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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

Mar 26, 2024, 1:17 AM
Aultman Hospital: "Got in around 6pm, Monday March 25th, still here as of March 26th at 1:30am. Wife came in with stomach pain and chest pain. Seen a doctor for only a total of maybe 5 minutes." - Nathan

Feb 29, 2024, 8:39 PM
Ohio State University Hospitals: "Family member has -> Blood infection in right hand, spreading up the arm to the armpit , with visual redness and soreness, extreme pain and inflammation. Have had much blood work done and x-ray. But still sitting and waiting and can't even get ibuprofen or anything else for pain or the swelling. 8:37pm now. Arrived at 2/29/24 4:58pm." - Robert

Feb 10, 2024, 9:57 AM
: "Went to Bethesda North ER. Currently waiting +2 hours went right thru triage and check in. The two hours is me in ER room waiting for pancreatitis help. Same hospital I was taken by squad earlier this week admitted and spent two days " - Shannon

Jan 18, 2024, 2:28 AM
Ohio State University Hospitals: "Go anywhere but OSU! 3 hours, lol. I was puking up blood in the waiting room for 12 hours! Once finally taken back, they put me in a bed in a hallway for another 12 hours. laying there listening to the nurses talking about their weekend etc. No pain medication or any help. That is just one horrible experience because unfortunately I have chronic issues, and live right by there. If possible go to Riverside. Grant is ok to." - Bryan

Oct 15, 2023, 3:22 AM
Aultman Hospital: "Arrived at 12:00am was put in a room around 12:30am had a x-ran Nd CT and was out the door by 2am
Typically the wait is a few hours. Likely quicker due to it being a head injury but I can't say for sure."
- WhoAmI

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