Palo Alto County Hospital

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% 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

4 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
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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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Palo Alto County Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%47%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%78%66%

Palo Alto County Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Zadeii is very kind, listens, gave me great recommendations on lifestyle changes that could help the trajectory of my heart condition.

Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. Zadeii

saw dr Pruitt several years ago for trigger finger . since then I have had 2 others . Dr Chop doing them . Dr Pruitt is the best . thanks

Nov 08 2020

Review for Dr. Pruitt

Dr.Zadeii is the most compassionate, caring Physician I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. This man takes a personal interest in your diagnosis and health. His office is very welcoming and efficient. I personally pray for Dr.Sadeii and his entire STAFF. Blessings, Pastor Phil Sanchez

Pastor Phil Sanchez Oct 30 2020

Review for Dr. Zadeii

Dr was very informative, nice, funny and fun.

Christina k queen bee Oct 17 2020

Review for Dr. Zadeii

He is absolutely amazing, very cool, nice and informative, he is the beez knees!!!!

Christina k Oct 17 2020

Review for Dr. Zadeii

Location

Palo Alto County Hospital

3201 1st St, Emmetsburg, IA 50536

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