Merrick Medical Center

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher 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

4 ratings were as expected

  • 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
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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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Merrick 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%87%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%80%66%

Merrick Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Dugas is an excellent doctor. He is the surgeon to see for orthopedic problems.

Mark Hall Dec 04 2021

Review for Dr. Dugas

Very clearly answers questions. Appears always glad to see me. Makes me feel welcome.

Lynna G. C. Nov 16 2021

Review for Dr. Seifert

Jeremy E. Nov 15 2021

Review for Dr. Seifert

really great

Richard Y. Nov 04 2021

Review for Dr. Seifert

It was a very good experience from check in to final visit. the staff is wonderful and helpful.

M W. Oct 25 2021

Review for Dr. Seifert

Location

Merrick Medical Center

1715 26th St, Central City, NE 68826

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