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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

Nov 29, 2023, 9:54 PM
Mercy Health Partners, Hackley Campus: "5:15 arrival...6pm blood pressure...7:30 cat scan...9:45 not a word...On the Trinity Health Care tilt-a-whirl and can't get off." - Randall

Oct 23, 2023, 8:03 PM
North Ottawa Community Hospital: "Daughter been waiting over 2hrs with same 6 people in waiting room. Was told beds are full and people have come and gone without being seen." - Adams

Oct 13, 2023, 10:57 PM
Children's Hospital Of Michigan: "Pre arrival from another hospital still waiting for 2+ hours. How is this an emergency response? Get your shit together." - Amanda

Sep 18, 2023, 2:43 AM
Oaklawn Hospital: "These times haven't changed all day. Thanks alot!" - Dave

Sep 12, 2023, 7:51 AM
Edward W Sparrow Hospital: "I was in Sparrow hospital two times within the last four days. The ER. What can i say? It was a terrable experience!.
When did nurses get so rude and disrespecrfull?
It seemed as fho everyone was running atound unaware of anything other than the one person they were seeing to, and even then not intirely aware of that persons needs.
And mean? Yes. Not a pleasant experience at all. Im never using the ER there again...ill gk elsewhere.oh yes, i ment to mention how dirty the ER floof cleaners going around like in the past.It was just grime everywhere. It was a sepsis breeding ground"
- Sonja

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