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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Mortality and re-admission rates


Mortality rates focus on whether patients died within 30 days of hospitalization. Readmission rates focus on whether patients were hospitalized again within 30 days. Death rates and rates of readmission show whether a hospital is doing its best to prevent complications, teach patients at discharge, and ensure patients make a smooth transition to their home or other setting. The rates, per 1,000 patients, are based on people with Medicare who are 65 and older and take into account how sick patients were upon initial hospitalization.


Heart attack death rate

HospitalRateDescription
National average15.2Actual national rate
Beth Israel Medical Center14.4No different than U.S. rate
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center15.6No different than U.S. rate
Eastern Long Island Hospital14.0No different than U.S. rate
Franklin Hospital14.2No different than U.S. rate
Glen Cove Hospital15.9No different than U.S. rate
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center14.3No different than U.S. rate
Huntington Hospital16.6No different than U.S. rate
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson12.3Better than U.S. rate
Long Beach Medical Center16.8No different than U.S. rate
Long Island Jewish Medical Center14.0No different than U.S. rate
Mercy Medical Center14.3No different than U.S. rate
Montefiore Medical Center11.1Better than U.S. rate
Mount Sinai Hospital12.8No different than U.S. rate
Nassau University Medical Center15.8No different than U.S. rate
New York-Presbyterian Hospital10.9Better than U.S. rate
North Shore University Hospital13.0Better than U.S. rate
Northport VA Medical Center15.5No different than U.S. rate
NYU Hospitals Center9.4Better than U.S. rate
Peconic Bay Medical Center15.2No different than U.S. rate
Plainview Hospital14.4No different than U.S. rate
South Nassau Communities Hospital14.4No different than U.S. rate
Southampton Hospital14.1No different than U.S. rate
Southside Hospital12.0Better than U.S. rate
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital13.4No different than U.S. rate
St. Charles Hospital14.9No different than U.S. rate
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn12.3Better than U.S. rate
St. Joseph Hospital18.2No different than U.S. rate
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital13.0No different than U.S. rate
University Hospital ( Stony Brook )13.2No different than U.S. rate
Winthrop-University Hospital14.5No different than U.S. rate

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