Willamette Valley Medical Center

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average


Willamette Valley Medical Center is a medical facility located in McMinnville, OR. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Willamette Valley 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%87%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%87%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%76%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%60%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%79%66%

Willamette Valley Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Tycast is what I wish all of my doctors could be when I see them. Caring and knowledgeable but explains in regular guy terms.

Mabon Cornwell Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Cody Johnson Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. James

Always convenient.

Jim Grant Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Very professional and pleasant.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr Schiele was very compassionate with me and my symptoms. Extremely thorough.

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Schiele

Wonderful person and excellent physician! Thank you for the excellent care for over nine years. I wish Dr. Pitre all the very best in his well earned retirement.

Grateful Patient Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Pitre

Very pleasant and caring attitude.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Gerber

Dr Higa is an effective and attentive practitioner.

Amy Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

Very happy with Dr. Griffiths treatment and plan for my nephrology issues. He clearly explains everything and followup is 100%. Highly recommend this very competent physician.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Griffiths

As always I receive the best care.

As always I receive the Best of care. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Promising pre op visit

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

Dr. Tycast is always very personable, takes the time with you, and is always willing to answer questions.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr Tycast is very thorough and stays on top of testing

George Pie May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Great experience. Dr. Tycast is a competent and caring professional

Bill May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr Tycast connects well, listens well, and communicates his expertise well—he’s exactly what I hope for in an MD. His support team is friendly and responsive.

Tim F., Newberg May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr Ebeid Has the best care pratise in Yamhill county and beyond. When I asked my health care provider he looked at me as if I was a junkie. There are no Doctors that will help you. Except Dr Ebeid . Im 77 years old and need pain meds. Thank you Dr Ebeid John

John Lessard May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ebeid

I finally feel the best after the injection on my back. I had been seeing a few docs in town but I can say that I finally found the best doctor in town. Thank you Dr. Chen!

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

Terrible. No bedside manner. Did not inform nursing staff he was coming to talk to patient with bad news. Was not positive about treatment. Overall terrible

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kang

My experience with Dr. Eriksen has been great. She is very interested in my health care. If she is not sure she will send to a specialist. Been with her for many years.

Mary May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Eriksen

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Calvert

This man is a dictator. Do what I say and I will refer you to transplant, Do not question me, or I wont... this is his way of treating patients

May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Khoury

Very good visit. The office staff are cordial and professional. Dr. Tycast is an outstanding doctor. He is an exceptionally good listener and provided the information I need going forward.

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Chuckler Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Schiele

Dr. Hugs is very professional and relaxed. He answered all my questions and informed me of things I didn’t know about. I can’t wait to begin my 6 month program with him to get surgery for weight loss.

Jamie Lee Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

It was a pleasure to have such a professional take care of my needs when I got run down by a truck.

Benjamin L Unger Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Thornton

Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Nelson

Patient, answers questions, doesn't talk down, did good work on my 2 surgeries. Good office staff

Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

No complaints from me. Everything went fine. My appointment was a short 3 month follow up.

Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

I rarely need to see the doctor, but whenever I have I've been very pleased with the care I've received. He is attentive, explains things well and answers my questions.

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Calvert

Even though we had an appointment for some reason the Office did not have it on their schedule. Dr. Tycast worked us into his schedule and gave us a good review of my recent PET Scan. He took the time to answer out questions and concerns

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

They have one of those Keurig machines in the waiting room with coffee. Who can complain about an attitude and service like that?

Mike Morris Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Professional, caring, pleasant office, good vibe.

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Diesburg

Dr. Evans is very good at communicating his diagnoses and listening to my concerns. Unlike a previous cardiologist, he doesn't pooh-pooh my concerns or my personal take on medicines I'm prescribed. One of the most professional and caring doctors I've experienced.

Steve F. Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Evans

Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Merchant

( I have not received any treatment from DR. Hurty Jan 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hurty

Yearly visit and update of medications. Went great.

Eugene Waibel Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tycast

Everyone was so pleasant from the receptionist to the radiology tech to Dr Rains and the student! Dr Rains suggested a few treatment plans and combinations and we discussed the pros and cons of each. I offered my preference and he agreed. Easy to talk to, clear and direct.

Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Rains

Karleen J Booth Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. Zald

Paula Dec 19 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

Doctor Hurty doesn't rush you. He takes the time to make sure that you are properly taken care of. He thinks through the best options for me. He is kind. He is cost effective, and helps minimize the cost of medication when possible.

Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

I love Dr. Hurty! When I had some scary health concerns, he was reassuring, and actually cared about making me well again. The staff are kind and quick as well.

Gethsemane Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

Excellent care, kind staff, short wait times.

Jael Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

A happy patient Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Hurty

Dr. Tycast was very helpful and welcoming. Staff was great as well, highly recommend

Greg Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Excellent bedside manners. Made my feel comfortable knowing I was in good hands.

Kathleen Gordon Dec 09 2019

Review for Dr. Schiele

I’m sorry to see him go. I hope he enjoys his retirement.

Dec 05 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Compassionate, knowledgeable, patient and diligent are only a few of the words that describe Dr. Thomas Pitre. He is a truly remarkable medical practitioner, truly dedicated to the healing profession and to his patients.

Gerald McAfee Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

The visit was great. Sorry to hear Dr. Pitre is retiring. His guidance and easy going manner will be missed.

Judson Hyatt Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Mohamad

Robert Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Gerber

A routine check-up. No problems, everything went well.

Gary Brownlee Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

I do know that he is retiring. His care over the years has been outstanding.

Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

SHanson Nov 11 2019

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

It was awesome. Love Dr. Pitre.

CJ Jones Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Dr. Tycast is very understanding and concerned about you issues. He explains things in language that the normal person understands.

Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr.Merchant has always understood my health issues and is very kind, professional and respond very quickly.

Teresa Lee Hansen Nov 06 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

very professional, clearly explains everything. very personable

Dean Moxley Nov 06 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Excellent!

Pat Pillar Nov 01 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Very pleasant and informative

Charlie Harper Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

So far so good. I have seen 3 different bariatric surgery/seminars. Dr Higa by far surpasses the expectations of being more personal and making me feel like I'm a person and not just a table for money. I will be returning after my procedure for updates.

Ms Suaurez Oct 13 2019

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

Oct 12 2019

Review for Dr. Ostovar

This is the second time I have been referred to Dr. Tycast for kidney stones. He always seems very concerned about his patient and gives you trust in him as your physician.

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr. Ebeid is a wonderful doctor. He's kind, patience, caring, and is willing to listen to you regarding your pain. He wants you to be able to live life to its fullest and will help you explore options to get there! I highly recommend him and his PA, Alexis! She's just as amazing!

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Ebeid

Excellent experience with Dr. T. Very clear on his explanations and gave me some great information and insight.

JT Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Outstanding thank you very much

Don Sasse in Newberg, OR - Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Expresses real concern for his patient. Explains clearly and thoroughly and never rushes through a visit.

Rich F Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

I enjoyed meeting Dr. Tycast. He seemed to be aware of my concerns for a woman of my age. I am looking forward to seeing him again after my tests are done and see what he has to suggest

M. Edith Girouard Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

I was a patient to Dr Merchant couple of years and have been very satisfied with the care and attention that I have received.” “I want to express my sincere appreciation for the promptness and professional care given and my experience at this facility was of the quickest and best I have ever seen.

CGT Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

Great except call backs

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Khoury

I was greeted promptly and was back in an exam room within minutes of checking in. Dr. Tycast is friendly and takes the time to listen to his patients.

Jennifer Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

Wonderful as usual. I echo: Happy for him that he is retiring. Sad to lose him.

Dale Schwartz Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

I was a patient to Dr. Merchant for 2 years. She is very knowledgeable and listen to our problems calmly. She has treated me very well. I am very happy to have her as my physician. I would recommend her to any person.

Renuka Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

Excellent care very professional doctor

Dan Riazuddin Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

Very Professional

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

john callhan Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. MacAsa

brian C Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. Nelson

Dr. Evans is professional and certainly treated me with understanding and encouragement. I am only sorry that he no longer comes out to McMinnville as getting in to Portland is more difficult. In spite of the difficulty I have stayed with him and do the traveling. It's worth it.

Joyce Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Evans

Great

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Sue M Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Higa Sansone

As usual, my visit was on time, the staff was pleasant and it was informative.

Tim Alderman Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Prompt service. Important information. No wait.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Top notch! He has performed two surgeries for me. Always the best care!

Aug 24 2019

Review for Dr. Lavelle

Dr. Tycast is a great, down to earth Doctor. I would love to have him as my primary care doctor.

Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Very nice Doctor, and very knowledgable and he communicated very well. Staff was friendly. They even spent time locating another doctor for additional testing as opposed to just giving me phone numbers to call.

Aug 20 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Good

Bert Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Lavelle

Nathan Aug 08 2019

Review for Dr. Tycast

Dr. Lavelle and his office were extremely professional and responsive to my medical needs. I was treated in a competent, friendly, informative manner, which put me at ease.

Steven Bustamante Aug 08 2019

Review for Dr. Lavelle

He has cared for me for many years beyond expectations. I shall miss him!

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Excellent

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Dr. Pitre took time to explain my health issue and what the course of treatment/diagnosis would be. He was professional and understanding of my concerns.

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Pitre

Laurie K. Jul 29 2019

Review for Sandra Stryker

She was terrible. How did she become a doctor is surprising to us. Her nurse or reception was more knowledgeable and nice. Never again in this clinic and this doctor

Margaret Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Merchant

Location

Willamette Valley Medical Center

2700 SE Stratus Ave, McMinnville, OR 97128

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