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Surgical Complications

This section shows serious complications that patients with "Original Medicare" experienced during a hospital stay or after having certain inpatient surgical procedures.  These complications can often be prevented if hospitals follow procedures based on best practices and scientific evidence.

Data shown below for Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is from the most recent update of CMS Hospital Compare / Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

Measure Our Performance National Result Notes:
Rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patients. Number of cases too small. 2.8%
Serious complications (From PSI). No different than the National Rate. 1.00
Deaths among patients with serious treatable complications after surgery (From PSI). Number of cases too small. 139.05