Essentia Health-Sandstone


Patients that would definitely recommend
7% 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

4 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
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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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Essentia Health-Sandstone

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Essentia Health-Sandstone

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Linda Lindahl Oct 03 2020

Review for Dr. Momont

I was seen by Dr. Dankwart in the ER. She makes patients feel at ease, is easy to talk to, listens well and has a good sense of humor. Highly recommend her.

May 19 2019

Review for Dr. Danckwart

Awesome doctor and staff, explains options in detail and cares about his patients. Would definitely recommend him to anyone needing an orthopedic doctor.

Shawn Hiler in hinckley - Feb 14 2018

Review for Dr. Gregerson

Deanna in Ramsey - Jan 11 2018

Review for Dr. Hausch

Very smart and polite. Excellent bedside manner.

Christy in Duluth,Mn - Apr 17 2017

Review for Dr. Danckwart


Essentia Health-Sandstone

109 Court Ave S, Sandstone, MN 55072

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