Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend

4% lower than the national average

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, ME - Get directions, phone number, research physicians, and compare hospital ratings for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center on Healthgrades.

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

1 rating was better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

Research hospital performance and talk to your doctor about what's right for you

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

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).

Learn more about patient experience
65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend

4% lower than the national average

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%43%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I really enjoyed my appointment with Dr. Brooks. He explained my knee issues in terms and displays so I understood. He was very easy to talk to. Right to the point without sugar coating. He was everything I had heard and it was all good.

Gary Lewia Sep 28 2022

Review for Dr. Brooks

He’s the best always takes time even as busy as he is, all his recommendations have worked for me and my replacements have been solid since 2014. Thanks Doc

Sep 28 2022

Review for Dr. Brooks

Diane Sep 21 2022

Review for Dr. Martin

Met with Dr. Morse for the second time about some shoulder pain, he was absolutely awesome. Very easy to talk to, told me all my options and what i could expect if i were to go ahead with surgery. I would absolutely recommend him to a friend or family member.

Mike Austin Sep 20 2022

Review for Dr. Morse

From the moment he came in the room, he was rude and rushed, and talked poorly about my previous Dr several times. He was very degrading and I will be making a formal complaint.

Kristina Sep 19 2022

Review for Dr. Pandey

Location

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St, Bangor ME 04401

CallDirections

(207) 973-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center located?

Has Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Is Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center highly rated with patients?

Contact Us

489 State St

Bangor, ME 04401

Directions

(207) 973-7000