Buchanan County Health Center

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Patient Experience Rating

7% higher than the national average

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

4 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days


Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

2% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend

7% higher than the national average

Buchanan County Health Center

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


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


Buchanan County Health Center

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

Dr. Morrissey is very psychotic. I as a Surgeon who has worked with Dr. Morrissey do not trust him administering Anesthesia to the patients during surgery. He came drunk with excessive alcohol usage at the hospital one several occasions. One several occasions, Dr. Morrissey administered excess...

Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Morrissey I

My mom was admitted yesterday at the hospital and he was her doctor. He was friendly, compassionate, reviewed my mother's case in great detail and explained it to us in simple terms and answered all of our questions. Very young, but quite wise.

Iris May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Chamberlain

I would NEVER recommend anyone go to a Dr that I would not trust with those I love & I’m going to say, maybe or maybe not. He’s a very kind, understanding Dr, yet almost 2 months after a cervical ablation, I’m still in pain. I was also given meds I am allergic to…showed my allergies, & apparently...

May 10 2024

Review for Dr. Morrissey I

I like Dr. Reddy in the exam room, but the quality of care with the privacy and accuracy of my medical records and making sure my medication gets filled properly and on time was really lacking. She would hold a medication I need to survive hostage unless I came to unnecessarily see her every three...

Kristin Johnson May 05 2024

Review for Dr. Yerrapareddy

Dr. Chaudhry literally saved my life when I had pancreatic cancer. With only a 1 day notice after i entered the emergency room, Dr. Chaudhry performed the 8 hour complex Whipple Procedure on me. The ER doctor told me that Dr. Chaudhry is the only doctor in Iowa that could perform this procedure. ...

Richard O Apr 19 2024

Review for Dr. Chaudhry


Buchanan County Health Center

1600 1st St E, Independence IA 50644


(319) 332-0999

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Buchanan County Health Center located?

Buchanan County Health Center is located at 1600 1st St E, Independence, IA 50644. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Buchanan County Health Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Buchanan County Health Center has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Buchanan County Health Center highly rated with patients?

77% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Buchanan County Health Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 4 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Buchanan County Health Center?

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How does Buchanan County Health Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1600 1st St E

Independence, IA 50644


(319) 332-0999