Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average


Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center is a medical facility located in Athens, GA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care 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)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

12 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
  • 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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Piedmont Athens Regional 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

A Freeland Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Johnson

Very professional and concerned about his patients!

Jim Hughes Jun 20 2021

Review for Dr. Hu

George B. Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Gorecki

I had foot surgery on April 6 and The professionalism and care I received from Dr Johnson and his staff was beyond my expectations although I’m still recuperating from surgery…I want to thank Dr Johnson and I would recommend Athens Orthopedic Clinic for your orthopedic needs

Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Johnson

Teresa K Wolfe Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Katz

Location

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

1199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606

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