Emory Decatur Hospital

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average


Emory Decatur Hospital is a medical facility located in Decatur, GA. This hospital has been recognized for Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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62%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Emory Decatur Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%53%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

Emory Decatur Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Suh took all the time I needed for my visit. He explained everything in detail, and answered all my questions. His approach to my care is thorough, and evidence based. I am very confident that I am receiving the best care. The Tucker office staff has been fantastic as well.

Felicia Pulzone Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Suh

Very professional, friendly. Following the CDC guidelines. I had an emergency and was able to get an appointment with her the same day.

Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Monday

Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Entrekin

Dr Jove did a right knee replacement for me and my pain is completely gone. He and his staff are always attentive, and helpful. He has tremendous skill and I would recommend him to any friend or family member.

Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Jove

Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Cain

Location

Emory Decatur Hospital

2701 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

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