Carteret General Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Carteret General Hospital is a medical facility located in Morehead City, NC. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.


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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 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

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Carteret General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Carteret General Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

In November 2020, Dr. McCutcheon gave me some shots to alleviate some long-standing, severe hip pain. I was impressed at the thoroughness and care she and her team exhibited. The shots were a success.

Jan 09 2021

Review for Dr. McCutcheon

Dr. Haskins exceeded all of my expectations. She took the time to educate me about my health as well as leave space for me to ask her questions. It was well worth the wait for an appointment to get booked with her. I wouldn't change a thing!

Rhyan Jan 01 2021

Review for Dr. Haskins

Dr. Haskins always gives me clear informed information, has patience, and is very kind. I love her as my ob/gyn!!!

Saneta Gorham Dec 31 2020

Review for Dr. Haskins

Linnea Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. D'Andrea

very competent caring physician

Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. Marson


Carteret General Hospital

3500 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557

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