Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St, Bangor ME, 04401

(207) 973-7000

70% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Eastern Maine Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 311 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1066 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1766 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 910 cases.

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As Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 256 cases.

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Worse Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 96 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 449 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 82 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 105 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 276 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 655 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 282 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 213 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 217 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 511 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 131 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 72 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 126 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 72 cases.

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As Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 579 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 502 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 232 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 436 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Hospital
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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 91 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 511 cases.

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As Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 705 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 162 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 78 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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National Average
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 119 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 282 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 74 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

70% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

Rated As Expected in 10 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St
Bangor, ME 04401