Porter Regional Hospital

85 E US Highway 6, Valparaiso IN, 46383

(219) 983-8300

67% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Porter Regional Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality Ratings

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 95 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 359 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 449 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 757 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 91 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 34 hospital cases and a national average of 78 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 196 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 98 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 108 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 330 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1310 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 246 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 113 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 129 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 398 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 97 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 32 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 97 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 357 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 288 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 347 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 540 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 93 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 58 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 685 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 518 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 100 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 44 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 147 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 64 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

67% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Porter Regional Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 11 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
1 Event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Porter Regional Hospital

85 E US Highway 6
Valparaiso, IN 46383