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WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL, GEORGIA Quality of Services and Reviews

WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL provides Emergency Services
Hosptal Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Other

WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL Address:
677 CHURCH STREET COBB
MARIETTA
GEORGIA 30060
tel.(770)793-3500



WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL Quality of Service

QuestionAnswerPercent      
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'always' communicated well75
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'always' well controlled68
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'always' received help as soon as they wanted63
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'NO', patients would not recommend the hospital (they probably would not or definitely would not recommend it)6
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'always' communicated well80
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Sometimes' or 'never' quiet at night14
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Usually' quiet at night29
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'sometimes' or 'never' well controlled7
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'sometimes' or 'never' received help as soon as they wanted12
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'usually' well controlled25
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'always' clean66
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'usually' communicated well20
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'usually' received help as soon as they wanted25
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'usually' explained17
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '7' or '8' (medium)23
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'sometimes' or 'never' clean10
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well5
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?Yes, staff 'did' give patients this information81
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?No, staff 'did not' give patients this information19
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well5
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'always' explained58
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '6' or lower (low)10
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'usually' communicated well15
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'sometimes' or 'never' explained25
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'YES', patients would definitely recommend the hospital73
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Always' quiet at night57
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'usually' clean24
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '9' or '10' (high)67
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'YES', patients would probably recommend the hospital21
QuestionAnswerScore
Use of Medical ImagingOutpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. (If a number is high, it may mean the facility is doing too many unnecessary MRIs for low back pain.)38.2
Use of Medical ImagingOutpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. (A number that is much lower than 8% may mean there's not enough follow-up. A number much higher than 14% may mean there's too much unnecessary follow-up.)10.2
Use of Medical ImagingOutpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is all they need.)0.086
Use of Medical ImagingOutpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is all they need.)0.047
QuestionAnswerPercent      
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'always' communicated well
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'always' well controlled
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'always' received help as soon as they wanted
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'NO', patients would not recommend the hospital (they probably would not or definitely would not recommend it)
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'always' communicated well
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Sometimes' or 'never' quiet at night
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Usually' quiet at night
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'sometimes' or 'never' well controlled
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'sometimes' or 'never' received help as soon as they wanted
How often was patients pain well controlled?Pain was 'usually' well controlled
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'always' clean
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'usually' communicated well
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?Patients 'usually' received help as soon as they wanted
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'usually' explained
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '7' or '8' (medium)
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'sometimes' or 'never' clean
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?Yes, staff 'did' give patients this information
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?No, staff 'did not' give patients this information
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?Nurses 'sometimes' or 'never' communicated well
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'always' explained
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '6' or lower (low)
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?Doctors 'usually' communicated well
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?Staff 'sometimes' or 'never' explained
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'YES', patients would definitely recommend the hospital
How often was the area around patients rooms kept quiet at night?'Always' quiet at night
How often were the patients rooms and bathrooms kept clean?Room was 'usually' clean
How do patients rate the hospital overall?Patients who gave a rating of '9' or '10' (high)
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?'YES', patients would probably recommend the hospital


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WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL performance rates tell you the proportion of cases where a WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL provided the recommended process of care. Only patients meeting the inclusion criteria for a measure are included in the calculation of the rate for a measure. A rate of 88% means that the hospital provided the recommended process of care 88% of the time. For example, the rates for aspirin at discharge for individuals who have had an acute myocardial infarction -- a heart attack -- tell you the percentage of patients who received an aspirin when they are discharged from the WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL. The ultimate goal is the right care for the right patient at the right time. Hospitals with effective quality improvement programs are continually working toward this goal.

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