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Community Hospital South Ratings

Indianapolis, IN 46227
Phone: (317) 887-7112

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

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

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Community Hospital South save lives? 13% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack14%
Heart Failure10%

Infectious Disease at Community Hospital South

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
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 40m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 42 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 26 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 38 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
Community Hospital South 4.65 out of 5 based on 27 ratings. 27 user reviews.

72% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

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

    Community Hospital South Stories

    Nov 27, 2023, 9:43 PM
    Community Hospital South: "I've been here 4.5 hours and have not been seen. My BP is at stroke level and I have chest pain with loss of consciousness... " - Jessica

    Mar 08, 2021, 7:06 PM
    Community Hospital South: "I’ve been here since 5pm n still haven’t been seen what’s wrong with the hospital making people wait for over 3 hours" - Dorothea

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