Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend

5% higher than the national average

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a medical facility located in Fairbanks, AK. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

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

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

8% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend

5% higher than the national average

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

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%82%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%55%52%

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

My experience with Dr Ward was excellent. He was caring, concerned, explained things well and I didn't feel rushed. Scheduling was easy and the staff very friendly. I also loved the fact that he didn't push any procedure - which in fact turned out to be necessary. Excellent and personable...

Mary West Feb 18 2024

Review for Dr. Ward

Dr. Lutchmann is very knowledgeable, concise, and answered all my questions in detail. Has a good bedside manner.

Feb 14 2024

Review for Dr. Lutchman

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Feb 08 2024

Review for Meeka Lockert

Sarah has such a caring and professional demeanor with her patients from tiny new borns to high school. She makes them feel comfortable and at ease and they actually enjoy their doctor visit!!

Feb 07 2024

Review for Dr. Evans

Professionalism and how quickly my emergency was addressed.

Feb 07 2024

Review for Haley Evens

Location

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

1650 Cowles St, Fairbanks AK 99701

CallDirections

(907) 452-8181

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Fairbanks Memorial Hospital located?

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is located at 1650 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Fairbanks Memorial Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ in the past two years.

Is Fairbanks Memorial Hospital highly rated with patients?

77% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Fairbanks Memorial Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Fairbanks Memorial Hospital profile..

How does Fairbanks Memorial Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

1650 Cowles St

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Directions

(907) 452-8181