Union General Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher 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

10 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
  • 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Union General Hospital

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%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%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%69%66%

Union General Hospital

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%83%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is wonderful and provides a intervention plan with less invasive procedures to begin his treatment plan. Very professional and easy to talk with.

Dolores Libby Jul 30 2021

Review for Dr. Stirton

Dr. Livingston has been my PCP for approx. 4 1/2 years. He has always taken great care of me concerning my health. He is very patient ,and understanding and truly listens to me about my concerns. He is very knowledgeable about the newer medications now available.. I recommend him very highly.

Angela Telenko Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Livingston

dr. Efird always goes beyond what is expected. He explains everything he is doing and invites questions

Blairsville is lucky to have a top notch surgeon! Jul 22 2021

Review for Dr. Efird

Absolutely

Carole Simpson Jul 22 2021

Review for Dr. Ainsworth

Mary H. form Ball Ground GA. Jul 18 2021

Review for Dr. Kalmin

Location

Union General Hospital

35 Hospital Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512

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