Fort Washington Medical Center

57%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% lower than the national average


Fort Washington Medical Center is a medical facility located in Fort Washington, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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49%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
20% lower than the national average

57%

Would definitely recommend
13% lower than the national average

Fort Washington 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%72%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%52%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Fort Washington Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%48%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%58%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

he was rude , unprofessional, arrogant and wait time was atleast 45 minutes past the scheduled appt time!

Oct 12 2020

Review for Dr. Washington

Dr. Nguyen was excellent. He did a thorough job of explaining the procedure I needed and answering all of my questions. The treatment he provided helped tremendously. He had a great bedside manner and made me feel very comfortable that I was in good hands.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Good dr, good practice. I could not be happier with my results and the treatments. Changed my life.

Steve Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Brenda Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mills

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Tanner

Location

Fort Washington Medical Center

11711 Livingston Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744

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