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Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham

Explore care at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham in Needham, MA, and compare its services, physicians, and hospital ratings on Healthgrades. Find the best healthcare options for your needs, all in one place.

65%

Patient Experience Rating

4% lower than the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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60%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

10% lower than the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend

4% lower than the national average

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%74%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%48%63%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%60%60%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%86%86%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%47%50%

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%37%59%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%60%71%

Providers

Provider Reviews

First Dr Wason has the warmth most caring bedside manner of any doctor I’ve ever met. He listens and responds with answers with details in a way that we could understand. Dr Wasan presented me with option and never ever pressured or pushed for any procedures. I’ve struggled with BPH/prostrate issues...

Mario R Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Wason

I was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer almost 4 years ago. Prognosis was grim. I am a retired Rn and have developed a relationship with Dr Shea and her wonderful team. They are honest , direct and compassionate.I highly recommend Dr. Shea.

Jul 05 2024

Review for Dr. Shea

Dr. Weitzel did a remarkable job on my Rotator Cuff repair highly recommend him.

Kevin Fitzpatrick Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Weitzel

From the very first visit the difference between the quality of care, organization of the practice and ACTUAL expertise and level of care from the Doctor himself were top notch. I have been to a lot of doctors...and truly working with Dr Wuerz has been the best experience. He follows up, he went...

Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Wuerz

This Dr fixed my cross eye. Im very happy.

Jon Jun 30 2024

Review for Dr. Larocca

Location

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham

148 Chestnut St, Needham MA 02492

CallDirections

(781) 453-3000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham located?

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham is located at 148 Chestnut St, Needham, MA 02492. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham highly rated with patients?

60% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham score well in safety ratings?

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Contact Us

148 Chestnut St

Needham, MA 02492

Directions

(781) 453-3000