Huntsville Hospital

101 Sivley Road Southwest, Huntsville, AL, United States   |   2562651000   |   Website   |  
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Huntsville Hospital, the second largest hospital in Alabama, is a 941-bed hospital that serves as the regional referral center for north Alabama and southern Tennessee. In recent years, the hospital has... more
Staff & Capacity
43%
(80 reviews)
United States: Ranked #9229
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"This city has good..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nancy Finnegan

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Nancy Finnegan

"This city has good..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This city has good Drs.and good nurses , so stop UNDER STAFFING the facility. Your patient care is horrible. It has gone down in the past year. The hospital is filthy and the nurses want to provide good... more

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Natasha Smith

"How can I get..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

How can I get in touch with somebody in the security office??????? Yes I finally spoke to someone. And then their are the nurses who are there to chat and have fun and forget about their patients. They... more

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Johnny Flyover

"HH is a third..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

HH is a third world experience. Do yourself a favor and drive to Vanderbilt if you have any major health issues.

I went in for the repair of a herniated disk. I woke up from surgery in a lot... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 99%
(equal to the the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 98%
(2% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 95%
(3% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 94%
(4% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% 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 - 28%
(22% above the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.4%
(0.2% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.9%
(1% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 16.6%
(1.7% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.0%
(1% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.5%
(0.1% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.2%
(0.8% below the national rate)
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