Van Diest Medical Center

62%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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

6 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

62%

Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Van Diest 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%86%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%75%66%

Van Diest Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%70%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%91%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. MacLennan is thorough and clearly explained my condition and options moving forward.

Rayg36 Jan 16 2021

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Louise Ball / Mike Nelson Jan 16 2021

Review for Dr. Struck

My experience was great as soon as I walked in. Everyone was friendly and very helpful. DR McLennan was great as always. Strait and to the point which I appreciate greatly. I always feel I've gotten the best care. I can't thank you enough.

Melissa Troyer Jan 16 2021

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Office is chaotic. Unacceptable wait times. Staff is dismissive

Jan 14 2021

Review for Dr. Steinlauf

To the point. Thorough exam. Realistic results.

Dana Vernon Jan 12 2021

Review for Dr. MacLennan

Location

Van Diest Medical Center

2350 Hospital Dr, Webster City, IA 50595

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