Russell Medical Center

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% 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

2 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower 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%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%73%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%78%66%

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%71%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Bob is awesome. Replaced both of my knees and did an excellent job!

Dane G Oct 28 2020

Review for Dr. McAlindon

I need 10 stars! Dr. Edwards is amazing. He truly cares about his patients and is committed to getting to the root of your problems. I would recommend him (and have) to all my friends and family!

Emily Sprayberry Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

The staff is very rude and needs to work on their bedside manner

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Baliga

I had an appointment with Dr. Hinkle and I was extremely satisfied with his demeanor as well as the questions he asked! Very thorough!

Jennifer Taylor Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hinkle

Dustan Carter Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hamo

Location

Russell Medical Center

3316 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010

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