Healthcare Quality State Ratings: Alabama

Alabama Hospital
Ratings
Survey Years
Healthgrades 71% 75% 78% 69% 74% 80% 2019
Leapfrog D/A C/C B/B C/C C/C A/C 2018/2019
US News and World Report Rating 1/1 2/2 5/3 3/4 NA NA 2018/2019
Medicare Compare 1/2  Star 1/2 Star 1/1 Star 4 /4 Star 2 /2 Star 4 /2 Star 2018/2019
 Survey Years: 2018/2019
Medicare Compare: Customer Service Questions
University of Alabama at Birmingham Huntsville Hospital Mobile Infirmary Hospital St Vincent’s Birmingham Hospital DHC Regional Medical Center; Tuscaloosa Baptist Medical Center South; Montgomery ALABAMA AVERAGE NATIONAL AVERAGE
Patients who reported that their nurses “Always” communicated well 72%/82% 78%/82 76%/80% 79%/80% 77%/76% 80%/76% 81%/82% 80%/81%
Patients who reported that their doctors “Always” communicated well 79%/83% 80%/80% 79%/81% 79%/82% 81%/80% 81%/80% 83%/84% 82%/81%
Patients who reported that they “Always” received help as soon as they wanted 61%/65% 61%/66% 55%/72% 67%/69% 62%/60% 69%/63% 72%/73% 70%/70%
Patients who reported that staff “Always” explained about medicines before giving it to them 58%/65% 61%/63% 62%/71% 62%/65% 61%/59% 63%/65% 67%/68% 66%/66%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were “Always” clean 64%/66% 71%/73% 65%/73% 74%/67% 71%/66% 72%/70% 76%/75% 75%/75%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was “Always” quiet at night 59%/65% 64%/66% 63%/64% 66%/67% 62%/65% 58%/66% 67%/70 62%/62%
Patients who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home 82%88% 86%/85% 83%/88% 85%/87% 86%/83% 58%/84% 84%/86% 87%/87%
Patients who “Strongly Agree” they understood their care when they left the hospital 52%56% 41%/52% 49%/52% 52%/57% 50%/46% 50%/50% 53%/52% 53%/53%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest) 67%/79% 73%/76% 74%/72% 74%/78% 71%/65% 76%/68% 73%/73% 73%73%
Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital 68%83% 75%/77% 75%/72% 69%/81% 73%/63% 81%/69% 70%/71% 72%/72%

 

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