Columbia St Mary's Hospital Milwaukee Ratings

2323 N LAKE DR
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: (414) 291-1210

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




Contents:
Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Columbia St Mary's Hospital Milwaukee save lives? 3% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack14%
Heart Failure13%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Columbia St Mary's Hospital Milwaukee

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
32
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
0


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Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 24m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 14 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 36 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 22 minutes delay before leaving to their room.



Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Columbia St Mary's Hospital Milwaukee 4.5 out of 5 based on 40 ratings. 40 user reviews.


72% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty




Footnotes:
1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate



Columbia St Mary's Hospital Milwaukee Stories



Oct 26, 2014, 6:26 PM
Columbia St Mary\\\'s Hospital Milwaukee: "I had major surgery there, but they some how lost my medical records and said I was not a patient.

Had been receiving medical care there since 2001.
Bloodcurdling !!

"
- Roger


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