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PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a medical facility located in Vancouver, WA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

64%

Patient Experience Rating

Equal to the national average

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2023)

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 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in outpatient back and neck surgery, outpatient rotator cuff surgery, outpatient total hip replacement, and outpatient total knee replacement

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024)

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 worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

3 ratings were better than expected

8 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

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As 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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60%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend

Equal to the national average

PeaceHealth Southwest 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%73%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%47%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%53%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%47%

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I have never had a bad experience or encountered anyone that didn't interact with me in a respectful manner.

Jul 07 2024

Review for Dr. Ellis

Professional customer care service

Jul 07 2024

Review for Dr. Sax

Finally a Doctor thats not likely to retire any time soon.

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Hartinger

Very professional

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Ellis

Good

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Chiou

Location

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

400 NE Mother Joseph Pl, Vancouver WA 98664

CallDirections

(360) 256-2000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center located?

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is located at 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl, Vancouver, WA 98664. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™, Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™, and 1 more in the past two years.

Is PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center highly rated with patients?

60% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center profile..

How does PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

400 NE Mother Joseph Pl

Vancouver, WA 98664

Directions

(360) 256-2000