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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is a medical facility located in Murfreesboro, TN. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™, Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

68%

Patient Experience Rating

4% higher than the national average

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in outpatient total hip replacement, and outpatient total knee replacement

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement, back and neck surgery and rotator cuff surgery.

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in hospital outpatient total knee and total hip replacement

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

  • In-Hospital Fall Associated Fracture Rate
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™

2024

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% higher than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend

4% higher than the national average

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%47%

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very thorough, great bedside manners. Minimal waiting time. Great staff. Professional diagnosis, quick surgery and happy results. Highly recommends

Carole Jul 19 2024

Review for Dr. Rickertsen

Have been seeing Dr. George for a few years. He is always a pleasure to talk to and his staff is wonderful. Very professional and and welcoming.

Kim M Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. George Jr

He was very personable and professional. He is very knowledgeable and considerate to put my mind at ease about my condition. I would definitely recommend to friends and family.

Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Thompson

Dr Keith is extremely knowledgeable and caring. She took care of me through my cancer journey and is still taking care of me. She’s an exceptional surgeon and I am grateful she was mine. I definitely recommend her with all my heart.

Tina Pittman Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Keith

He was prompt and did not keep me waiting. I never felt rushed as he listened to everything I had to say. He identified the problem and communicated his course of action well. He stated the steps involved to work towards a solution. He made sure that I understood.

Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Bowman

Location

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

1700 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro TN 37129

CallDirections

(615) 396-4100

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital located?

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is located at 1700 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has been awarded with America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Joint Replacement Award™, Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital highly rated with patients?

68% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital?

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How does Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1700 Medical Center Pkwy

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Directions

(615) 396-4100