Norwood Hospital

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average


Norwood Hospital is a medical facility located in Norwood, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and General Surgery Excellence 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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 better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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
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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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62%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Norwood Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%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%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Norwood Hospital

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%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Darreth Jaskela Oct 15 2021

Review for Dr. Lowney

Yes, excellent.

Mark Mucciarone Oct 14 2021

Review for Linda Tambascio-Gibbons

My visits with Dr. Lowney are always very fruitful. He has a great understanding of my needs and we also speak about other topics during my visits. He makes you comfortable speaking about different health issues and gives great recommendations for treatment. He is my go to guy for health.

Joe Oct 14 2021

Review for Dr. Lowney

It was my annual skin screening, and Linda was pleasant, and professional as always.

Mark Richardson Oct 14 2021

Review for Linda Tambascio-Gibbons

Yes and I already recommended Dr. Brenner to my husband. Professional, attentive, and clear.

Sophie Glikson Oct 13 2021

Review for Dr. Brenner

Location

Norwood Hospital

800 Washington St, Norwood, MA 02062

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