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Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital Ratings

Puyallup, WA 98372
Phone: (253) 697-2102

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 Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital save lives? 18% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack19%
Heart Failure13%

Infectious Disease at Multicare Good Samaritan 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
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: 2h 2m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 40 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 1 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 36 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
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital 4.55 out of 5 based on 36 ratings. 36 user reviews.

65% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help

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

Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital Stories

Jul 12, 2021, 8:00 PM
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital: "My wife got to the emergency room with at 12:30 with a diagnosis of liver failure. It’s 5pm and she is still waiting. What the what? " - Percy

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