Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

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

5 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
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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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77%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%74%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%94%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%64%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%82%66%

Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%67%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%86%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is the best!

Brandi Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dahm

Darlene Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Barchugov

Apr 11 2019

Review for Dr. Kim

Apr 11 2019

Review for Dr. Kim

Dr Stuempfig is very knowledgeable & very caring! Would highly recommend. Listens to you as a person & not just another patient. Karen C.

Apr 06 2019

Review for Dr. Stuempfig

Mar 17 2019

Review for Dr. Krohn-Gill

Most relatable and knowledgeable Doctor I have ever had!!

Becky Dohm in Milwaukee, WI - Feb 10 2019

Review for Dr. Banaszynski

I have multiple autoimmune conditions and other chronic medical issues, and Dr. Brenda is excellent at managing them and working with specialists to make sure my care is excellent. She listens better than any doctor I've ever seen, and she takes the time to get to know her patients.

T in Merrill, WI - Aug 23 2018

Review for Dr. Banaszynski

Kim in Phillips - Mar 13 2018

Review for Dr. Kucharski

Frank barber in Merrill - Jun 08 2017

Review for Dr. Sedlacek

Dr Sedlacek is a wonderful Dr. He is very thorough. He really cares about his patients. And he is very good at what he does.

Carole May 17 2017

Review for Dr. Sedlacek

I have been a patient of Dr. Beauchene's for a number of years. From my experience, he's the best.

Wayne Staley in Rothschild, WI - Apr 26 2017

Review for Dr. Beauchene

I have gone to Dr. Montbriand for a number of years for my colonoscopies. He is wonderful. They are 100% pain free, the prep is doable, and he explains everything. I find him to be a nice, ,personable physician.

Bev D in Louisville, CO - Mar 17 2017

Review for Dr. Montbriand

Kelly Feb 20 2017

Review for Dr. Stuempfig

Mandy Melby in Broomfield, CO - Dec 31 2016

Review for Dr. Montbriand

Dr. Polireddy is so kind and caring. Visits NEVER felt rushed a bit. He made sure I always understood a diagnosis before I left. I have recently moved out of the area and am in search of a new doctor. He has set my expectations high and will be hard to replace,

DS in Jefferson, WI - Jun 22 2016

Review for Dr. Polireddy

Cynthia Hein in Rhinelander, WI - Jun 10 2016

Review for Dr. Kucharski

Jessica H in Amherst Junction, WI - Apr 26 2016

Review for Dr. Kim

He has been very good with help in managing my pain.

Glen E. in Schofield, WI - Apr 11 2016

Review for Dr. Stuempfig

Reyne in Merrill, WI - Apr 10 2016

Review for Dr. Sedlacek

jazzyshouse in Merrill, WI - Apr 07 2016

Review for Dr. Schertz

Dr. Montbriand is a marvelous MD for Gastroenterology treatments. He was thoughtful and very careful that I understood the procedure and outcomes. He is both an excellent MD, and very thoughtful of any patient concerns.

Robert Harriss in Boulder, CO - Feb 24 2016

Review for Dr. Montbriand

Location

Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

601 S Center Ave, Merrill, WI 54452

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