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 readmission rate

National average23.0Actual national rate
Beth Israel Medical Center26.1Worse than U.S. rate
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center28.9Worse than U.S. rate
Eastern Long Island Hospital22.7No different than U.S. rate
Franklin Hospital23.7No different than U.S. rate
Glen Cove Hospital25.3No different than U.S. rate
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center24.0No different than U.S. rate
Huntington Hospital23.5No different than U.S. rate
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson22.9No different than U.S. rate
Long Beach Medical Center25.7No different than U.S. rate
Long Island Jewish Medical Center23.6No different than U.S. rate
Mercy Medical Center26.6No different than U.S. rate
Montefiore Medical Center26.4Worse than U.S. rate
Mount Sinai Hospital24.4No different than U.S. rate
Nassau University Medical Center29.0Worse than U.S. rate
New York-Presbyterian Hospital24.8Worse than U.S. rate
North Shore University Hospital25.3Worse than U.S. rate
Northport VA Medical Center24.7No different than U.S. rate
NYU Hospitals Center20.9No different than U.S. rate
Peconic Bay Medical Center20.0No different than U.S. rate
Plainview Hospital22.9No different than U.S. rate
South Nassau Communities Hospital25.6Worse than U.S. rate
Southampton Hospital24.3No different than U.S. rate
Southside Hospital22.0No different than U.S. rate
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital27.8Worse than U.S. rate
St. Charles Hospital26.0No different than U.S. rate
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn22.3No different than U.S. rate
St. Joseph Hospital22.3No different than U.S. rate
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital29.6Worse than U.S. rate
University Hospital ( Stony Brook )23.7No different than U.S. rate
Winthrop-University Hospital22.0No different than U.S. rate

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