Candler Hospital

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% 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

5 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

7 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Candler 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%73%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%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%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

Candler 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%59%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He has a great manner & I appreciate his straight forward approach-no rush to make decisions without thorough information.

Chris Anders Oct 26 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

This was my annual Followup on my hip replacement. The hip feels great and has ever since my surgery. Dr Christy and his entire team have been super in their follow-ups and guidance bith prior to my surgery and aftercare support.

Oct 26 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Good bedside manner. Took the time to listen to my son. Thorough.

Oct 26 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Dr. Baker has been very helpful moving forward toward resolving my problem. Thanks to front desk staff Kesha and Mae.

Oct 25 2020

Review for Dr. Baker

EXCELLENT.

ELIZABETH MILES Oct 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bottner

Location

Candler Hospital

5353 Reynolds St, Savannah, GA 31405

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