Ridgeview Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Ridgeview Medical Center is a medical facility located in Waconia, MN. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.


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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

1 rating was worse than expected

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Ridgeview Medical Center

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


Ridgeview Medical Center

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 knowledgeable about a variety of vascular and clotting issues. Attentive and works on a reasonable treatment plan.

Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Skeik

Scott Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Sanders

mn123 Apr 14 2021

Review for Dr. Sorensen

Dr Kennedy always makes time for a meaningful visit. She really listens and always has great suggestions. She’s pretty wonderful..

Apr 04 2021

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Dr. MAIR has been my doctor for a while now. I trust him completely. If I have questions. He answers them. If I chose something else, he will decide if he feels it's best for me. No matter what, I trust Dr. MAIR 100%>

Laura Apr 03 2021

Review for Dr. Mair


Ridgeview Medical Center

500 S Maple St, Waconia, MN 55387

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