Virginia Hospital Center

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average


Virginia Hospital Center is a medical facility located in Arlington, VA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™.

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™ (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 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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 worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

11 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
  • 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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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Virginia Hospital Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%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%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Virginia Hospital Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%80%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Rad

R.G.S. Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Buchanan

Craig Oppenheim Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Krisztinicz

I've been seeing Dr. Libre for about 6 years, maybe more, and he is an excellent doctor. If you have pulmonary problems this is the man to see, bar none. The staff can be a bit tricky, but it's worth it to see a doctor of this caliber.

Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Libre

Staff efficient, responsiove. Dr. Sampat informative and patient with explanations. Good experience.

Robert M Dawson Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Sampat

Location

Virginia Hospital Center

1701 N George Mason Dr, Arlington, VA 22205

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