Helen Keller Memorial Hospital

1300 South Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL, United States   |   2563864556   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1921
Helen Keller Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Sheffield, AL, with 159 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 35,219 patients visited the hospital's emergency room.... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 159
86%
(143 reviews)
United States: Ranked #1264
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Mallory Myers

"Helen Keller is the..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

Helen Keller is the worst hospital in North Alabama. Only take your family member here if you do not want to have the proper treatment for your illness, if you do not want to be cared for and if you want... more

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Mallory Myers

"Helen Keller is the..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

Helen Keller is the worst hospital in North Alabama. Only take your family member here if you do not want to have the proper treatment for your illness, if you do not want to be cared for and if you want... more

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Allison Owen

"I visited here for..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

I visited here for my first experience delivering my daughter. The nurses were exceptional. I grew closely to each one of them and they truly made my experience the best of could have possibly been. I... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Not Available
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Not Available
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 97%
(5% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 96%
(6% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 8%
(2% above the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 17.2%
(2% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.3%
(3.4% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.0%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 21.2%
(1.8% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 4.6%
(0.8% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.9%
(0.1% below the national rate)
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