Compare Hospital Patient Experience

Penobscot Valley Hospital vs. St Joseph Hospital

Patient Experience Comparison

Learn and compare hospital patient experience at Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln, Maine and St Joseph Hospital in Bangor, Maine

Quality Measure Penobscot Valley Hospital
St Joseph Hospital
Summary Star Rating Summary Star Rating
Summary star rating
Average Good
Nurse Communication Rating Nurse Communication Rating
Nurse communication - star rating
Average Good
Doctor Communication Rating Doctor Communication Rating
Doctor communication - star rating
Fair Average
Staff Responsiveness Rating Staff Responsiveness Rating
Staff responsiveness - star rating
Good Good
Pain Management Rating Pain Management Rating
Pain management - star rating
Good Average
Medicication Explanation Rating Medicication Explanation Rating
Communication about medicines - star rating
Average Good
Cleanliness Rating Cleanliness Rating
Cleanliness - star rating
Good Average
Quiet Rooms Rating Quiet Rooms Rating
Quietness - star rating
Average Average
Discharge Information Rating Discharge Information Rating
Discharge information - star rating
Good Good
Care Transition Rating Care Transition Rating
Care transition - star rating
Fair Good
Overall Hospital Rating Overall Hospital Rating
Overall hospital rating - star rating
Fair Good
Recommend Hospital Rating Recommend Hospital Rating
Recommend hospital - star rating
Average Excellent
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The Hospital Compare program includes a scheme whereby recently discharged patients are asked to complete a standardized patient survey called the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey. The survey asks questions that can help determine the level of care that patients received at the Medicare certified hospital that they were treated in. The information is then published for the general population.