Lake Huron Medical Center

77%

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


Lake Huron Medical Center is a medical facility located in Port Huron, MI. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

8 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
  • 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Lake Huron 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%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Lake Huron Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Bhesania did my gall bladder procedure. He is so nice and caring. His staff was fantastic. Everything went great. He gets an A+ in my book!

Tara Grube Oct 20 2021

Review for Dr. Bhesania

Explain every thing in detail for my problems

ASHOK JEWANI Oct 13 2021

Review for Dr. Brettschneider

Wonderful doctor, really took time to help us and make us feel like someone cared

NAOMI LUNNEY Oct 11 2021

Review for Dr. Brettschneider

Dr Hansen is excellent! He explained my problem and answered all my questions. He was kind and efficient. I highly recommend him.

Dawn K Oct 01 2021

Review for Dr. Hansen

Michael R Negowski Sep 28 2021

Review for Gina Pearson

Location

Lake Huron Medical Center

2601 Electric Ave, Port Huron, MI 48060

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