for Dr. Thom

Dr. A provided quality service & care to maintain my health & well being. I was very thankful.

May 28 2021

Review for Dr. Aryanpure

Dr. Broughton has been outstanding the entire time he has treated me. I really appreciate that he doesn't pull any punches when giving you info. I would rather hear the straight facts not the sugar coated ones. I am well on the way to Kicking Cancer that to him.

Tim Soronen Demopolis Alabama May 28 2021

Review for Dr. Broughton

Dr. Penkava was very organized and empathetic he was one of the best doctors I have ever had

Zachary Ballinger May 19 2021

Review for Dr. Penkava

Dr. Lott was both incredibly compassionate and thorough during a recently ER visit. No one wants to be in the ED in the middle of the night, especially with their child; he did a wonderful job caring for her and she agrees that Dr. Lott is kind and has a wonderful bedside manner.

MS May 18 2021

Review for Dr. Lott

Location

DCH Regional Medical Center

809 University Blvd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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