Merit Health Central

51%

Patients that would definitely recommend
19% lower 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

13 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
  • 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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59%

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

51%

Would definitely recommend
19% lower than the national average

Merit Health Central

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%79%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Merit Health Central

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%71%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Natalie is the consummate professional. She answers all your questions and make you feel special. I would recommend to everyone. She is thoughtful, caring and seek answers to your complaints.

Mary Nelums Sep 16 2021

Review for Dr. Brookins-Reddix

Dr Smith-Vaniz has been my Doctor for over 45 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to his patients. He continues to practice because he cares for his patients

Sep 01 2021

Review for Dr. Smith-Vaniz

Gives an explanation of everything he would like for you to try/do. I find him Empathetic. Unusual to have a one Doctor office it’s great and everyone is very nice.

Sep 01 2021

Review for Dr. Sheffield

Excellent visit & staff was very professional.

Dr. Efrem Warren, ACHE, FIIAS Aug 06 2021

Review for Dr. Davis

Helped tremendously. So glad i was referred to this physician

Bettye Davison Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Weldon

Location

Merit Health Central

1850 Chadwick Dr, Jackson, MS 39204

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