Glacial Ridge Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
19% higher than the national average

Glacial Ridge Hospital is a medical facility located in Glenwood, MN. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.


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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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

8 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
18% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
19% higher than the national average

Glacial Ridge Hospital

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


Glacial Ridge Hospital

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

Very please with Dr Schuneman. She listens and treats with great skill and knowledge!

Oct 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schuneman

Worst Provider I ever had.

Aug 05 2020

Review for Erik Rivers

Very sharp in getting to the root of the matter quickly and matching treatment. Compassionate and bright. Excellent visit!

Jul 31 2020

Review for Tanya Freske

David Clarke Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nelson

Prescribed too many drugs and no knowledge of the side effects! Takes on more patients than he can care for!

Jason Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Kryder


Glacial Ridge Hospital

10 4th Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334

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