Jefferson County Health Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% 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

1 rating was worse than expected

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
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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79%

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

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Jefferson County Health Center

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%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Jefferson County Health Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%86%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Cutler is an outstanding doctor. He and his staff are friendly and helpful. Dr. Cutler did my cataract surgery. It was completely painless and easy. I feel very fortunate to have had Dr. Cutler as my doctor.

Tom Slocombe Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Cutler

Hillary Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Excellent doctor, sound advice, would return again.

Will Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Amber Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Garner

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Doc was very friendly and likeable answered all of my questions without hesitation. He did an outstanding job with my total hip replacement. I spent barely an hour in surgery and was walking again in less the 4 hours afterwards. Thanks doc... elbow bump.

Jerry Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Whited

Dr. Whited took his time and explained/listened to Bret's problems. He had a plan and stayed with it until Covid-19 hit. We will be back to resume treatment.

Bret & Pam Wetjen Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Whited

I had questions about my knee which had a replacement He eased my mind and I am happy about that

Sue Adams Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Dr Bussewitz is enjoyable to work with when you have foot problems. He is very knowledgeable and explains things in a way that you can understand.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Dr. MacLennan is great. He explained my situation, listened to what I had to say, and helped me figure out treatment for the future. He is extremely qualified. I trust him and his judgements. Absolutely the best back doctor I have seen.

Marty R. Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Couldn’t of asked for a better experience on bunion surgery #1. Now i’m not so hesitant about getting #2 done! Dr Bussewitz was amazing!

Amanda C Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Dr. Steinbronn is very personable and takes the time to answer all my questions. I know he is busy but I don’t feel rushed.

May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Jayme Rowley May 31 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Got straight to the point. Was clear and concise. Had a great typist too.

John M Martin May 29 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

TKR from start to finish has been excellent. Dr. Steinbronn and staff ( in hospital and office) have been very professional and caring. 3 months post- op and very happy with the outcome.

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Friendly, organized staff. Prompt service. The Dr. was kind and knowledgeable.

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Quick and explained things well

Kenneth L Fletcher May 18 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Dr. Bussewitz is caring, professional, and knowledgeable. I felt comfortable and positive that I was getting the right information to improve my health.

Mary May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

I like how he tells you the way it is If you ask him a question he explains it

John Underwood May 16 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Excellent and straightforward treatment with instant relief. Great explanation of the problem!

Jim Mickelson May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Extremely professional, always on time, quick, thorough, professional and personable. Excellent surgeon and excellent patient advocate. He's the best.

Larrry Audlehelm May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Waited over 3 months to see a doctor, who has had my records, xrays, and BMI only to be told you need hip replacement but we will not operate because your BMI is to high. Wasted my time and money to tell me what he already knew. Look at the records and pick up the phone.

Sean Hulett May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

My visit was very pleasant. From receptionist to x-ray technicians to Dr. Whited. I've seen Dr. Whited for several things and have been very happy with the results from all visits.

Linda Chittick May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Whited

Dr. MacClennan is an A+ physician who truly cares about his patients. He listens to me, welcomes and answers my questions. His warmth and sense of humor make him a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend him.

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Dr. Whited was very thorough and engaging. He answered all of my questions and addressed my concerns in a kind and competent way. He inspired my trust!

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Whited

always a pleasant visit, especially when needed!!! Well run ship!

Ann Pistole May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

It was great except for the shot. That hurt.

Dave Rains May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

exudes competence, spends sufficient time, explains things well, conveys interest and caring, inspires trust. I feel very comfortable with Dr. Steinbronn and am glad to have found him.

ec May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Dr Steinbronn is friendly and explains things well. He also answers questions thoroughly. He did my left rotator cuff surgery 4 years ago. And he will be doing the same surgery on my right shoulder. I have a friend that he treated for a broken ankle and she was also happy with his treatment

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

Dr. Buses with is friendly and professional and thorough. He answered all my questions and was very helpful.

Christine Albers May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Even through these trying times Dr Bussewitz has been caring, compassionate and thorough in my treatment.

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Love my doctor! He explains things so well to me.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Steinbronn

I have confidence in Dr. Bussewitz. He has treated me with success for over eight years. Very professional.

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Dr. Bussewitz is thorough, informative and patient. Excellent bedside manner and set my teenage son at ease during treatment.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bussewitz

Very bad experienced

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Garner

This is the second procedure Dr. MacLennon has done for me. He has a great bedside manner, explained the problem I was having and gave me the options to choose from. I would choose Dr. MacLennon again if needed.

Brenda Overton Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

I would highly recommend Dr. MacLennan. Very knowledgeable caring and professional.

Judy Murphy Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Dickins

Jan 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ivins

Oct 24 2019

Review for Dr. Wanner

Dr. MacLennan is a straight shooter. I appreciate his directness and ability to diagnose things quickly. He gave me options and suggestions for treatment, then allowed me to chose what was best for me. I recommend him highly.

Oct 15 2019

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Cdc positive for Lyme disease and says he can’t treat me due to my multiple positive results being “false positives”

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Kusner

Marsha Horak in Washington, IA - Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. MacLennan

John in Fairfield, IA - Aug 26 2019

Review for Dr. Karimova

Been seeing Dr Campbell for over 20yrs. I want to continue seeing him until he retires. I think he is a great doctor

David crull Aug 15 2019

Review for Dr. Campbell

CW Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Karimova

My husband had to have a emergency gallbladder removal, it was gangrene. Dr. Ivins was amazing. He has been in twice a day to check up on my husband and has walked us thru this difficult process with care. He has explained everything in great detail about how it would go. I appreciate his care.

T Baird Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Ivins

Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Extremely disappointing experiences with Dr. Karimova. Does not listen at all. Always rushed. Not at all helpful because she doesn't want to take the time to understand my issues.

May 27 2019

Review for Dr. Karimova

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Agarwal

May 07 2019

Review for Dr. Agarwal

Intellectual Giant...

Kirksville, MO - Mar 13 2019

Review for Dr. Jackson

Not qualified. Does more harm than goid.

Nov 28 2018

Review for Dr. Ivins

Wonderful doctor! Explains things real easy. Fixed me right up

Mark S in FAIRFIELD, IA - Oct 21 2018

Review for Dr. Harris

Ellen I Frei in Johnston IA - May 30 2018

Review for Dr. Agarwal

Terrific Doctor!

Michelle L. May 25 2018

Review for Dr. Cleaver

At first I was pleased with the quality of care, but somewhere along the line, changes occurred that left alot of doubt. Currently seeking new dr.

OTTUMWA - May 06 2018

Review for Dr. Jackson

Dr. Larson and his staff seemed efficient, professional and kind. Left review as a four because there is always room for improvement. I plan on returning to him if and when I have any health issues in the future.

Mar 31 2018

Review for Dr. Larson

Mar 24 2018

Review for Dr. Ivins

Had surgery on left hand no movement because of tendons being cut. After a few weeks had avrey thing back to were it was befor the tendons were cut excellent surgeon

Nathan in Fairfield - Mar 23 2018

Review for Dr. Ivins

Helps me alot.

Tracie in Ottumwa - Mar 05 2018

Review for Dr. Wanner

Dr. Agarwal has helped me with several health issues and has been very thorough and professional throughout! The staff has always been very pleasant and kind in every situation.

Kay Feb 15 2018

Review for Dr. Agarwal

Feb 15 2018

Review for Dr. Jackson

I like his dry sense of humor, his wellingness in taking time to answer questions & explaining the health issues of patient. He is friendly, professional & to the point. I'm confiident he knows what he is doing !

Jim Heefner in Iowa city - Feb 08 2018

Review for Dr. Hopson

He was awesome. Woke up from surgery and numbness/tingling was completely gone.

Feb 03 2018

Review for Dr. MacLennan

DR OLNEY LISTENED ATTENTIVELY AS I EXPLAINED MY SYMTOMS, HAVING COME TO HIS OFFICE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN EXTREME DISTRESS HE OFFERED A PLAN OF CARE WHICH HAS HELPED CONSIDERABLY, WE, CONTINUE TO EXPLORE OPTIONS AS MY CONDITION CONTINUES TO BE PAINFUL.

Jan 31 2018

Review for Dr. Olney

Took the time necessary to explain his approach and why he preferred it to other options. His staff was excellent and the followup thorough.

Fairfield, IA - Dec 15 2017

Review for Dr. McCoy

Adam salow in Riverside, ia - Dec 05 2017

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Fairfield, IA - Oct 19 2017

Review for Dr. McCoy

Centerville - Oct 19 2017

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Rachel Swailes in Marion, IA - Oct 16 2017

Review for Dr. Vyas

He's a wonderful doctor. Literally saved my life. I hope he stays in town for many years to come!

Fairfield, IA - Sep 26 2017

Review for Dr. Harris

He is amazing. He doesn't dismiss concerns and is able to juggle complicated cases. He's respectful and has a warm bedside manner.

Omaha, NE - Sep 20 2017

Review for Dr. Greiner

Johnston, IA - Jul 13 2017

Review for Dr. Agarwal

gladys beasley in marengo, iowa - May 20 2017

Review for Dr. Hopson

Fairfield, IA - May 11 2017

Review for Dr. Ivins

My family sees Dr. Agarwal for both allergies and asthma. I appreciate the knowledge the doctor provides and the friendly staff.

Johnston, IA - Apr 27 2017

Review for Dr. Agarwal

tried 3 other Dr.'s before I found the right one. Very happy with the results, Glad to have my life back to normal.

Mount Pleasant, IA - Apr 21 2017

Review for Dr. Agarwal

Sensitive, attentive, doctor in the doctors office. In public, in a small town, acts as though she does not know you or see you, very unfriendly and rude in my estimation.

Fairfield, IA - Mar 17 2017

Review for Dr. Karimova

Feb 13 2017

Review for Dr. Karimova

Jan 28 2017

Review for Dr. MacLennan

I had surgery to treat a problem. The problem was fixed, but improper splinting caused worse problems. I just saw a orthopedic specialist today, and he said the problems I now have were cause by improper and unnecessary splinting and immobilization of perfectly good fingers and hand.

Fairfield, IA - Jan 10 2017

Review for Dr. Ivins

Erin in Fairfield, IA - Dec 15 2016

Review for Dr. Jackson

Robert J. Luebke in Iowa City, IA - Dec 15 2016

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Reginald Jackson in Iowa City, IA - Oct 13 2016

Review for Dr. McCoy

RG in Fairfield, IA - Aug 17 2016

Review for Dr. Karimova

Dr Campbell is more attentive and focused on me during office calls and tests than others in the past. He makes u comfortable, and explains things on layman terms. He was my mother father and 3 siblings cardiologist.

Des Moines, IA - Jun 30 2016

Review for Dr. Campbell

Newton, IA - May 26 2016

Review for Dr. Karimova

Patient Multiple Times in Iowa City, IA - Apr 21 2016

Review for Dr. Kusner

Acted quickly and saved my vision. Unknown allergy to a medication, he acted quickly and went above and beyond to ensure my eyesight fully recovered. I am filled with gratitude.

Mike'sgirl in Fairfield, ia - Mar 30 2016

Review for Dr. Cutler

Fairfield, IA - Mar 17 2016

Review for Dr. Karimova

Charlotte Hamilton in Trenton, MO - Feb 18 2016

Review for Dr. Jackson

Paul Blocklinger in Coralville, IA - Jan 06 2016

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Location

Jefferson County Health Center

2000 S Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556

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