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Surgical Specialty Hospital Of Arizona Ratings

Phoenix, AZ 85015
Phone: (602) 795-6020

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: No

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

Infectious Disease at Surgical Specialty Hospital Of Arizona

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: VERY GOOD
Surgical Specialty Hospital Of Arizona 4.8 out of 5 based on 41 ratings. 41 user reviews.

81% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients
  • Rooms were often quiet at night

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

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

    Surgical Specialty Hospital Of Arizona Stories

    Feb 27, 2024, 10:35 PM
    St Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center: "I’ve been waiting for 4 hours now and still haven’t seen a DR" - Gabriel

    Jan 04, 2024, 3:57 PM
    : "Bleeding from rectum . We are here waiting in er for 4 hrs...sad to say.." - Ron

    Dec 28, 2023, 9:23 AM
    Banner Estrella Medical Center: "Currently sitting in ER waiting to be seen. It has been over 3hrs. ER service here seems very slow paced & non caring. This is our 1st time here & will be last time as I sit here unhappy & still waiting tobe scene." - Frances

    Oct 03, 2023, 8:17 AM
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center: "waited 8 hours to end up leaving after the doctor at the check in gave me information i would’ve waited another 2 hours for." - victor

    Sep 17, 2023, 10:49 PM
    Florence Hospital At Anthem: "The most inept staff I've ever had the displeasure of dealing with. Made a man with a back injury walk across the hospital for x-rays because they're too lazy to find a wheelchair, screwed up pharmacy where prescription was sent, just all around useless. You're better off staying home over going here. " - Arthur

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