Amery Hospital and Clinic

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
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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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78%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Amery Hospital and Clinic

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%70%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%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%82%66%

Amery Hospital and Clinic

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%81%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Meyer and his co workers were very pleasant! I will recommend him and TCO to family and friends.

Kim Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Meyer

Dr. Meletiou was highly recommended by my favorite most rusted medical professional, my daughter. Dr. Meletiou took time to help me understand my injury and reviewed all options for treatment. I'm confident that I'm finally now on the right course for recovery. He is simply amazing

NTJ Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Meletiou

Dr. Panek was compassionate and competent.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

I went in with shoulder pain which has been reoccuring. I got a cortisone shot which helped very much with the pain. At some point, I will probably have to have some kind of surgery done.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Meisterling

I recieved top notch care from Dr. Comfort and his team.

David K Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Comfort

Dr. Panek is an excellent surgeon. He has repaired meniscus tears in both knees as well as a knee replacement. He is kind, compassionate, takes time to listen to you as if you were his only patient. His skills and knowledge are amazing. I wouldn't trust anyone else.

Carol H Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Dr. Vargas has been outstanding. Top notch skills paired with compassion. And a staff that is very pleasant and helpful. I would highly recommend him and his team!

Lynn Setter Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

positive experience....very capable physician.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ulland

I knew the minute I met him I was in good hands.

Kay Tennison Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Comfort

Timely, friendly, professional and all options discussed. Dr. Panek is great. Gentle, kind and very thorough.

Bonna Eisenbeisz Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Saw Dr. Meletiou regarding the possibility of shoulder surgery. He was very professional and pleasant and explained everything about the procedure very thoroughly. Would have no hesitation going ahead with the procedure.

Linda Halverson Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Meletiou

He listened to me. He treated me like a human being not a statistic. He took the time to answer questions.

Barb Miles Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Knowlan

A wonderful experience with these guys. Very knowledgeable and caring. I’d recommend them anytime.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Dr.Kluge is kind & caring,listened to my concerns and made me feel comfortable. He is a well educated professional,with great bedside manners. I wish every doctor I had to see was as good at their job as he is.

Victoria Wroblewski Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kluge

My appointment with Dr Vargas went really well. He explained everything that I needed to know in a way that I could understand.

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Rena Erickson Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Meyer

Very happy with the care provided for me by Dr. Knowlan. Greatly appreciate him providing his skills to insure best possible recovery of my injury. I feel I was worked on by the best in the business. Also very grateful of his entire team/staff. Thank you.

Zachary Fredrickson May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Knowlan

Greg S May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Meisterling

Replaced my knee and hip. Excellent care

Cal R May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Thorough assessment of toes and metatarsals. A surgical plan was made and agreed with.

Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Dr Troy Vargas has done surgery on me before and now I am going to have him do another surgery. He is an excellent surgeon and a very nice man.

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Yes Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Everyone was excellent-no more pain

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Knowlan

Dr. Meletiou was very caring and explained my situation very well so that I could make a good decision as to what treatment I opted for. I felt very comfortable with him and feel that he has my best interests at heart.

M. Sullivan Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Meletiou

Dr Meyer provided outstanding care for my severely fractured wrist and shoulder issues.

RS Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Meyer

He gave me an Informative and educational description of my condition. Prescribed a schedule of treatment with PT. Everything is working out as he stated. Grateful for his care.

Barb from Stillwater Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Vargas

Dr. Meisterling listens really well to your symptoms and asks questions that narrow down the diagnosis. It is terrific to have a doctor that is so focused and competent. My hip replacement process was flawless.

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Meisterling

Kay Peterson Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Knowlan

Dr. Brendel is very thorough with the procedures. His service has helped me tremendously with my pain level.

Donna S. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

Very positive, I would recommend him to anyone needing help with their pain.

J. K. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr Coe i caring and extremely knowledgeable He was able t diagnose and treat me in a narrow time constraint

Linda Meyer Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Coe

Treatment of back pain after an excellent explanation of the problem and options for treatment.

Jane E. Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

Past was great, that is why I came back

Tammy G. Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

always get the best results from Dr. Brendel

Anonymous Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

Best Dr ever

Tabitha Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Rader

All was good.

Ray D. Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr. Comfort takes the time to explain your condition and the options to engage you actively in the decision-making.

Roger of Woodbury Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Comfort

Deb E. Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Nancy in Grand Rapids , MN - Dec 02 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

I have had low back pain for years. I have tried many different options. Dr. Brendel suggested RFL, I just had it done today. The hope is to be pain free with no meds.

Mark B. Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Everyone went over and above to relieve my pain. I would certainly recommend them to everyone.

Anonymous A. Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

A good doctor and a caring person. Explains everything very well. Takes time to listen and answers all questions. Very happy with this choice. Very good staff as well.

Nov 12 2019

Review for Dr. Meletiou

Wasn't sure what to expect, but I was assured by others that Dr. Brendel is the best at what he does. I wasn't disappointed. Very happy.

Anonymous Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Had radio frequency treatment for back pain and I had excellent people working with me. All were very personable and professional.

Anonymous Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr Brendel is great! He really cares about you and is understanding. He does not rush to get to the next appointment.His entire office staff are wonderfull

Heidi S. Oct 21 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr. Brendel explains everything as i can understand. would refer him to others.

S. C. Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

very nice understanding and know there job well looking fo ward to my next visit;

Roger H. Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Excellent after care. Very concerned about how I was feeling.

Gary S. Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

He is helping me to deal with and figure out the source of my low back and right leg pain. He explains things so i can understand them. He is very good at what he does very efficient. Doesn't promise that what he does will make it go away but very optimistic that it will help.

Anonymous Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

I was having knee pain and was told about Duralane. I had my right knee done first and it felt better. Today I came and had my left knee done.

Anonymous Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr Brendel and staff took the time to answer all my questions about procedures I had done. Very friendly and caring,

G. S. Sep 24 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr vargas is a great surgeon. I wasn't able to walk because of arthritis. He reconstructed my entire foot. After three months I am now able to walk with no pain whatsoever. Great job.

Sep 15 2019

Review for Dr. Vargas

been going here for 1 and a half yrs now with all good results and will always recomend him to all.

Anonymous Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

was very good told me what to expect and all went well

Karl A. Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

i think dr. brendal is great and my back shots really work on

Mary L. B. Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Had a very good experience!

Anonymous A. Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr. Brendel and his excellent team worked closely to understand my pain and help me to make the best decisions for my care.

Anonymous Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

pleasant and friendly staff

Anonymous Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Everything has been great so far. I finally feel like I'm getting the right answers as to what is wrong with me. It feels like I'm on the right path to being pain free.

Anonymous Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

up to date with the procedures, explains as he goes along with procedures.

Anonymous Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Anonymous A. Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

He listened to the problem and asked lots of questions to come to a decision of a plan. He explained the procedure and talked through as he was doing it. He didn't talk down to me, which made me feel more comfortable.

L. H. Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

I have came to his office several times for shots and check ups. Everyone does the best with all of my back pain and hip pain. Everyone does their job great and I am so happy to come to an office where everyone cares about me.

Anonymous Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

good experience

Anonymous A. Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Meletiou

Vadnais Heights, MN - Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Meyer

Cindy B in MN - Jun 05 2019

Review for Dr. DuBois

May 24 2019

Review for Dr. Panek

He replaced my left knee 3 years ago and it has been a wonderful experience. I never used a cane or walker after surgery! Very wonderful doctor

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Meisterling

May 10 2019

Review for Dr. Meyer

Exceeded my expectations! Prior to hip replacement surgery i was told i would be able to do all the things i could before and with out pain. I did not believe, but i was wrong. Ive been left hip pain free since surgery

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Comfort

goodvery

Anonymous A. May 06 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Staff is thorough and friendly, and made me feel very comfortable getting a cortisone shot in my groin today. Dr Brendel is very professional and painless. I would highly recommend Dr Brendel.

Barb W. May 02 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

R. H. May 02 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

I have not had the injection yet but the pre injection exam has gone well, Dr seems very caring and knowlegabe.

Anonymous A. Apr 29 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Dr. Panel gave me two new hips last year, and I couldn’t be happier with the results. He and his team gave me excellent advice and care before, during and after both surgeries.

Apr 23 2019

Review for Dr. Panek

Mar 19 2019

Review for Dr. Knowlan

Wonderful Doctor great personality really cares about her patients.

Mar 17 2019

Review for Dr. Katkish

Performed two very successful full knee replacements for me. Very thorough in pre-surgery explanation and post-surgery follow up.

Mar 17 2019

Review for Dr. Meisterling

Anonymous Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

felt comfortable with everyone involved

Anonymous A. Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

i had an injection. the dr and nurses and staff are very helpful and knowlegible

Anonymous Mar 07 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

This was my first experience with Interventional Pain Specialist. Everyone was very friendly and professional.

Steven F. Mar 07 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

my procedure was explained to me thoroughly and any potential problems that might occur were also explained. i felt safe and was not worried about the procedure.

Anonymous Mar 07 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Julie Gagnon in Isanti, MN - Mar 04 2019

Review for Dr. Vargas

Anonymous Mar 01 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Very positive.

Barbara M. Jan 24 2019

Review for Dr. Brendel

Julie Erdahl in Burkesville , KY - Dec 31 2018

Review for Dr. Comfort

i trust him greatly. very personal friendly doctor who knows his line of work. highly recommand him to others.

Anonymous A. Dec 18 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

Staff is great,friendly, and happy. Help my wife and I dealing with pain.

Tim U. Dec 14 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

I was concerned about the wait for appointment and procedure.. This was made much better due to a cancellation. Very friendly Dr. and staff.

Lydell L. Dec 14 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

over 4 years john brendel is the only person that ;istened to me. i was misdiagnosed multiple times by other providers

Lori H. Dec 13 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

Neil H. Dec 13 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

this lady is a quack she supports domestic abuse and treats victims of domestic violence like they are the ones who have done something wrong someone should pull her license

WI - Dec 07 2018

Review for Dr. Davis

very good

Anonymous A. Nov 27 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

I have received high quality care from Dr. Brendel and the staff at Interventional Pain Specialists of Wisconsin and confidently give my recommendation to anyone seeking help with pain.

Eloise S. Nov 26 2018

Review for Dr. Brendel

Location

Amery Hospital and Clinic

265 Griffin St E, Amery, WI 54001

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