Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% 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

6 ratings were worse than expected

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%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%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Fitzgerald explained the procedure, the reason why I had the issue and everything was quick and painless.

R. G. Aug 04 2021

Review for Dr. Fitzgerald

Very impressed

Jerome S. Aug 03 2021

Review for Dr. Fitzgerald

John T Aug 03 2021

Review for Dr. Esposito

Extremely competent in her field. Takes your concerns to heart and gives you her best knowledge in answering questions. She is quite busy, but she is never rushed.

Aug 01 2021

Review for Dr. Nayar

No problems

Joe R. Jul 23 2021

Review for Dr. Fitzgerald

Location

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

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