Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average


Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside is a medical facility located in Columbus, GA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ and Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee 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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside

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%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%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%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%71%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very professional

May 05 2021

Review for Dr. Collins

Dr. Fernicola explains everything clearly and is honest even if it isn’t what you want to hear! I appreciate the time he took.

Teresa May 01 2021

Review for Dr. Fernicola

Very efficient office. Doctor & staff were very friendly but professional. I would recommend Dr. Geringer.

Trudie Cooley May 01 2021

Review for Dr. Geringer

Very prompt, excellent care. My first visit, outstanding.

May 01 2021

Review for Dr. Watson

Very good Dr

Apr 30 2021

Review for Dr. Rehak

Location

Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside

100 Frist Ct, Columbus, GA 31909

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