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Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a medical facility located in Portsmouth, NH. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

62%

Patient Experience Rating

2% lower 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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

2 ratings were better than expected

10 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As 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

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2024

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

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

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

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

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

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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62%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% lower than the national average

62%

Would definitely recommend

2% lower than the national average

Portsmouth Regional Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%48%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%47%

Portsmouth Regional Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Schultz has been my OCP for a very long time. She is compassionate, through & has been a wonderful advocate for my health. FIve years ago I tried to wiggle out of an pelvic exam & she insisted, stating I was there & it was important. Based on her diligence the exam resulted in finding out I...

May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Schultze

Saw Brian for my 6 week post surgery follow up. He answered my questions thoroughly and completely same as with my last surgery. Very professional and personable.

May 14 2024

Review for Brian Barry

He answered all my questions and more. Did an awesome job with the procedure.

Bill May 14 2024

Review for Dr. Lehn

I was scared I had injured my shoulder from just having the surgery .Brian was very encouraging and took the time to really make sure everything was ok! I appreciate the fact that he took the time to see me! Thank you sooo much!!

Karen Robinson May 11 2024

Review for Brian Barry

I have had shoulder issues for the past year, I saw two previous doctors who misdiagnosed me and recommended cortisone injections or short term disability as my options (I am mid 20s and did not want to do that). Dr Kirsch figured out the problem within a few minutes of listening to my symptoms and...

May 11 2024

Review for Dr. Kirsch

Location

Portsmouth Regional Hospital

333 Borthwick Ave, Portsmouth NH 03801

CallDirections

(603) 436-5110

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Portsmouth Regional Hospital located?

Portsmouth Regional Hospital is located at 333 Borthwick Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Portsmouth Regional Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Portsmouth Regional Hospital has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

Is Portsmouth Regional Hospital highly rated with patients?

62% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Portsmouth Regional Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Portsmouth Regional Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Portsmouth Regional Hospital profile..

How does Portsmouth Regional Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

333 Borthwick Ave

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Directions

(603) 436-5110