East Alabama Medical Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher 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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

East Alabama 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%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

East Alabama Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%72%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Owens takes the time to listen to her patients and treats them with compassion.

Apr 09 2021

Review for Dr. Owens

Dr Cheatham is knowledgeable and compassionate. It has been a pleasure to have her as my doctor for the last 14 years.

Robert Emery Mar 31 2021

Review for Dr. Cheatham

She knoww her stuff and does a good job explaining what is needed.

John Mar 30 2021

Review for Dr. Casselberry

Mar 23 2021

Review for Dr. Casselberry

I highly recommend Dr. Martin!!! Several years ago when I was under his supervision he took excellence care of me and his top priority was to get me back to good health, and that he did. Dr. Martin is an excellent physician with wonderful bedside manners. Thank you Sir. ??????????????????????

Andre' Fields Mar 21 2021

Review for Dr. Martin

Location

East Alabama Medical Center

2000 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801

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