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Summa Health System-Akron Campus

Summa Health System-Akron Campus is a medical facility located in Akron, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

69%

Patient Experience Rating

5% higher than the national average

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 50 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2024)

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 Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2024)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

1 rating was better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2024, 2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2024

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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

4% higher than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend

5% higher than the national average

Summa Health System-Akron Campus

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%56%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

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%49%47%

Summa Health System-Akron Campus

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%51%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Superb physician Explained everything Staff was excellent

Jul 11 2024

Review for Dr. Taliwal

He takes time to explain what he expects and sits down and listen

Samuel Hernandez Jul 10 2024

Review for Dr. Coney

I've been a patient of Dr. Coney's since October of 2023. Initially I was seen due to an RVO and complete blindness in one eye. As a young middle aged man, this was no doubt pretty concerning. Dr. Coney took the time to explain my situation and possible short term solution(s). I am now on the...

JS Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Coney

Dr. Taliwal and the staff at Crystal Clinic have been great! Dr. Taliwal has been a wonderful consummate and kind spinal specialist doctor. I am thankful for his skill and knowledge for the spinal fusion surgery he performed on me. I recommend him.

Susan Seebacher Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Taliwal

I began seeing Dr. A in 2020 for stage 3 prolapse issues. I highly recommend this doctor! He resolved my issues and the follow-up visits were very good in his Poland office. Another procedure was completed in 2023 with good results. His bedside manner is wonderful and he takes the time to...

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Apostolis

Location

Summa Health System-Akron Campus

141 N Forge St, Akron OH 44304

CallDirections

(330) 375-3000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Summa Health System-Akron Campus located?

Summa Health System-Akron Campus is located at 141 N Forge St, Akron, OH 44304. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Summa Health System-Akron Campus won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Summa Health System-Akron Campus has been awarded with America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and 11 more in the past two years.

Is Summa Health System-Akron Campus highly rated with patients?

69% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Summa Health System-Akron Campus score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Summa Health System-Akron Campus?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Summa Health System-Akron Campus profile..

How does Summa Health System-Akron Campus rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

141 N Forge St

Akron, OH 44304

Directions

(330) 375-3000