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Island Hospital Ratings

1211 24TH STREET
Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: (360) 299-1300

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 Island Hospital save lives? 7% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure12%

Infectious Disease at Island 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
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 17m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 1 hour and 48 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 1 hour and 56 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 11 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
Island Hospital 4.8 out of 5 based on 18 ratings. 18 user reviews.

79% 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

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

    Island Hospital Stories

    Mar 30, 2021, 11:43 PM
    Island Hospital: "We checked Inn at 5:20 p.m. it is now 8:42 p.m. still waiting this is crazy might be a new record for waiting times all she needs is 3 stitches on her thumb" - Tracy

    Jun 28, 2016, 11:17 PM
    Island Hospital: "Very dissatisfied. Never poked their head in once in over 2 hours. Serious lack of concern. No communication. This visit was for something acute and serious. Won't be going back there!" - Mary

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