Salem Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Salem Hospital is a medical facility located in Salem, OR. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.


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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Salem Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Salem Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

failed hernia surgery, am in constant pain when there was no pain before the surgery doctor is not interested in finding out what he did wrong, just suggests masking pain with drugs

Nov 17 2021

Review for Dr. Dozier

Nov 12 2021

Review for Dr. Graven

Nov 04 2021

Review for Dr. Leonard

Went for a consult on electrical issues. Felt dismissed, belittled, and was treated like a pill seeker even though I never once asked for a script. Got the impression because I’m not an average case he didn’t want to deal with me at all.

Oct 28 2021

Review for Dr. Leichman

I am completely satisfied with the clinic and the staff

Phyllis Hewitt Oct 27 2021

Review for Dr. Skarada


Salem Hospital

890 Oak St SE, Salem, OR 97301

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