Elkhart General Hospital

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than 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.

Awards

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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 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
  • 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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than 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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%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%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Elkhart General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is empathetic and is listens intently.

Shay N. Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Landrum

Caring and listens well.

J. H. Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Landrum

Raymond & Betsy Hodgson Oct 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kim

He preferred talking to the ??? that was with him whom he mumbled to me when introducing. He did not talk to me directly. I do not know what diagnosis he is looking for. I have had 3 tests with no contact of results.

Oct 16 2020

Review for Dr. Vidic

Awesome doctor and has a great personality! He's always been there for me when I have concerns or questions! He is my favorite doctor out of all 5 of my doctors.

Brenda F. Oct 15 2020

Review for Dr. Landrum

Location

Elkhart General Hospital

600 East Blvd, Elkhart, IN 46514

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