Southern Ohio Medical Center

71%

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Southern Ohio 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%70%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Southern Ohio Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Quite a bit of miscommunication. Thought it was appropriate to “baby talk” to an adult. I found him quite rude in that aspect.

Jan 14 2021

Review for Dr. Phillips

Very attentive to all my problems.

Denver Jan 01 2021

Review for Dr. Kataria

AH Dec 31 2020

Review for Dr. Esmaeili

Amazing caring doctor

Dec 28 2020

Review for Dr. Esmaeili

Dr. Bentley is a caring and extremely capable surgeon. He has a wonderful manner that sets you at ease. Thanks Dr. Bentley, for a good outcome on my wrist surgery 2 years ago.

Dana Lathrop Nov 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bentley

Location

Southern Ohio Medical Center

1805 27th St, Portsmouth, OH 45662

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