Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average


Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center is a medical facility located in Lima, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

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

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019)

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

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

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following 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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71%

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

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Mercy Health - St. Rita's 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%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%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%69%66%

Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I’ve been dealing with him and his staff for about a year and they are all awesome! They listen to you and your concerns and help you in every way they can! Highly recommend

Dec 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sanko

Technically competent and compassionate medical practitioner supported by a wonderful support staff. I highly recommend this doctor.

Dec 01 2020

Review for Dr. Rhoades

Dr St. Clair is the best surgeon ever!!! I have had numerous surgeries on my back and this one has been so easy. I have only taken 5 muscle relaxers during the entire healing process. He is very gentle and kind. I would recomend him to everyone.

Lawurster Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. St Clair

Dr. McNeilan has always given me great care. He never rushes you out the door. He really takes time to listen to concerns and provide the best care possible. GREAT DOCTOR!

Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. McNeilan

Very helpful and pleasant!

Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. Patterson

Location

Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center

730 W Market St, Lima, OH 45801

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