Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average


Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen is a medical facility located in Harlingen, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee 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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

8 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
  • 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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%72%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%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Absolutely??

Nov 26 2020

Review for Dr. Nunnery

Very good visit eventhough it was on the computer. Would rather see in person.

Tom Lsfferty Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. Perakathu

Dr. Torres made sure all of my questions were answered. He gave me peace of mind and demonstrated genuine concern for my well-being. I’m glad he’s my doctor!

Vanessa Serrano Nov 23 2020

Review for Dr. Torres

Just want to Shout Out to MARY!!! My case is a slightly different one when it came to scheduling because I'm flying in from out of town.(that's how great this place is) Mary took every change and made every accommodation and made sure I had the appointments I needed! THANK YOU MARY!!!

Laura Mendoza Nov 23 2020

Review for Dr. De La Rosa Villarreal

Dr. O’Donnell is one of very few doctors that actually care about his patients. I’ve been seeing him for years, and I’m so glad to know he’s my PCP

Nov 20 2020

Review for Dr. O'Donnell

Location

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

2101 Pease St, Harlingen, TX 78550

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