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Kearney Regional Medical Center

Kearney Regional Medical Center is a medical facility located in Kearney, NE. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

82%

Patient Experience Rating

13% higher than the national average

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™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

12% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend

13% higher than the national average

Kearney Regional Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%63%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%50%

Kearney Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%59%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%71%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Communication from this office including Dr Howe is very unprofessional. Changed my Prostate Biopsy procedure time without any phone call or correspondence. We traveled from out of town, time change was not going to work as my driver I needed to have take me home could not wait another 4 hours they...

Jun 14 2024

Review for Dr. Howe

I saw her in March and waited 7 months to see her. Then she never reviewed my records prior to visit. I called several times for updates after the visit and never heard anything. Then they call today on an appointment that was set 6 months ago to be pushed out another 3 months due to her being so...

May 21 2024

Review for Dr. Doss

Amazing doctor, clear about the procedure, answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. My breasts have never looked better, would recommend 100 times over

Maya May 17 2024

Review for Dr. Atchison

All appointments with Dr. Ernst and staff are addressed

May 16 2024

Review for Dr. Ernst

Very personable and listens very well to my concerns. I also was impressed with how quickly his staff responds to my concerns and was able to get me in to see him in a timely manner. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a personable and professional doc

May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Mashiana

Location

Kearney Regional Medical Center

804 22nd Ave, Kearney NE 68845

CallDirections

(308) 455-3600

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Kearney Regional Medical Center located?

Kearney Regional Medical Center is located at 804 22nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68845. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Kearney Regional Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Kearney Regional Medical Center has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ in the past two years.

Is Kearney Regional Medical Center highly rated with patients?

82% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Kearney Regional Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Kearney Regional Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Kearney Regional Medical Center profile..

How does Kearney Regional Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

804 22nd Ave

Kearney, NE 68845

Directions

(308) 455-3600