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SMHC Medical Center Sanford

SMHC Medical Center Sanford is a medical facility located in Sanford, ME. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™, and more.

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 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 Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2022

Data Source

Providers

Provider Reviews

My experience with Dr. Frankel's assistant was very disappointing. She was extremely rude and unprofessional. I was so uncomfortable that I was not able to complete the services that I requested because of the this person being in the same room. I paid a $45 co pay for nothing!!!! I did address...

Disappointed Jun 18 2024

Review for Dr. Frankel

Dr. Frankel knew immediately what I needed—and my skin responded quickly and favorably to the treatment she recommended. I had been miserable for so long, and she solved the problem within days. I am so thankful for her—and will absolutely see her for any skin need moving forward.

May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Frankel

I really enjoyed my visit with Dr Frankle. she was very helpful and welcoming and warm and wonderful. I would recommend her to everyone.

May 21 2024

Review for Dr. Frankel

Dr. Ruben was very specific and detailed in his questions and answers during his diagnosis of my condition. He was very clear in his answers to my many questions and made both recommended and optional suggestions. He was very helpful and I found his manner to be exactly what I need in a doctor:...

May 20 2024

Review for Dr. Ruben

Friendly staff, short wait.

Nancy Woodard May 18 2024

Review for Dr. Frankel

Location

SMHC Medical Center Sanford

25 June St, Sanford ME 04073

CallDirections

(207) 324-4310

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is SMHC Medical Center Sanford located?

SMHC Medical Center Sanford is located at 25 June St, Sanford, ME 04073. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has SMHC Medical Center Sanford won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, SMHC Medical Center Sanford has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™, Critical Care Excellence Award™, and 2 more in the past two years.

Does SMHC Medical Center Sanford score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at SMHC Medical Center Sanford?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades SMHC Medical Center Sanford profile..

How does SMHC Medical Center Sanford rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

25 June St

Sanford, ME 04073

Directions

(207) 324-4310