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Harris Regional Hospital

Harris Regional Hospital is a medical facility located in Sylva, NC. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

66%

Patient Experience Rating

2% 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

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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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

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

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

Equal to the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend

2% higher than the national average

Harris 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%83%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%47%

Harris Regional Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very caring .

Susan Underwood Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Densky

Dr. Brown took the time to explain my condition and test results thoroughly. He also listened to my concerns and did his very best to find a solution that would work for me and was best for my care. He was very knowledgeable. throughout the entire visit.

First time Patient Jul 16 2024

Review for Dr. Brown

Dr Lane is extremely personable and attentive. She gets right to the key questions: your concerns, how you are managing this difficult disease, what things you think are working, and what things you think are not working. After hearing your detailed assessment (and after reviewing vitals,...

T1D-4-50plus Jul 14 2024

Review for Dr. Lane

Dr Garbarino was genuinely interested in my health concern. He did a thorough exam and explained the x-rays to me and what plan of action would’ve taken

Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Garbarino

Messino Cancer Center of Franklin has been great. I have been a patient with them since 2019. They have always been professional and very thorough in treatments and testing. Dr Chay is my doctor at Messino and I’m glad that I’m with him, he has saved my life several times. He has always made me feel...

Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Chay

Location

Harris Regional Hospital

68 Hospital Rd, Sylva NC 28779

CallDirections

(828) 586-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Harris Regional Hospital located?

Harris Regional Hospital is located at 68 Hospital Rd, Sylva, NC 28779. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Harris Regional Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Harris Regional Hospital has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ in the past two years.

Is Harris Regional Hospital highly rated with patients?

65% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Harris Regional Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Harris Regional Hospital?

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

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

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

68 Hospital Rd

Sylva, NC 28779

Directions

(828) 586-7000