OrthoNebraska Recognized as a Top U.S. Patient-Recommended Hospital

Recently, Becker’s Healthcare recognized OrthoNebraska as 1 of 22 hospitals in the U.S. with patient recommendations above 92 percent. This was based on a review of publicly available data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website and represent HCAHPS (standardized hospital patient satisfaction) scores collected from April 2018 through March 2019.

However, overall recommendations are only one area where OrthoNebraska Hospital excels.  OrthoNebraska exceeds the state and national averages for each question that is asked, ranging from care coordination to quiet hours at night. You can see how OrthoNebraska ranks during that same time period for each question below.

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Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital
OrthoNebraska: 93%; State Average: 78%; National Average: 72%
Patients who reported that their nurses “Always” communicated well
OrthoNebraska: 93%; State Average: 85%; National Average: 81%
Patients who reported that their doctors “Always” communicated well
OrthoNebraska: 90%; State Average: 86%; National Average: 82%
Patients who reported that they “Always” received help as soon as they wanted
OrthoNebraska: 88%; State Average: 77%; National Average: 70%
Patients who reported that staff “Always” explained about medicines before giving it to them
OrthoNebraska: 78%; State Average: 69%; National Average: 66%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were “Always” clean
OrthoNebraska: 88%; State Average: 83%; National Average: 76%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was “Always” quiet at night
OrthoNebraska: 85%; State Average: 71%; National Average: 62%
Patients who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home
OrthoNebraska: 94%, State Average: 89%, National Average: 87%
Patients who “Strongly Agree” they understood their care when they left the hospital
OrthoNebraska: 70%; State Average: 59%; National Average: 53%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
OrthoNebraska: 91%; State Average: 79%; National Average: 73%

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