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Medicare Quality Program Performance

Patient Experience of Care

Patient experience is collected from patients who have been recently discharged from the hospital to rate their time at the hospital by focusing on ten topics directly related to the patient experience. Through this survey we are able to see what areas HCM is excelling in, and what areas may need some attention. CMS uses these survey results to benchmark HCM’s patient satisfaction against other hospitals in the US.

HCM Patient Experience Results

Performance period July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Graph Data - See Table

HCM Texas Average National Average
Patient survey summary star rating. More stars are better. *****
1. Patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well 89% 81% 80%
2. Patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well 88% 83% 82%
3. Patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted 81% 70% 69%
4. Patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled 80% 73% 71%
5. Patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them 80% 67% 65%
6. Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean 90% 76% 74%
7. Patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quite at night 77% 69% 63%
8. Patients who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home 92% 87% 87%
9. Patients who "Strongly Agree" they understood their care when they left the hospital 68% 53% 52%
10. Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest) 90% 74% 72%
11. Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital 91% 74% 72%

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