Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% lower 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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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60%

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

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%66%

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%42%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is a very skilled and Knowledgeable surgeon!!

Sue Larson Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Tsismenakis

Tells me that my sleep apnea is not that bad. I disagree it is bad enough that I am extra fatigued with out it. Also has no advice whether I should use the recalled cpap machine or not with the filter.

Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Santhyadka

He has been my orthopedic doctor since 2019 and has been nothing but kind and helpful throughout this whole process with my hip!

Kelsey Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Morse

RSHDC Sep 16 2021

Review for Dr. Cohen

Dr Morse is a pro.

Steve Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Morse

Location

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St, Bangor, ME 04401

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