Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average


Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital is a medical facility located in Spokane, WA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™, and more.

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™ (2020)

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 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021, 2019)

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure 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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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

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%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%87%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%65%66%

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

My visits with Dr. Ionescu have been only positive. She has top medical skills for certain but shows great concern for her patient, in my case, following up on RX dosage, and review of cardiac maintenance. This is all very reassuring.

Marilyn Henderson Jun 20 2021

Review for Dr. Ionescu

Doctor Michels performed eyelid reduction surgery on me, excellent result with very little discomfort

Tom Schaffer Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Michels

Nick Asvestas Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Chester

Superior surgeon, I had no pain post operative when awake following anesthesia, moving forward had quick healing.

Gerene Schmidt Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Peterson

Dr. Gilman is a fantastic Doc. He listens carefully and provides sound guidance. I appreciate his professionalism and person attention to my health care needs

Rich Dickman Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Gilman

Location

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

101 W 8th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204

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