Bingham Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital, which is providing medical care for people living in Blackfoot, Idaho. Growing form a small medical care facility, this hospital has now 95 beds and, as statistics say, close to 10,000 people visited its emergency room alone in the past year.
The number of hospital admissions is close to 1,800 and there have been done 754 inpatient and 3,193 outpatient surgeries. This information means that the hospital is providing good quality medical services for the people living in the area, in the state of Idaho.
Following the requirements of a federal program, Bingham Memorial Hospital, along with other American hospitals, has conducted a quick research among recently discharged patients. These persons have been required to provide their personal opinion about certain aspects related to the quality of the medical care that they have received.
Louis Kraml, Bingham Memorial CEO, is working at a vision for the future, and this is clearly seen in the results of this study as well. Former Bingham Memorial hospital patients have been asked whether they would recommend the hospital to friends and family, and 73% of them said yes. When they were asked to rate the hospital, 71% have rated it highest or very high.
The research also evaluated the nurses, which were considered to be courteous and respectful. Patients have also appreciated the fact that the nurses were good listeners, providing useful information when they were asked to do so.
The doctors at Bingham Memorial were also considered to be courteous and good listeners, providing helpful and detailed information related to the medical condition of the patients. High scores were also awarded for the speed with which doctors and nurses responded to the needs of the patients, as well as to the pain management options.
Recently discharged Bingham Memorial Hospital patients have also mentioned and appreciated that when they were ready to leave the hospital, they were informed about the process and even given written prescriptions about the recovery process. The rooms at Bingham Memorial Hospital, as well as the bathrooms, were also evaluated as being very clean. The College of Massage Therapy has received a lot of positive press as well.
The American Hospital Association compiles data related to the activity of American hospitals on a yearly basis, using details coming from annual surveys and other sources of information. The medical staff at Bingham Memorial Hospital is always trying to improve their medical activity, and this can be easily demonstrated by the new medical procedures that are implemented every year.
There has been one year since acid reflux patients that come to Bingham Memorial are offered treatment using a new procedure. Doctors have said that this revolutionary procedure is a lot easier on patients in comparison with other procedures that were done in the past.
Small magnets on a titanium enclosure are used to keep the esophagus closed, so that content from the stomach does not come up. According to s the general surgeon, Bingham Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in Idaho that is providing this rapid and easy medical procedure to persons suffering from the acid reflux condition. The time needed for this medical procedure ranges from 20 to 60 minutes.