Porter Medical Center

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Porter 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%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Porter Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Miller has done two tenden releases and they both cam out great.

Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Used to be my MD. Would absolutely not recommend. Was having heart attack and was instructed to go home and eat cottage cheese and crackers. Was referred to a cardiologist by another MD, and ended up have quadruple coronary bypass surgery. Should have sued for malpractice.

Broken Heart. Oct 10 2020

Review for Dr. Capparuccini

John Saar Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Carey

Awful, condescending, did not listen at all.

BBBBB Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmermann

She was exemplary in every way. I am 65. She was great.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Wagner

Location

Porter Medical Center

115 Porter Dr, Middlebury, VT 05753

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