UPMC Passavant - McCandless

76%

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


UPMC Passavant - McCandless is a medical facility located in Pittsburgh, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™, and more.

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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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78%

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

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

UPMC Passavant - McCandless

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%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%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

UPMC Passavant - McCandless

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Yes, very professional and confident. Right to the point yet looks you in the eye as if its personal. The rest of the staff treated me with the same professionalism. Also punctual with appointment!

Patrick Wess Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Jewell

Great job on the replacement...full range of motion. Very pleased. Literally the only downside is that the appointments have been behind 40 minutes to an hour.

Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Emond

We talked about cool shoes and had a good laugh together, this man is the MVP. Best Doctor I’ve ever had.

Nick Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Iozzi

I have found Dr. Pagnotto to be a very caring and thoughtful physician. I am in a difficult stage of recovery currently, and his assessment and efforts to provide for my needs are very important to me. I trust him explicitly.

Lynda Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Pagnotto

Very good visit. Doctor is always concerned about me and how much pain I have. Dr Jewel is an excellent doctor. Very precise in his diagnosis.

Darlene Williams Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Jewell

Location

UPMC Passavant - McCandless

9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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