Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH - Information and Ratings - YourHealthMatters


Hospital Profile

Good Samaritan Hospital

375 Dixmyth Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Phone: 513-862-1400


Services Offered:

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Patient Access to Health Record:


Insurance Accepted:

Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Emerald Health, Great West, HealthSmart, Healthspan, Humana, Medicaid, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Medicare, Molina, Ohio Health Choice, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Tricare / Champus, United Healthcare, Workers Compensation

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Quality Improvement Programs:

(as reported by this hospital)

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Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, Family Practice; Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, Institutional; American Association of Blood Banks; American College of Radiology, Mammography; American College of Radiology, Ultrasound; American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Certification, College of American Pathologists; Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, Ohio State Medical Association; The Joint Commission

profile updated: July 1st 2013

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Good Samaritan Hospital

This shows how well area hospitals did in providing care compared to the national average for hospitals across the country.


Care that considers patients' needs and wants


Doctor-Patient Communication 82.0% 80.0%
Nurse-Patient Communication 79.0% 80.0%
Receiving Help When Wanted 68.0% 70.0%
Discharge Information 86.0% 88.0%
Communication about Medicines 64.0% 61.0%
Quietness of Hospital Environment at Night 61.0% 60.0%
Cleanliness of Room and Bathroom 74.0% 71.0%
Pain Management 71.0% 73.0%
Overall Rating of the Hospital 71.0% 72.0%
Overall Recommendation of the Hospital 71.0% 79.0%


During Hospital Stay
Overall Effectiveness Score 96.5% 96.9%
Overall Surgical Care 98.4% 97.6%
Beta Blocker Prescribed 98.0% 98.0%
Received Medicine to Prevent Infection at the Right Time 99.0% 93.0%
Appropriate Medicine to Prevent Infection 99.0% 98.0%
Medicines to Prevent Infections Stopped at the Right Time 98.0% 99.0%
Received Treatment at the Right Time to Prevent Blood Clots 99.0% 100%
Overall Heart Failure 97.3% 100%
Discharge Instructions 95.0% 100%
Evaluation of Heart Function (LVF Assessment) 99.0% 100%
Medicated for Heart Dysfunction (ACE Inhibitor or ARB for LVSD) 97.0% 100%
Overall Heart Attack or Chest Pain 98.8% 99.4%
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge 99.0% 100%
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes of Arrival 55.0% Not enough
information to report
PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival 96.0% 100%
Overall Pneumonia 95.5% 97.8%
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s) 96.0% 98.0%
Overall Readmission Rates* 19.4% 19.9%
While in Emergency Department (ED)
Average Time Patients Spent in the ED after the Doctor Decided to Admit Them to the Hospital before Leaving for Their Hospital Room 97 minutes 117 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Being Sent Home 133 minutes 113 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Seen by Healthcare Professional 24 minutes 38 minutes
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Data collected: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Data for Overall Readmission Rates collected: 07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012*