Boone County Hospital

Patient Satisfaction

Were you satisfied with your stay? Here's what a sample of recent patients told this hospital when asked a series of questions. Almost 4,000 other hospitals now use the same survey, created by the federal government. Responses are posted on Best Hospitals and on the federal Hospital Compare page.

Good

How patients rated the hospital overall:

Highest or very high
75%
State Average
75%
National Average
70%
Low
6%
State Average
6%
National Average
8%
Average

Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

Definitely
74%
State Average
75%
National Average
71%
Probably or definitely not
2%
State Average
3%
National Average
5%

Here's how the hospital did in other respects, compared with state and national averages:

Good

Nurses were courteous and respectful, listened carefully, and explained things clearly.

Always
82%
State Average
81%
National Average
78%
Sometimes or never
2%
State Average
3%
National Average
5%
Good

Doctors were courteous and respectful, listened carefully, and explained things clearly.

Always
88%
State Average
84%
National Average
81%
Sometimes or never
1%
State Average
3%
National Average
4%
Average

Patients got help from the staff as quickly as they felt they needed it.

Always
71%
State Average
71%
National Average
67%
Sometimes or never
7%
State Average
6%
National Average
9%
Average

Pain was well-controlled.

Always
72%
State Average
71%
National Average
71%
Sometimes or never
4%
State Average
5%
National Average
7%
Average

The staff explained the purpose of all drugs and possible side effects before patients took them.

Always
68%
State Average
66%
National Average
63%
Sometimes or never
10%
State Average
15%
National Average
19%
Good

Patients' rooms and bathrooms were kept clean.

Always
84%
State Average
78%
National Average
73%
Sometimes or never
3%
State Average
5%
National Average
9%
Average

It was quiet at night around patients' rooms.

Always
60%
State Average
64%
National Average
60%
Sometimes or never
9%
State Average
7%
National Average
10%
Good

When patients were ready to leave, the staff discussed the help they would need and gave them written information about their recovery.

Yes
87%
State Average
86%
National Average
84%
No
13%
State Average
14%
National Average
16%

Data last updated September 2013.


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