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Carteret Health Care

Carteret Health Care is a medical facility located in Morehead City, NC. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.

71%

Patient Experience Rating

7% 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™ (2022)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

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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 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

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

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

As 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

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

8% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend

7% higher than the national average

Carteret Health Care

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%47%

Carteret Health Care

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%66%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Shade is (or has been) the pediatrician for all three of our children. She is keenly attentive to our concerns and shows compassion. My children feel extremely comfortable with her. In fact, my oldest cried when she aged out of pediatric care.When my ex-husband and I divorced, Dr. Shade helped...

Krissy P. Martin Jul 14 2024

Review for Dr. Shade

All the staff makes me feel like my health and care is important to them. They present themselves in a professional but friendly way.

Sherry H. Jul 11 2024

Review for Dr. Campbell

Thorough, thoughtful and overall, super pleasant!

Tara Short Jul 11 2024

Review for Dr. Walsh

Dr. McKenzie listens when I share my concerns or questions. He offers suggestions and we try different solutions that would help alleviate the issues I'm having with exercise asthma. I find him to be thorough and would highly recommend him to anyone who has either exercise asthma or any pulmonary...

Maggie Brienza Jul 11 2024

Review for Dr. McKenzie

Had a great visit the doctor knew exactly what I was referring to was able to diagnose and treatment in office so far so good would definitely recommend

James Gilliam Jul 10 2024

Review for Dr. Frantz

Location

Carteret Health Care

3500 Arendell St, Morehead City NC 28557

CallDirections

(252) 499-6000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Carteret Health Care located?

Carteret Health Care is located at 3500 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Carteret Health Care won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Carteret Health Care has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Carteret Health Care highly rated with patients?

73% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Carteret Health Care score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Carteret Health Care?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Carteret Health Care profile..

How does Carteret Health Care rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

3500 Arendell St

Morehead City, NC 28557

Directions

(252) 499-6000