The federal government collects records on hospital performance in many categories. You can use this database to find hospitals in your area, and a few big ones in the city, to see how they did on 55 different measures of hospital performance. Choose to see all the data on one hospital using the box on the left or by clicking on one hospital on the map. Or you can first choose a category of measure -- mortality rates, for example -- and then a condition in the box on the right to get a table of all the hospitals' scores on that one measure. If you are in an individual hospital page and a single datapoint catches your eye, click on the description to see the scores of all hospitals. Data released in December 2013 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, except for statistics on hospital acquired conditions, which were issued in July 2013. (Read more about this data)

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Hospital-acquired conditions


These measures show how often patients got certain serious conditions while in the hospital, that might have been prevented if the hospital followed procedures based on best practices and scientific evidence. The rate is the number of cases per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges, except for the foreign object rate, which only takes into account surgical cases.

Air embolism

HospitalHospital rateU.S. rate
Beth Israel Medical Center00.003
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center00.003
Eastern Long Island Hospital00.003
Franklin Hospital00.003
Glen Cove Hospital00.003
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center00.003
Huntington Hospital0.0610.003
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson00.003
Long Beach Medical Center00.003
Long Island Jewish Medical Center00.003
Mercy Medical Center00.003
Montefiore Medical Center00.003
Mount Sinai Hospital0.0240.003
Nassau University Medical Center00.003
New York-Presbyterian Hospital0.0160.003
North Shore University Hospital00.003
NYU Hospitals Center00.003
Peconic Bay Medical Center00.003
Plainview Hospital00.003
South Nassau Communities Hospital00.003
Southampton Hospital00.003
Southside Hospital00.003
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital00.003
St. Charles Hospital00.003
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn00.003
St. Joseph Hospital00.003
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital00.003
University Hospital ( Stony Brook )00.003
Winthrop-University Hospital00.003

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