Veterans Memorial Hospital

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Patient Experience Rating

16% 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

4 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days


Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

15% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend

16% higher than the national average

Veterans Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Veterans Memorial Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

When I first met Dr. Wilson I immediately felt at easy and confident that he is the surgeon I want to operate on me. Months after the procedure I am back doing what I was doing before the operation but without any pain.

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Wilson

Knee replacement. He answered all of my questions. I felt very comfortable talking about my painful knee problem.

Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Lawrence

Dr's knowledge, professionalism and how efficient Dr and staff were throughout the entire process. Like a well-oiled machine! Felt like I was the only patient in the hospital that day. Hospital staff super responsive as well to questions or follow up I had asked using the app.

Jun 06 2024

Review for Dr. Lawrence

As a patient of Dr. Lawrence, I could not be more pleased with my surgery and treatment. In addition to robotic surgery Dr. Lawrence has set up a complete program for patients to minimize infection and help assure a smooth recovery. You will meet with Dr. Lawrence about your surgery and before...

John Roche, retired pharmacist Jun 04 2024

Review for Dr. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence and his team both at the clinic and hospital are amazing. They make you feel like you are their only patient. This staff should create training videos for other medical facilities in the area.

May 26 2024

Review for Dr. Lawrence


Veterans Memorial Hospital

40 1st St SE, Waukon IA 52172


(563) 568-3411

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Veterans Memorial Hospital located?

Veterans Memorial Hospital is located at 40 1st St SE, Waukon, IA 52172. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Veterans Memorial Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Veterans Memorial Hospital has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Veterans Memorial Hospital highly rated with patients?

90% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Veterans Memorial Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 4 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Veterans Memorial Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Veterans Memorial Hospital profile..

How does Veterans Memorial Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

40 1st St SE

Waukon, IA 52172


(563) 568-3411