Norwalk Hospital

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


Norwalk Hospital is a medical facility located in Norwalk, CT. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™, and more.

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

9 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
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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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66%

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

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Norwalk Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

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%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Norwalk Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Aviva S Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Stember

Dr. Dantini is great both when in his office and when calling from home for advice on issues such as oral surgery.

Jacqui Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Dantini

Dr. Solomon is a skilled physician with broad knowledge who always listened and had solutions for various painful episodes. He made me smile and that goes a long way.

Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Solomon

Fixed POC cataract problems without any issues. Friendly, explained in detail, efficient, and recommend.

Pete Rowan Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Oren

Wonderful and informative.

Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Murdock

Location

Norwalk Hospital

34 Maple St, Norwalk, CT 06850

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