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Down East Community Hospital

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75%

Patient Experience Rating

3% 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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • In-Hospital Fall Associated Fracture Rate

7 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

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% lower than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend

3% higher than the national average

Down East Community Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%82%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%76%71%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%73%64%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%87%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%53%54%

Down East Community Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%67%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%76%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Compassionate, intelligent, thorough

Jun 17 2024

Review for Dr. Spinelle

Mr. Abbott has seemed to be far more interested in how much money he can soak a patient for as well as their insurance company. He accepts medicaid and medicare, and will keep or make a patient sicker rather than help them get better so they can live a productive life. He is retaliatory against...

Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Abbott

Dr. Tony was respectful and informative. He courtesly answered all of my questions. He had one of the best bedside manners I have ever had.

Elizabeth Orr May 17 2024

Review for Dr. Tsismenakis

Thorough. Clear explanations. Knowledgeable and practices current best practices. Professional, friendly, did not feel rushed.

May 16 2024

Review for Dr. Tsismenakis

Very caring, developed a plan, knowledgible , very professional.

Carolyn May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Barton

Location

Down East Community Hospital

11 Hospital Dr, Machias ME 04654

CallDirections

(207) 255-3356

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Down East Community Hospital located?

Down East Community Hospital is located at 11 Hospital Dr, Machias, ME 04654. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Down East Community Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

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

Is Down East Community Hospital highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Down East Community Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 9 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Down East Community Hospital?

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How does Down East Community Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

11 Hospital Dr

Machias, ME 04654

Directions

(207) 255-3356