Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond

96%

Patients that would definitely recommend
26% higher than the national average


Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond is a medical facility located in Belmond, IA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

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

10 ratings were as expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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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98%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
29% higher than the national average

96%

Would definitely recommend
26% higher than the national average

Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%92%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%95%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%83%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%73%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%91%66%

Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%91%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%94%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jan 08 2021

Review for Dr. Pfiffner

S. Dec 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pfiffner

Was good as usual and remembered that I needed my head raised until I was out due to my old injury.

D.B Dec 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hagau

When you are treated by Dr. Congello, you are being treated by the best.

K.E Dec 02 2020

Review for Dr. Congello

Everything went smooth as always zero complaints

B.Z Dec 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hagau

Location

Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond

403 1st St SE, Belmond, IA 50421

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