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 failure death rate

HospitalRateDescription
National average11.7Actual national rate
Beth Israel Medical Center10.4No different than U.S. rate
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center10.1No different than U.S. rate
Eastern Long Island Hospital11.0No different than U.S. rate
Franklin Hospital12.7No different than U.S. rate
Glen Cove Hospital12.3No different than U.S. rate
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center9.9No different than U.S. rate
Huntington Hospital10.8No different than U.S. rate
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson11.2No different than U.S. rate
Long Beach Medical Center11.3No different than U.S. rate
Long Island Jewish Medical Center10.3No different than U.S. rate
Mercy Medical Center12.5No different than U.S. rate
Montefiore Medical Center8.9Better than U.S. rate
Mount Sinai Hospital9.3Better than U.S. rate
Nassau University Medical Center13.9No different than U.S. rate
New York-Presbyterian Hospital8.3Better than U.S. rate
North Shore University Hospital13.5Worse than U.S. rate
Northport VA Medical Center10.7No different than U.S. rate
NYU Hospitals Center7.7Better than U.S. rate
Peconic Bay Medical Center12.8No different than U.S. rate
Plainview Hospital11.6No different than U.S. rate
South Nassau Communities Hospital11.1No different than U.S. rate
Southampton Hospital11.9No different than U.S. rate
Southside Hospital12.9No different than U.S. rate
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital12.0No different than U.S. rate
St. Charles Hospital9.3No different than U.S. rate
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn9.6Better than U.S. rate
St. Joseph Hospital12.6No different than U.S. rate
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital9.9No different than U.S. rate
University Hospital ( Stony Brook )10.1No different than U.S. rate
Winthrop-University Hospital11.1No different than U.S. rate

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