Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a medical facility located in Knoxville, TN. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2021, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

7 ratings were as expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Fort Sanders Regional 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%82%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%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%60%66%

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

S. Stouder Sep 24 2021

Review for Dr. Ivie

Pat Hughes Sep 23 2021

Review for Dr. Bolt

Brenda McCowan Sep 23 2021

Review for Dr. Shaver

Little waiting to see Dr Shaver. Professional, pleasant, and effective treatment with immediate positive results. Offered alternative action if situation warranted. Excellent service and results.

Sep 22 2021

Review for Dr. Shaver

Tim Sep 21 2021

Review for Dr. Bolt

Location

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

1901 W Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916

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