News, Media &Educational Articles

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Survey of Patient’s Experience

NORTH CAROLINA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE

NATIONAL AVERAGE

Patients who reported that their nurses “always” communicated well

89%

81%

80%

Patients who reported that their doctors “always” communicated well

86%

83%

82%

Patients who reported that they “always” received help as soon as they wanted

83%

68%

68%

Patients who reported that their pain was “always” well controlled

77%

71%

71%

Patients who reported that staff “always” explained about medicines before giving it to them

74%

66%

65%

Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were “always” clean

82%

72%

74%

Patients who reported that the area around their room was “always” quiet at night

80%

64%

62%

Patients who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home

89%

87%

87%

Patients who “strongly agree” they understood their care when they left the hospital

64%

52%

52%

Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)

87%

71%

72%

Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital

90%

70%

71%

Center of Distinction

Our Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center has been presented the 2015 Center of Distinction Award by Healogics for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months. Read the full article from the March 2016 The Triangle Physician Magazine here.

 

2015 Bull City Race Fest

North Carolina Specialty Hospital was a proud participant in the 3rd Annual Quintiles Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo in Downtown Durham on Sunday, October 18, 2015. This race was in support of Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Below is a photo of our staff members who were up early on a chilly Sunday morning to walk/run!

Bull City Race Fest 10182015

Ranked 10th Nationally in 2015 for Patient Care!

North Carolina Specialty Hospital is very proud to have been ranked 10th Nationally in 2015 for highest quality scores in patient care. We are dedicated and focused on providing exceptional patient care with compassion. View the full report from Modern Healthcare below.

2015 Modern Healthcare National Hospital Patient Care Ranking Report