Northern Regional Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Northern Regional Hospital is a medical facility located in Mount Airy, NC. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.


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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

11 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
  • 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
5% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Northern Regional 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


Northern Regional 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

Highly recommend! I got an appointment quickly for a problem. Staff was friendly. Was seen on time. Dr. Ringeman has a great bedside manner. Very pleased with my visit!

Jennifer Cerny Nov 11 2021

Review for Dr. Ringeman

Has trouble with staff that do not keep up with pharmacy prescription .this is the second time. On call staff question patients about why they are calling then blame patient when it was there own office delays.

Reefman52 Oct 30 2021

Review for Dr. Vybiral

My second visit with Dr Hill! He is professional! Concerned … which you don’t see much of that any longer…

B Collins Aug 28 2021

Review for Dr. Hill

Ron Jones Aug 27 2021

Review for Dr. Rais-Reynolds

Michael Tucker Aug 19 2021

Review for Dr. Rais-Reynolds


Northern Regional Hospital

830 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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