Shelby Baptist Medical Center


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

1 rating was better than expected

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Shelby Baptist Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Shelby Baptist Medical Center

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Great doctor. Friendly and patient.

Truman Allen Franklin Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Henderson

Lori Long Jun 03 2021

Review for Dr. Larussa

Dr Taylor repaired an aneurysm on right renal artery, major open surgery. He was fabulous and perfect technician & great surgeon. I highly recommend him.

Phoebe Robinson May 07 2021

Review for Dr. Taylor

I would highly recommend Dr Carcelen to anyone. She was very professional, took time to explain everything about my condition, and her ability to show compassion and caring was exceptional

Patricia Wiley May 06 2021

Review for Dr. Carcelen

May 05 2021

Review for Dr. Allen III


Shelby Baptist Medical Center

1000 1st St N, Alabaster, AL 35007

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