Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average


Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center is a medical facility located in Aberdeen, SD. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 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

12 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Sanford Aberdeen 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%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%71%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Mar 31 2021

Review for Dr. Bubak

Outstanding physician. Great knowledge and expertise. ??

Mar 18 2021

Review for Dr. Brunz

Dr. Brunz & Pam always take the time to talk & listen at every appointment. I appreciate everything that they have done for me. I highly recommend Dr. Brunz!! P.S. Go Huskers!

KJS Mar 18 2021

Review for Dr. Brunz

It was great. Dr. Brunz was helpful & understood my problem. The first time I used the visit on line. Love it, saved a trip to Sioux Falls and a 2.5 hour drive. Yes I would recommend Dr. Bronz and have already.

Bev Mar 13 2021

Review for Dr. Brunz

Dr. Brunz and his staff were an exceptional team to work with. Very thorough with their explanations of procedures and answering questions about them. Highly recommend Dr. Brunz.

Melita Hauge Mar 07 2021

Review for Dr. Brunz

Location

Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center

2905 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401

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