Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower 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

5 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • 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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Mercyone Des Moines 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Shumway is great@ Always listens when I explain what is going on & to my concerns.

MB Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Shumway

Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Griffith

Each of my visits with Dr. Rayburn have all had excellent results that improve my quality of life.

Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Rayburn

Darren Jul 17 2021

Review for Dr. Keller

Dr Matthes was compassionate, thorough, and VERY kind. I felt confident that I received excellent care from him. I would not hesitate to recommend him to family and friends.

Jul 15 2021

Review for Dr. Matthes

Location

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

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