North Suburban Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

North Suburban Medical Center is a medical facility located in Thornton, CO. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.


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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

North Suburban 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


North Suburban 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

He was great when my son came into the ED sick, and he followed up afterward to make sure that my son was still doing well!

Julie A Silies Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Bassett

Dr. Carr did 2 surgeries on my shoulders he is the best ever! He cares so much about his patients. I can’t recommend him highly enough after my 2 car accidents my life is so much better because of him...

Ross struck Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Carr

Nicole Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Buchanan

Always very professional listen to the patient very happy with my experience

Joseph V. Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Noel IV

My visit was a follow up to prior appointments. Dr. Wolffe is working to find ways to help me manage my chronic pain. I truly appreciate his concern and expertise in trying to improve my quality of life.

Lorraine Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Wolff


North Suburban Medical Center

9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229

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