Essentia Health-Fosston

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher 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

10 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Essentia Health-Fosston

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%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%78%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%83%66%

Essentia Health-Fosston

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%81%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent surgeon....best of the best. Visit was so refreshing. Spoke to me like a human that cared. Never had a surgeon like him before. Thanks dr S

Jack Z. May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Sawardeker

Pam D Jan 28 2021

Review for Dr. Sharma

James Prochniak Jan 16 2021

Review for Dr. Sawardeker

He is nothing short of a miracle worker. Fantastic

Duane and Cheryl Schommer Jan 16 2021

Review for Dr. Sharma

Patricia Ahlschlager Jan 03 2021

Review for Dr. Sharma

Location

Essentia Health-Fosston

900 Hilligoss Blvd SE, Fosston, MN 56542

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