Hamilton Medical Center

62%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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

2 ratings were worse than expected

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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72%

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

62%

Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Hamilton Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%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%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Hamilton Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr.Reed is a great DR/Surgeon. He is always straight forward and a great listener. I highly recommend him for any Orthopedic/Arthroscopic Surgery.

Rhoney Jackson Oct 22 2021

Review for Dr. Reed

Excellent bedside manner talks in plain English so you can understand. This was the second time my husband used him.

Darla Jackson Oct 21 2021

Review for Dr. Reed

Contessa A Long Oct 21 2021

Review for Dr. Reed

Dr b and his staff are amazing not only are they kind I al.ost lost my foot last year from an infection and they pulled out all they had and then some to save my foot know I am running after my grandbabies again I thank God for dr b and all his staff they are the best at what they do

Kathy M Coleman Oct 20 2021

Review for Dr. Bazrafshan

Love Dr Ballard. I would recommend him. He is very efficient, kind and caring. I admire his faith in prayer His office staff should be more efficient I waited 30 minutes for him and then had to get an X-ray that the staff should have already done!!

Sep 29 2021

Review for Dr. Ballard

Location

Hamilton Medical Center

1200 Memorial Dr, Dalton, GA 30720

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