Fulton County Medical Center

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% 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

6 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
  • 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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Fulton County 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%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%85%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%66%

Fulton County 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%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%83%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Buerk performed total right hip replacement on me 6 months ago. The surgery was completely successful. No more pain, no more difficulty walking. Dr. Buerk is very down to earth and easy to talk to.

Chuck Rishel Apr 04 2021

Review for Dr. Buerk

Carla K Mar 23 2021

Review for Dr. Harrison

Dr Joanna Brady is a very caring and compassionate person who is pleasant and truly concerned about her patients. I feel very comfortable in her care as well as her staff. You are always greeted with a smile.

Judith Lane Mar 20 2021

Review for Dr. Brady

Had 2 surgeries previously on my right knee. Dr. Buerk did a Right TKR in November 2016. I love my new knee of 4 years and 4 months.

Leslie Mar 12 2021

Review for Dr. Buerk

Excellent surgeon and care from him and all associated was wonderful.

Mar 04 2021

Review for Dr. Buerk

Location

Fulton County Medical Center

214 Peach Orchard Rd, Mc Connellsburg, PA 17233

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