Licking Memorial Hospital

61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Licking Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%78%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%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Licking Memorial Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I love Dr. Guinn, he is caring and takes plenty of time with you and answers all of your questions. I highly recommend Dr. Guinn!! He has a great staff as well!

M.Mosley May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Guinn

Judy Rhodes May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kirkpatrick

Excellent. Wise. Works fast and SMART. Ethical. Dependable. THE BEST>

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Beech

Dr. Woodlief is the kindest and most compassionate doctor I have ever had. He listens to what I say and I never feel rushed. I know I am receiving first class, quality care. His nurse Hazel, is an extra bonus.

Mary May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr. Campbell has been my doctor for many years. He always treats me well. I wouldn't have another doctor. I trust Him.

Delora Evans May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Dr. Stainbrook is wonderful. He puts the pieces of your health puzzle together and gets you on the right track to feeling better!

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Stainbrook

Dr Bartnick really takes the time to talk to you about your health. He is very personable and thorough. He is an excellent doc! He also does a good job of follow through and making sure you stay on track.

Ginger May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bartnick

She suggested one of the medicines that the VA had me on was causing my low testosterone, VA doctors never once mentioned that. I am now off of it and feel like I am getting better.

Edward C Rhyan May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Karres

Robert V May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Dr. Woofter has served as the President of an extremely far right political organization. Just FYI.

Michael Dubay May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Woofter

Terrible service, never on time for a visit, not by 10 minutes I’ve personally had to wait an hour before , receptionists are awful and very rude

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Raiser

I have been going to Dr. Timson for the last 7yrs. I’ve never once been bullied into any medications or vaccinations. I’ve also never had a bad experience with her PA, Dr. Joan. Both have treated me professional and courteous at every visit. Highly recommend! John D

John Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Timson

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mueller

Dr h is the greatest

Johna Raye Richard Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Haggenjos

Very smart, patient and kind. Always listens and takes his time. Very pleased

Cindy Mays-DeHays Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Jordan Spatt Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Smith-Silone

Tree Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Timson

Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Abad

Dr woodleif, is kind, thorough and smart. Excellent listener with a calm manner. Highly recommend.

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr. Woodlief is a very good doctor.I don't feel rushed when he comes in the room. He cares about his patients and I would refer him to anyone.

Sherrie Williams Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

if i had listened to this quack I would have been dead 15 years ago. she is a danger to the profession I would do a 0 star rating but you had to choose a star

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Whisman

If you're looking for a good position I would highly recommend dr. John Abad

Pam McCoy Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Abad

I just love him. I went to him when he was in Newark and followed him to Westerville. Im 52 and he is simply the best Dr. I have ever had!

Melinda F. Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Abad

If you want a thorough, timely, respectful physician to care for you, this is the Doctor for you.

Mary E. Mendicino Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Schaeffer

Nick T Columbus Ohio Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Oberlander

Couldn't recommend Dr. Guan to anyone

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Guan

Brenda M. Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Manocha

Jim Workman Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Westerheide

Carla Wickline-Shorts Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

He is very caring and thorough. He listens to me and includes my concerns in his diagnosis and treatment plan!

Freddi Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Rude. Dismissive. Pompous. Judgemental.

Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Venkata

Love him. He always takes the time to listen. And he makes it very easy to talk to him.

Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Abad

It was exceptionally well. He is always at the ready to listen beyond just medicine.

Jan 19 2020

Review for Dr. Abad

Bonnie S. Fultz Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Cowan

Renee Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Beech

Mynxiein Whitehall, OH - Jan 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hopkins

Barbara Miller Dec 26 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dec 23 2019

Review for Dr. Stallworth

He just always so caring know what he is doing

Dec 17 2019

Review for Dr. Haggenjos

Dec 07 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Find Dr. Abad to be thorough and interested in keeping me healthy

Nov 29 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Tara Casillas Nov 26 2019

Review for Dr. Manocha

Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Geiger

Very personable and takes his time to explain and talk to you about your issues

Cooperider T. Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Perry Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Yablonski

I came in as an emergency visit. I was pleasantly received without the feeling that I was interrupting their schedule. Dr. Owens was incredible kind, thorough, and very informative. She was also very sensitive to my condition and concerns. I'm so blessed to have been referred to her.

Helen Petry Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Owens

All the doctors at this office are incredible. Dr. Abad has a great personality and takes his time and answers all your questions. Great doctor

Mark Nov 10 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

A wonderful doctor! He listens! Very caring! Started as a patient at 35. Now 77 yrs old. I would highly recommend him!

Barbara Wolcott Nov 07 2019

Review for Dr. Brogan

I was referred to Dr Herbert for possible Lyme disease by my family doctor. Even though I had the bullseye rash and symptoms of Lyme disease due to testing negative in blood test he rejected seeing me!!

Mike Gloyd Nov 01 2019

Review for Dr. Herbert

I questioned his prescribed meds to me, and then he agreed on a lesser dose since tests were incomplete. Seemed like he was unsure what to prescribe until I went over a few options with him.

Oct 26 2019

Review for Dr. Finley

Florence T. Hortz Oct 24 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr Greathouse is wonderful. I am always treated with caring and concern. I never spend more than 10 minutes waiting to see her and they always try to schedule my appointments around my schedule. Great Doctor!

Raylene R Gaston Oct 24 2019

Review for Dr. Greathouse

Completely happy with the care I receive from Dr. Woodlief.

Linda Smith Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr. Woodlief was very thorough with his examination at my wellness check-up. I appreciate his kind manner and professionalism. His staff is also excellent.

Linda Woodward Oct 19 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

I saw Dr Abad at another practice years ago and am so happy to reconnect with him. He actually talks to me, concerns himself with my whole health, and cares about me as a person.

Oct 18 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Dr. Manocha has truly made life better for me. He listens and really cares about his patients. I have been coming to him for many years now and I am so thankful to have a doctor who gives me the time and attention I need. A great big thank you to him and his wonderful staff

Harriet S. Oct 13 2019

Review for Dr. Manocha

Painless flu shot.

Leo Oct 12 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Whetstone

JOHNSTOWN RESIDENT Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Stewart

Dr Abad is very knowledgeable and creative in recomending solutions

Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Dr. Woodlief is a very talented professional. He is thorough, explains everything well and never rushes the visit.

MikeC. Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Manocha

Very happy to get to know Dr. Martin. willing to listen to you and talks so you can understand what's going on. Went to him when my primary Doctor was on sick leave. If I have to I will continue with him.

Shirley Sep 24 2019

Review for Dr. Martin

Been seeing Doctor Abad for a couple years. Very good doctor that cares and listens.

Duane W Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

He is a doctor that listens to his patients and works with them on what they can afford to meet the health needs. I would not want to have anyone else for my doctor. I have been seeing him for over 15 years. The best doctor ever.

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

I have thoroughly enjoyed being a patient of Dr,Quisno She is very professional & thorough . I go to her in Sunbury Ohio

Kay Martin Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Quisno

Never actually saw this doctor - The receptionist was so rude and condescending that I just walked out. She literally screamed at me for stepping across an imaginary like into her "space" I guess. As I walked out she hollered some smart remark - NOT recommended!

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Ray

shailanicole24 Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Timson

Great follow up

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Good friendly country doctor. Sometimes you wait in his waiting room kinda long.

Kakaratto Jul 28 2019

Review for Dr. Miller

Always enjoy going to Dr Abad. Very thorough and friendly and cares about his patients.

Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

Dr Kidwell performed an ablation for me 10 years ago and I was extremely satisfied. I had met with other cardiologists prior to my consultation, and I was highly confident I found the right dr for me. I would definitely recommend him to others

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Kidwell

Dr. Morris was extremely personable. He is very thorough in my examination. I appreciate that Dr. Morris took the time to hear my concerns.

TT Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Morris

I had a very pleasant experience w/Dr. Woodlief. He is very thorough with his exam and he answers all of my questions. I’ve been seeing him for a lot of years.

Jeri Casolino Jun 28 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr. Woodlief listens and he cares. He always says he treats his patients as he would his family. I believe that. I cannot imagine going to anyone else.

Joyin Newark, OH - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

He is an excellent, exceptionally knowledgeable, caring physician. I highly recommend him.

Jun 26 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Good doctor. I just wish his nurse, Hazel could be more pleasant. She doesn't do much to put a patient as ease.

Blacklick - Jun 24 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr. Woodlief is truly a doctor Who personifies the true meaning of helping and healing. He listens, he responds, and he cares. I can’t imagine ever trusting another with my concerns and health as I do Dr. Woodlief.

Lois Beery Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Columbus - Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Brogan

Wand Carr (Carol Young) Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Zochowski

Quick accurate and very friendly. Listened to my symptoms and had me out in less than an hour.

Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Abad

John G. Fahrenbachin Columbus, OH - Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Kirkpatrick

I have recommended Dr. Woodlief to a number of friends & family. I feel very comfortable with Dr. Woodlief He always takes time to listen & is very thorough.

Thereasa Murphy in St. Louisville , OH - Jun 09 2019

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Even after my insurance changed and I had to see someone else- I ended up coming back to her! The care is very personalized she remembers me each time I feel confident and I trust her judgment. I have had nothing but great experiences with her.

Jerika Z Jun 06 2019

Review for Dr. Lenko

Excellent care, takes his time, explains everything I ask without hesitation. Would highly recommend him to any family or friends to be their primary care physician.

May 31 2019

Review for Dr. Fatehchand

Not a long wait, Dr. Winterhalter is very professional and thorough!

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Winterhalter

Listens to you. Takes her time with you . I love the office visits with her. Super nice

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Smith

May 13 2019

Review for Dr. Kirkpatrick

May 10 2019

Review for Dr. Terlecky

everyone was very professional, and on time today. everyone was polite as well.

May 08 2019

Review for Dr. Hagele

May 06 2019

Review for Dr. Vargo

Extremely pleasant and professional Dr and staff.

May 06 2019

Review for Dr. Hagele

reat visit

May 03 2019

Review for Dr. Hagele

Dr. Hagele is a very patient and kind doctor.

May 02 2019

Review for Dr. Hagele

She was not a good fit for me. Seemed cynical. Talked to me like I was a child. A bit too cool for me. Didn’t listen to my concerns. No compassion. I will not be returning to her. A friend warned me about her and now I have saw first hand

May 01 2019

Review for Dr. Miller

Location

Licking Memorial Hospital

1320 W Main St, Newark, OH 43055