Weirton Medical Center

61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average


Weirton Medical Center is a medical facility located in Weirton, WV. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Weirton 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Weirton Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%41%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%62%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Great experience, twice. I couldn't stand up for more than 20 seconds, Dr. Fye removed bone spurs in lower back. problem gone. Two years later Spinal Stenosis surgery on neck. Same result, problem gone. I don't under stand why people say all Dr. Fye wants to do is surgery HE IS A SURGEON!!

Darrell Eastham Oct 11 2020

Review for Dr. Fye

Nichole Gardner Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Fye

Dismissive and only interested in surgical patients. He did not care to treat me unless I wanted surgery.

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Fye

Kerri Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fye

Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Arora

Location

Weirton Medical Center

601 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062

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