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Mount Carmel West Ratings

Columbus, OH 43222
Phone: (614) 234-5000

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 Mount Carmel West save lives? 10% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure14%

Infectious Disease at Mount Carmel West

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: 1h 3m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 3 hour and 24 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 31 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 22 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
Mount Carmel West 4.65 out of 5 based on 20 ratings. 20 user reviews.

72% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • 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

Mount Carmel West Stories

Jan 25, 2023, 9:02 PM
University Hospitals Conneaut Medical Center: "Worst hospital experience by far this place has consistently have their patients wait for hrs while the staff jokes about it providing very poor care for patients making sure to send a bill
- Gary

Jan 06, 2023, 7:59 AM
Fairview Hospital: "Its 2023 and these idiots still act like its 2021 pandemic. Its bad enough we still have to wear these [email protected] fû?king face diapers but they still only allow one parent back with their scared four year old that is having surgery. Not to mention that main campus doesnt have this policy so it is just the dûmbfûcks at Fairview. " - Durrrrrr

Jan 04, 2023, 11:00 PM
Mercy Medical Center: "Been sitting here for 5 hours with a broken hip and badly infected knee joint which is hot and spreading ..they have been calling people back to redo vitals bc e eryone has been here so long. People sleeping on the floors seems as if its at a stand still
- Patient

Jan 03, 2023, 4:48 PM
Licking Memorial Hospital: "5 hrs in ER waiting room ,left because still hadn't been seen !!! " - Angela

Jan 02, 2023, 10:01 PM
: "Mount Carmel East is absolutely atrocious!! Do not come to this hospital! We've been here 5 hours and we're still not in and there's no one around those places are effing joke. This is the WORST hospital in Columbus Ohio" - Wm

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