Hill Country Memorial Hospital

88%

Patients that would definitely recommend

18% higher than the national average

Hill Country Memorial Hospital is a medical facility located in Fredericksburg, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence 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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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and 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 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

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

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

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

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

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than 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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88%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

19% higher than the national average

88%

Would definitely recommend

18% higher than the national average

Hill Country Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%86%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%86%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%74%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%73%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%65%53%

Hill Country Memorial Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%73%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%80%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Hughes was very helpful.

Jan 25 2022

Review for Dr. Hughes

Roslyn Dozier Jan 21 2022

Review for Dr. Phillips

Dr. Matt is absolutely the best. He took his time and was very thorough. After going to many Doctors and having multiple conflicting diagnoses he came up with the right diagnosis and changed my life! Great Doctor and great staff!

Mike Jan 12 2022

Review for Dr. Stotz

I was fortunate to get her as a doctor from a hospital visit.

don Jan 07 2022

Review for Dr. Hughes

Elizabeth Johnson Dec 29 2021

Review for Dr. Hughes

Location

Hill Country Memorial Hospital

1020 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg TX 78624

CallDirections

(830) 997-4353

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Contact Us

1020 S State Highway 16

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Directions

(830) 997-4353