Broadlawns Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

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Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

12 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

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than 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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78%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Broadlawns Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%53%

Broadlawns Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%68%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I walked out of my appointment because he wouldn’t listen to me, he talked over me, and tried to make me relieve horrible experiences on the first appointment and then told me that those shouldn’t still effect me because it’s been so long

Oct 13 2022

Review for Dr. Makkapati

he is a wonderful dr explains things treats you like a human being if I ever need surgery again I want him to do it God gave this man a talent and he puts it to good use

David A Barry Oct 07 2022

Review for Dr. Prasad

Michael Messina Aug 24 2022

Review for Dr. Kellerman

Richard Ouellette Jul 21 2022

Review for Dr. Kakade

Thankful dr Parker was recommended to me. She listens and cares. Very good at updating and reviewing meds. Cityville has good xray equipment

Ctin Jun 29 2022

Review for Dr. Parker

Location

Broadlawns Medical Center

1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines IA 50314

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(515) 282-2200

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1801 Hickman Rd

Des Moines, IA 50314

Directions

(515) 282-2200