Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average


Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center is a medical facility located in Mason City, IA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ and Stroke Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • 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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average

Mercyone North Iowa 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%77%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%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%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%64%66%

Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

DW-New Hampton, IA Nov 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bhangoo

Dr Prahmus is great Very! Very nice. Great bedside manners!

David Nov 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pramhus

All went better then expected!!!Was treated like a real person not a number!!Dr was a real caring person!!! Thax!!!

Nov 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pramhus

Dr. Pramhus was courteous and efficient; he listened and addressed all of my concerns.

Nov 06 2020

Review for Dr. Pramhus

He is a very nice Dr. That takes the time to listen to you and come up with solutions to help you. Very impressed, and glad that I found him to be my Dr.

Nov 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pramhus

Location

Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center

1000 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401

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