Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Ratings

50 UNION ST
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: (207) 667-5311

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




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



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Maine Coast Memorial Hospital save lives? 6% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure14%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Maine Coast Memorial 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 27m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 1 hour and 47 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 10 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 28 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
Maine Coast Memorial Hospital 4.8 out of 5 based on 32 ratings. 32 user reviews.


76% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually respond quickly when patients need help

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews



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



    Maine Coast Memorial 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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