Northwest Specialty Hospital

92%

Patients that would definitely recommend

22% higher than the national average

Northwest Specialty Hospital is a medical facility located in Post Falls, ID. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 2020)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

2 ratings were better than expected

7 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

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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89%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

20% higher than the national average

92%

Would definitely recommend

22% higher than the national average

Northwest Specialty Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%86%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%85%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%75%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%61%53%

Northwest Specialty Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%73%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%81%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Brent is thorough, and VERY thoughtful! I highly recommend him.

Bob McCaslin Jul 23 2022

Review for Dr. Clark

Camryn Jul 21 2022

Review for Whitney Hall

Dr. Brandy is very thorough. She is very personable

Harry Stangel Jul 19 2022

Review for Dr. Tacia

For the past 2+ years I've looked forward to my monthly visit with Tina Gamble! I always walk out feeling refreshed and beautifully improved. Tina is professional, kind and the best at what she does. I couldn't recommend this office and this Spa package deal more highly. You won't be disappointed!

HeatherP Jul 14 2022

Review for Dr. Kuhlman-Wood

Very thorough and takes her time as if I were the only on for the day.

Frank Korhummel Jun 21 2022

Review for Dr. Tacia

Location

Northwest Specialty Hospital

1593 E Polston Ave, Post Falls ID 83854

CallDirections

(208) 262-2300

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Contact Us

1593 E Polston Ave

Post Falls, ID 83854

Directions

(208) 262-2300