Akron General Medical Center

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average


Akron General Medical Center is a medical facility located in Akron, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Akron General Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Akron General Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Kim Cline Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Schweikert

pretty good

Four Half Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Fede IV

Dr. Sheppard listens and treats me with respect; includes me in the plan of my healthcare instead of just dictating my care. He takes his time at each visit and I never feel as if my multiple questions annoy him.

TBH Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Sheppard

Dr. Schweikert is an excellent physician. He is very knowledgeable. He listens, and explains your condition and answers your questions. He is kind and takes time with you. He also has an excellent and helpful staff.

Karen K Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Schweikert

Dr. Schweikert is an excellent physician. He is very knowledgeable, listens and explains condition and answers questions. He is kind and takes time with you. He also has an excellent staff.

Karen K Jul 25 2021

Review for Dr. Schweikert

Location

Akron General Medical Center

1 Akron General Ave, Akron, OH 44307

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