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Karmanos Cancer Center Ratings

4100 JOHN R
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (800) 576-6266

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: No

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

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Karmanos Cancer Center save lives? 3% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate

Infectious Disease at Karmanos Cancer Center

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 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
Karmanos Cancer Center 4.7 out of 5 based on 25 ratings. 25 user reviews.

73% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Facilities are sometimes dirty

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

Karmanos Cancer Center Stories

Apr 11, 2024, 8:28 PM
Genesys Regional Medical Center - Health Park: "We have been in the waiting room for 6 hrs so far. " - Tina

Apr 01, 2024, 11:43 PM
University Of Michigan Health System: "I waited 12 hours… yellow with a stone stick in my common bike duck.., I had pancreatitis, jaundice and vomiting in excruciating pain. I was given no pain drugs u til
I was admitted and blood wasn’t drawn until my veins were collapsed and I had to have a port…. Yes. I was dying and no one cared.
Don’t go here."
- Sheila

Mar 21, 2024, 2:16 PM
Botsford Hospital: "More like 3.5 going on 4 hours" - Crabby

Jan 20, 2024, 2:42 PM
St Joseph Mercy Oakland: "i spent 10 hours waiting there for chest pains and breathing issues " - Tina

Jan 19, 2024, 1:28 AM
Beaumont Health System: "Waited in hospital er for over 7 hours for a simple infected ingrown hair just need antibiotics. When I asked when I’d be seen the man in administration window said there were three people ahead of me that was three hours ago." - Eric

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