Elkhart General Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Elkhart General Hospital is a medical facility located in Elkhart, IN. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.


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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip 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 better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

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
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average


Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Elkhart General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Elkhart General Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Knowledgable, Speak Succinctly with patient explaining difficult medical information clearly and in detail. Patient and answers all questions The staff is also first class

Ann Brandeis Pierno Oct 15 2021

Review for Dr. Mitra

He is a fine, caring doctor with patience and knowledge. Value him over my reg. Md

Mary E. Edmonds Oct 12 2021

Review for Dr. Weirick

He was very easy to understand.

Amelia N. Sep 28 2021

Review for Dr. Landrum

Steven L. Jacobs Sep 09 2021

Review for Dr. Maskiny

Doctor and team explained things thoroughly. They also answered my questions with kindness and patience.

Aug 13 2021

Review for Dr. Raza


Elkhart General Hospital

600 East Blvd, Elkhart, IN 46514

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