St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average


St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas is a medical facility located in Fort Thomas, KY. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and General Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

11 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
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%68%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%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Kathy Blazejewski Oct 25 2020

Review for Dr. Carrigan

Everyone at the office was very nice

Patti N. Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kuy

Dr Metzler was very thorough in his explanation of my injury. He gave me both his recommendation,as well as other available options. He took time to answer all of my questions. He communicated very clearly. I would recommend him to others.

Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Metzler

He is so wonderful guy that I had him do the surgery on my left knee in 2015. He will do my right knee again in January, 2021.

Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hummel

Everyone at the clinic especially Dr. Hummel was very courteous and professional.

Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hummel

Location

St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas

85 N Grand Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075

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