SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Jefferson City

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Jefferson City is a medical facility located in Jefferson City, MO. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Stroke Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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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79%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Jefferson City

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%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%60%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%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Jefferson City

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%67%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

All of my appointments with Dr Howard went well. She was informative and made me feel at ease. Surgery went smoothly and I am pleased with the result. I plan to have her do an additional procedure soon.

Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

Sondra Allen Aug 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mettu

Paula Wilson Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

Extended wait time, got impression he only values his time, disagreed with patient’s knowledge and understanding, unnecessary follow up appointments scheduled.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lapointe

Excellent doctor, very in tune with individual needs, good communicator, calm in emergency situations

Tanya Rhine Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sanders

Dr. Kiekhaefer is rude, she doesnt listen to her patients, and its always a struggle to get her to fill your medications. There are times that I.have had to go without my medicine because she does not fill it in a timely manner.

Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Kiekhaefer

Dr. Vogt is very caring and understanding. Always takes the time to go the wxtra mile. He has helped me a lot.

Stephanie Cortvrient Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Vogt

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Coats

Cheryl Barbero May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Ashleycw93 May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Stephens

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Brayfield

Fantastic doctor and office staff! Dr Folz has been extremely thorough and compassionate in treating me for a spinal cord injury I sustained in 2009. His office staff is consistently professional and friendly.

Linda Kilpatrick Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Folz

Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Coats

Surgical repair for ruptured esophagus. I was very well cared for. Exceptional diagnosis and treatment for a life threatening incident.

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Walker

Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. McDonald

Skip Sharples Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Echelmeyer

Dr. Howard was thorough and helpful. She cared abou her patient beyond their procedures. She explained all the pros and cons of the procedure and follow up with me after surgery.

Annmarie Jan 19 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

Terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

Outstanding! Caring and through. Informative and helpful

Kathy Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. Blanchard

Chase Balcom Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Galbraith

Not good Wrong test results sent to medicare.Revised ones never sent after several calls.Very disappointed with the MD and staff. No one seems to take time to understand why you do what you do.Not good.

Dec 15 2019

Review for Dr. Rauba

Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Vaden

Nancy Snellen Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Johnson

One of the finest doctors in the United States!!

Gina Lauf in Jefferson City, MO - Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Dudenhoeffer

Deborah Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Younker

Very informative. walked us thru the surgery after it was over and calmed our fears

Julie Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Coats

Dr Sides has been my Rheumatologist for several years now. He is always keeping up with new info.

NABilzing Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Sides

My wife had a softball-sized mass removed from her colon and her colon reattached same surgery (thankfully). Dr. Vaden was impressive in her understanding and explanation of the body system, the surgery performed, and what it would take for healing ...

Nov 11 2019

Review for Dr. Vaden

Nov 07 2019

Review for Dr. Robbins

Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. Case

He may be a good surgeon but I'll never go back. He spoke down to me like I was illiterate. Gave me sharp answers. It's pretty bad when even other doctors talk about what a big head he has.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Lehmen

Rick Cook Sep 24 2019

Review for Dr. Kolb

Thanks Dr West for excellent care while traveling !

Penny B Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. West

A young adult with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and co-m Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Sporleder

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Galbraith

An excellent experience. He is kind, gentle, and understanding. Explains things very thoroughly.

Gail Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Stephens

Dr Strong did surgery on my 2 relatives broken bones in their feet and he did great! Much better than the other rude bone doctor in Jefferson City! I would highly recommend Dr Strong!

Jul 29 2019

Review for Dr. Strong

Dr. Berendzen is very friendly and I feel comfortable working with her! She is more than welcome to answer any questions that I have, however, as I am seeing her for my first pregnancy I wish she would be more informative on what to expect. If I don’t ask it is not discussed.

Jul 15 2019

Review for Dr. Berendzen

Mary Mefford---Henley missouri Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Dundulis

Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Pearson

Jan Yeager Jun 26 2019

Review for Dr. Petersen

Jun 25 2019

Review for Dr. Thompson

WALTER SHANK Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Mettu

Dr. Petersen is an outstanding surgeon. I had surgery about a month ago she was right there with me every step of the way. She also has a great staff, very friendly!! I would recommend her to any one that wants great surgical outcomes.

Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Petersen

Dr. Thompson seems knowledgeable, but seemed in a hurry to leave the room while I was still wondering why I was experiencing hearing loss and why we couldn’t solve the problem sooner.

May 14 2019

Review for Dr. Thompson

Outstanding Doctor

May 12 2019

Review for Dr. Petersen

May 10 2019

Review for Dr. Sporleder

Dr. Severance is one of the best physicians I have been to, great sense of humor and willing to take the time needed for treatment.

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Severance

I saw this doctor 1 time in a hospital, a bad test result came back , and then dropped me, what kind of a doctor is this, so much for the oath of healing people

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Wang

I’m a young college student with an ongoing chronic sinusitis, allergies, and nasal polyps. Dr. Thompson always takes the time to go over things and explain them. I’ve had one surgery with him. His staff are always helpful and nice.

Apr 24 2019

Review for Dr. Thompson

DR WANG treated me with finest I have ever at this Hospital Capital Region medical center

Apr 20 2019

Review for Dr. Wang

Met the doctor today,very impressed with his skills and knowledge

Apr 16 2019

Review for Dr. Trulson

T. Downs in Jefferson City, MO - Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Snyder

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Galbraith

I've found dr. Carr to be a very caring complete dr. I recommend him to anyone who is looking for a general practitioner

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Carr

The level of care from Dr. Lehman and his staff has been exemplary. Dr. Lehmen showed a deep level of concern for my well being and the surgeries that were required have resulted in both relieving my pain and restoring my ability to function.

Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Lehmen

wounderful doctor that cares

Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Daugherty

Where is Dr Robins now ?? She left SSM in Lake Ozark she is an amazing doctor n I would like to keep seeing her

Mar 08 2019

Review for Dr. Robbins

He is no nonsense and although I found him kind and considerate, he is all business.

Lisa in Fulton, MO - Mar 07 2019

Review for Dr. Seaberg

Sladek in Jefferson City, MO - Feb 21 2019

Review for Dr. Doerhoff

Lehman Pre Surgery Medication for Pain None. Post opp Weak on Proper Pain Medication. Find Yourself Hurting Pre and Post Opp.

Feb 15 2019

Review for Dr. Lehmen

Dr. Caywood has been my family doctor for over 20 years now. He is amazing in all ways. I’ve had many health issues including back issues and he always refers me to the perfect specialist or surgeon. He listens and makes you very comfortable. He is extremely easy to talk to.

Satisified patient of 20 years in Jefferson City , MO - Jan 29 2019

Review for Dr. Caywood

MO - Jan 04 2019

Review for Dr. Petersen

Best general practitioner I've ever had!

John Harris in Jefferson City MO - Dec 05 2018

Review for Dr. Lavery

Dr. Mettu and his staff have worked successfully to improve my sleep for many years. I appreciate his thoroughness in considering all aspects of my stressful work and life as they affect my sleep quality and patterns. My sleep team is top notch and have my loyalty.

Suzanne Taggart in California, MO - Nov 18 2018

Review for Dr. Mettu

Dr Robbins is a caring and skilled physician. He listens well and answers questions completely. He is efficient with time spent with the patient, focusing on the issues that bring me to his office.

Jefferson city, MO - Nov 12 2018

Review for Dr. Robbins

Ginger in Memphis, MO - Nov 07 2018

Review for Dr. Ferris

Don in Versailles, MO - Oct 31 2018

Review for Dr. Sanders

Sarah Donovan in Jefferson City, MO - Oct 25 2018

Review for Dr. Wilson

Camdenton, MO - Oct 12 2018

Review for Dr. Piontek

Excellent doctor.

Diana P. in jefferson city, MO - Oct 11 2018

Review for Dr. Pearson

Dr. Baskar is kind, extremely knowledgeable, and always has as much time as her patient needs. Confident in her own ability, she doesn’t hesitate to refer her patient to a specialist when needed.

N. Miller Oct 05 2018

Review for Dr. Baskar

I have been very pleased with Dr Coats. He was explained my conditioned to me and my family very detailed and has helped us make the appropriate decisions.

Karen McCutcheon in Versailles, MO - Oct 01 2018

Review for Dr. Coats

She is the first doctor I've gone to that really listens.

Nancy Berhorst Sep 19 2018

Review for Dr. Baskar

Very kind and listens to what you have to say.

Sharon in Eldon, MO - Sep 18 2018

Review for Dr. Younker

Customer vs patient in MO - Sep 09 2018

Review for Dr. Strong

Didn’t explains things well and rush my visit. We need good doctors here, but she is not a good one.

Bob in Jefferson City, MO - Sep 01 2018

Review for Dr. Younker

I would not take my pet to him.

Aug 29 2018

Review for Dr. Khojasteh

Dr Morello is a very caring and competant cardiologist.

Lou Hoskins in Eldon, MO - Aug 25 2018

Review for Dr. Morello

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Mettu’s for 10 years. He does a great job. My RLS is under control!

Don in Jefferson City , MO - Jul 20 2018

Review for Dr. Mettu

kaiser - Jul 13 2018

Review for Dr. Lucio

S. Owens in Jefferson City - Jul 02 2018

Review for Dr. Wilson

Amazing doctor! My sleep has never been better. I am full of energy and able to focus. I wish I would have had a sleep study done 10 years ago.

Jul 02 2018

Review for Dr. Mettu

ShellBell13 Jul 01 2018

Review for Dr. Seaberg

Marge talken in Jefferson City , MO - Jun 30 2018

Review for Dr. Mettu

I'm very happy with Dr. Jarbou, he takes time to listen to you and your concerns and will do what he can for the best outcome. I don't ever feel rushed when I see him.

Dana in MO - Jun 21 2018

Review for Dr. Jarbou

I had been with my previous Dr for many years and he retired. So I came in with a bit of bias. I am very a happy with Dr. Babar. She listens to what the issue is and takes very good care of me. My husband is seeing her and he is happy also. I suggest her to anyone who is looking for a good Dr.

Centertown, MO - Jun 19 2018

Review for Dr. Babar

CD in Port St Lucie, FL - Jun 18 2018

Review for Dr. Younker

Easy to talk to, listens, understand the problem, orders appropriate meds and tests as needed! Everyone likes Dr Sporleder!!

Jun 15 2018

Review for Dr. Sporleder

Dave in Jefferson City, MO - May 07 2018

Review for Dr. Mettu

Dr Severance was very helpful. I was dealing with a lot of issues and he helped me with them. Had a good attitude and was patient answering all of my questions.

Bennett in osage beach - May 02 2018

Review for Dr. Severance

Excellent experience with this Dr Piontek. Very pro-active , communicates well and great follow-up.

Mike in LINN CREEK - May 01 2018

Review for Dr. Piontek

May 01 2018

Review for Dr. Strong

Great person very nice but not a high risk doctor or at least her office isn’t high risk friendly. Always hard to eat ahold of someone and have to wait weeks to be seen which when high risk is not ok.

Apr 25 2018

Review for Dr. Nichols

Valerie Mauk in Jefferson City, MO - Apr 11 2018

Review for Dr. Caywood

Location

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Jefferson City

2505 Mission Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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