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University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is a medical facility located in Ashland, OH. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

70%

Patient Experience Rating

1% 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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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

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

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

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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79%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% higher than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend

1% higher than the national average

University Hospitals Samaritan 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%80%78%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%85%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%74%63%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%50%

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%59%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%82%71%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Tomchak was my primary physician for more than 25 years, and I was so sad to see that he moved from my area but happy that he will get to be near more of his family. I first came to Dr. Tomchak over 25 years ago as a young man struggling with some health problems. There are few people in my...

Eric Jun 27 2024

Review for Dr. Tomchak

She is wonderful and caring. Everyone in the office are amazing.

Vicky Vest Jun 25 2024

Review for Dr. Fascione

Good work ethic in staying over very late to help me. Did a great job explaining everything. Compassionate with great bedside manner. Very concerned for me. Highly recommended.

Jun 20 2024

Review for Dr. Bayissa

Dr. Gordon belittled my chronic condition and disability because of my young age. He Insinuated that I was making up the severity of my pain and my condition. He was not attentive to my past records and simply wrote me off as lazy for my lack of ability.

Jun 18 2024

Review for Dr. Gordon

I had a rotator cuff repair by Dr Noel and Michelle Kilbane PA. Very good crew from office staff, to medical support staff, to the surgeons and physical therapy post-op care. Best I have ever received care from. You would do yourself and your well being a huge benefit by soliciting care from this...

Robert Cox Jun 06 2024

Review for Dr. Noel

Location

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center

1025 Center St, Ashland OH 44805

CallDirections

(419) 289-0491

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center located?

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is located at 1025 Center St, Ashland, OH 44805. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ in the past two years.

Is University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center highly rated with patients?

79% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center?

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How does University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1025 Center St

Ashland, OH 44805

Directions

(419) 289-0491