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Vital Signs

Facts & Figures

A dose of satisfaction

68%
Percentage of patients at hospitals nationwide

74%
Percentage of patients at hospitals in Vermont and New Hampshire

85%
Percentage at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (MHMH)

59% / 62%
Percentage of patients nationwide / at MHMH who reported that "staff always explained" what a new medicine was for

80% / 85%
Percentage of patients nationwide / at MHMH who reported that upon their discharge "staff discussed help they would need at home" and gave them written information about problems to watch for

56% / 41%
Percentage of patients nationwide / at MHMH who reported that the area around their room was "always quiet at night"

SOURCE: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


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