PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average


PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a medical facility located in Bellingham, WA. This hospital has been recognized for Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2019)

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

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

12 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
  • 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
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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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

PeaceHealth St. Joseph 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%80%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%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

In addition to offering the best medical advice, he treats his patients with respect. There are a few other doctors I've seen as well, but he's been the best. Aside from being highly knowledgeable, he also cares deeply for his patients.

Leonardo Bell Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Dubrow

Wonderful visit with Dr. Zohn. Dr Sohn was very thorough and pleasant Looking forward to getting fixed. I am very confident in her abilities.

Jenkins Jun 05 2021

Review for Dr. Sohn

Henry P. Sturgill Jun 01 2021

Review for Dr. Dubrow

Krista Burkart May 27 2021

Review for Dr. Mistry

May 26 2021

Review for Dr. Wu

Location

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

2901 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98225

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