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About Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow is a Hospital in Winder, GA. This facility has 56 total beds. This facility has been rated 3 times, with an average patient rating of 3.
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What is HCAHPS?
The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients' perspectives of hospital care. The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. You can learn more here.
*CMS has created the HCAHPS Star Ratings in order to enable consumers to more quickly and easily assess the patient experience of care information that is provided on the Hospital Compare Web site. Star ratings also allow consumers to more easily compare hospitals.
** HCAHPS data is broken down into the following buckets; definitely recommend, probably recommend, probably not recommend, definitely not recommend.
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Self-verified patient of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow - Posted on October 24th, 2017
We took my father who is 80 yrs. old to this hospital on Sat. Oct 21st, 2017 -he had been diagnosed with a UTI a few days before and was on antibiotics, he started having very bad chills and shaking and throwing up so my mother choose to take him to the ER. She arrived there about 7:30pm, and my husband and I got there about 7:40. They had checked in and he was feeling really bad and told them he needed to lay down, they got him a wheelchair. After we arrived several more patients came in after us, all those patients were called to the back before my father was. After about the 3rd one was called, we inquired as to why he had not been called. We were told that those patients were being put on beds in the hallway and they were waiting on a room with a bed for my Daddy. Long story short he was finally called to the back, to a room, around 10:45. We waited for over 3 hours just to be called to the back!!!!!! His care in the back was ok, they had to do some tests and some blood work, which was very very slow getting done. The nurse who started his IV seemed very inadequate, she left all her supplies and trash laying on the counter and she had to stick him 4 times before she got it in the right spot and then there was blood all over the tape and stuff that she used. After a very long night around 6:45 am it was decided that he would be admitted, he was finally taken to his room on the floor around 7:30. Someone in the back told my mother that they were short staffed and that was why it took so long. Our experience with this hospital ER was very bad, one nurse who worked up front was extremely nice and kept apologizing to us for having to wait. It was very very cold in the waiting room and she even got me & my husband blankets while we were waiting. She left sometime after midnite and the guy that took over her spot was not very friendly at all. He had a patient fall in the floor and he told him I would try to help you up but I'm not allowed to and just stood there and looked at him, finally the guy decided he could get up and the guy that worked there did get him a wheelchair. Early morning a lady walked in the door and said help me, help me, please I can't breathe and she just sat down in a chair. The guy behind the desk never made a effort to help her or even try to comfort her, he called someone from the back to come up and help her. There was another lady that was in a lot of pain, and while she was waiting the complained to the guy that it was freezing in there (she was actually shivering) and he did not say anything, he just looked at her. I gave her my blanket because she was so cold. Needless to say this was a very bad experience, most of the nurses in the back were very nice, and treated my Daddy very good. But all the waiting around was terrible!!!!! He stayed in the hospital for several days and I have to say the care he got while he was there was very good. All the nurses and doctors were very nice and did their jobs very well. Dr. Sims even took the time to talk to me on the phone when he came in to talk to Daddy. I have no complaints about his care after he was admitted, but the ER experience was a nightmare!!!!!
Self-verified patient of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow - Posted on October 18th, 2017
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow offers the following services provided by staff, or by arrangement or agreement with a third party
|Acute Renal Dialysis|
|Urgent Care Center|
|Non-Medicare Organ Transplant|
|Cardiac Thoracic Surgery|
|Psychiatric Child and/or Adolescent|
|Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripter|
|Cardiac Catheterization Lab|
|Medicare Certified Transplant Center|
|Coronary Care Unit|
|Designated Trauma Center|
|Adult Inpatient Psychiatric|
|CARF Inpatient Rehabilitation|
|Burn Care Unit|
|Medical Surgical ICU|
|Postoperative Recovery Room|
|Alcohol and/or Drug|
Locations & Directions316 N Broad St, Winder, GA
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow is similar to the following 4 Hospitals near Winder, GA.