Russell Medical Center

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend

5% higher than the national average

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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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

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

75%

Would definitely recommend

5% higher than the national average

Russell 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%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%77%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%70%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Russell Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%73%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Baliga has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for my husband and me for several years now. I would highly recommend him to those needing an excellent endocrinologist. His P.A., Kristen Osterrieder is also a great resource! Both are very intuitive and dedicated to patient care.

Susan Fureigh Dec 31 2021

Review for Dr. Baliga

Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. Moore

Oct 14 2021

Review for Dr. Hinkle

Dr. Baliga is a best Endocrinologist. He is very knowledgeable and experienced.

Smita Baskiyar Sep 23 2021

Review for Dr. Baliga

Dr Hinkle is caring , professional and responsive. Staff is great to work with.

Dr Hinkle and Staff Sep 23 2021

Review for Dr. Hinkle

Location

Russell Medical Center

3316 Highway 280, Alexander City AL 35010

CallDirections

(256) 329-7100

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Contact Us

3316 Highway 280

Alexander City, AL 35010

Directions

(256) 329-7100