Aspirus Wausau Hospital

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend

3% higher than the national average

Aspirus Wausau Hospital is a medical facility located in Wausau, WI. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence 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™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

13 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend

3% higher than the national average

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%52%

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Russell was very thorough in his examination, as well as helpful with suggestions, kind and understanding. He gave me time to express my concerns and answered them professionally. I feel very confident in his abilities and am thankful for the skill with which he performed my operation.

Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Russell

Very friendly and informative staff, excellent care from Dr. Hartley, as always.

Pat Puyleart Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Hartke

She is extremely knowledgeable and genuinely cares about her patients. She takes the time required to listen and thoroughly examine each issue. My wife and I couldn't be more pleased.

John & Debbie Hinton Feb 22 2024

Review for Dr. Flowers

Dr. Kerns was very thorough in explaining causes and treatments for my symptoms. He took his time and I didn’t feel rushed through my office visit. He explained the condition in easy to understand language, answered all my questions.

Feb 22 2024

Review for Dr. Kerns

he is very honest about the knee

Feb 22 2024

Review for Dr. Sutherland

Location

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

333 Pine Ridge Blvd, Wausau WI 54401

CallDirections

(715) 847-2121

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Aspirus Wausau Hospital located?

Aspirus Wausau Hospital is located at 333 Pine Ridge Blvd, Wausau, WI 54401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Aspirus Wausau Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Aspirus Wausau Hospital has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and 1 more in the past two years.

Is Aspirus Wausau Hospital highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Aspirus Wausau Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Aspirus Wausau Hospital?

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How does Aspirus Wausau Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

333 Pine Ridge Blvd

Wausau, WI 54401

Directions

(715) 847-2121