Houlton Regional Hospital Ratings

20 HARTFORD STREET
Houlton, ME 04730
Phone: (207) 532-2900

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




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



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Houlton Regional Hospital save lives? 7% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure10%
Pneumonia9%


Infectious Disease at Houlton Regional Hospital

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
0
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
0


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 0m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 0 hour and 0 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 0 hour and 0 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 0 hour and 0 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
Houlton Regional Hospital 4.65 out of 5 based on 28 ratings. 28 user reviews.


67% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually respond quickly when patients need help
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews



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



    Houlton Regional Hospital Stories



    Aug 23, 2018, 6:04 PM
    Southern Maine Medical Center: "Really they are sux because they dont care and rude keep us sit waiting so long. Like 2 or 3 hour. Waste my time for insurance price more. Scoff* won't go there never again I know where hospital place good take care of people and nice to people as not rude. That one biddeford smmc. Forget it!!" - Melanie


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