Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average


Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital is a medical facility located in Boston, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

1 rating was worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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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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80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%86%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%61%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very efficient and professional team. Faulkner hospital a well oiled machine Out of bed day of surgery (sounds tough but it sets the road to recovery: you are going to be better sooner)

Oct 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ready

I had my left knee replacement in 2019 and my right knee replacement this July. I highly recommend Dr Fitz. After decades of living with pain, finally my quality of life is so much better.

Michael Andreoli Oct 25 2020

Review for Dr. Fitz

Dorothy Fairchild Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Homenko

The most caring and amazing doctor

Eyad S Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Anderson

Easy to talk to, caring

Oct 22 2020

Review for Dr. Wendt

Location

Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital

1153 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130

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