Mid-columbia Medical Center

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% lower 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
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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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average

Mid-columbia 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%82%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%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%74%66%

Mid-columbia Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Two level fusion with great results. Great skill and personality

Jim Apr 29 2021

Review for Dr. Hiratzka

Linda K Apr 11 2021

Review for Dr. Hiratzka

Mar 30 2021

Review for Dr. Hiratzka

Very helpful. Awesome care. Super bedside manner, and customer care. Cannot thank them enough for extraordinary care. Very helpful throughout the ordeal of major surgery, and recovery.

Kurtis Wagner Mar 12 2021

Review for Dr. Hiratzka

Dr. Hiratzka was knowledgeable and responsive to my questions and concerns. He and his staff were easy to work with and helped navigate the insurance process. My surgery went great, I had excellent support afterwards. Dr. Hiratzka and his team are some of the best doctors I've ever worked with.

Marji Feb 25 2021

Review for Dr. Hiratzka

Location

Mid-columbia Medical Center

1700 E 19th St, The Dalles, OR 97058

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