Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

59%

Patients that would definitely recommend
11% lower than the national average


Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital is a medical facility located in Youngstown, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2022, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

4 ratings were better than 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

6 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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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60%

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

59%

Would definitely recommend
11% lower than the national average

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

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%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%45%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%59%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I rate Dr. Cuckavich a five star rating. He listens to what the patient has to say. He is in no hurry to grab that door knob. The staff is very nice and caring to. He does not push the pills which I applaud that in a doctor these days. Very caring doctor.

Kathleen Jones Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Cuckovich

Franklin Flowers Oct 19 2021

Review for Dr. Derosa

Has been my doctor for a lot of years. Never too busy to listen and try to find the problem .

Oct 13 2021

Review for Dr. Gianetti

Oct 12 2021

Review for Tammy Daugherty

Plain rude to patients and his staff. Would give negative stars if able.

Oct 11 2021

Review for Dr. Barton

Location

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

1044 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, OH 44504

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