Mount Desert Island Hospital

94%

Patients that would definitely recommend

24% higher than the national average

Mount Desert Island Hospital is a medical facility located in Bar Harbor, ME. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

11 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

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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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92%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

23% higher than the national average

94%

Would definitely recommend

24% higher than the national average

Mount Desert Island Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%89%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%91%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%84%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%72%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%94%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%59%53%

Mount Desert Island Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%79%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%87%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

J.B.S. May 10 2022

Review for Dr. Crespo

Great communicator and surgeon!

Jim V. Aug 12 2021

Review for Dr. Hendricks

Dr Gorman is VERY detailed. She takes her time and checks everything. The first Dr in decades who has zeroed in on my issue--4th nerve Palsy. She acted IMMEDIATELY to get tests for conformation.

Diana Rogers Jun 29 2021

Review for Dr. Gorman

Excellent experience with total knee replacements, both right and left knees.

May 17 2021

Review for Dr. Davidson

Dr. Hanke could not be more kind and caring

Steve Apr 24 2021

Review for Dr. Hanke

Location

Mount Desert Island Hospital

10 Wayman Ln, Bar Harbor ME 04609

CallDirections

(207) 288-5081

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Contact Us

10 Wayman Ln

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Directions

(207) 288-5081