WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

64%

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


WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital is a medical facility located in Lebanon, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%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%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Nov 22 2021

Review for Dr. Braightmeyer

Richard Cass Nov 15 2021

Review for Dr. Smith

We have been with Dr. Kantor for 25 years. He is very caring and extremely knowledgeable. I don't know of any doctor who listens more carefully. I have and will continue to recommend him to anyone who needs a rheumatologist.

Nov 12 2021

Review for Dr. Kantor

Dr. McClellan answered all of my questions and helped develop a plan for what to do next.

Chris Nov 07 2021

Review for Dr. McClellan

Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. McClellan

Location

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

252 S. 4th St. , 4th and Walnut Sts., Lebanon, PA 17042

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