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.

Pneumonia readmission rate

National average17.6Actual national rate
Beth Israel Medical Center21.7Worse than U.S. rate
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center20.8Worse than U.S. rate
Eastern Long Island Hospital17.1No different than U.S. rate
Franklin Hospital18.5No different than U.S. rate
Glen Cove Hospital17.2No different than U.S. rate
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center18.5No different than U.S. rate
Huntington Hospital20.2Worse than U.S. rate
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson16.8No different than U.S. rate
Long Beach Medical Center18.9No different than U.S. rate
Long Island Jewish Medical Center18.5No different than U.S. rate
Mercy Medical Center17.1No different than U.S. rate
Montefiore Medical Center19.0No different than U.S. rate
Mount Sinai Hospital19.8Worse than U.S. rate
Nassau University Medical Center21.6Worse than U.S. rate
New York-Presbyterian Hospital19.2No different than U.S. rate
North Shore University Hospital18.1No different than U.S. rate
Northport VA Medical Center21.2No different than U.S. rate
NYU Hospitals Center15.7No different than U.S. rate
Peconic Bay Medical Center19.5No different than U.S. rate
Plainview Hospital17.9No different than U.S. rate
South Nassau Communities Hospital19.8No different than U.S. rate
Southampton Hospital18.0No different than U.S. rate
Southside Hospital17.2No different than U.S. rate
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital21.2Worse than U.S. rate
St. Charles Hospital18.1No different than U.S. rate
St. Francis Hospital Roslyn13.9Better than U.S. rate
St. Joseph Hospital16.8No different than U.S. rate
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital20.5Worse than U.S. rate
University Hospital ( Stony Brook )21.5Worse than U.S. rate
Winthrop-University Hospital17.6No different than U.S. rate

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