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Mount Auburn Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital is a medical facility located in Cambridge, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

75%

Patient Experience Rating

11% higher than the national average

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™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2023)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

1 rating was better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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

As 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

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

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

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

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

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend

11% higher than the national average

Mount Auburn Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%47%

Mount Auburn Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Been going to him for 3 years. He’s gotten everything right so far. Nice guy.

Jul 19 2024

Review for Dr. Miyashita

Dr. Barlow is amazing, knowledgeable, sensitive, thorough, and extremely caring. She is by far one of the best Doctors I have had in years!

N Hughes Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Barlow

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and my doctor couldn't find a good treatment plan for me. Dr. Lakhani quickly reassured me and came up a great plan. More importantly, we were thinking about getting pregnant and she had lots of knowledge about what I could do with my medicines during...

Jenna T. Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Lakhani

It is nice to finally have a doctor that is actually helping my problem. I won’t say where I went before but they gave me inserts for my shoes that was it .

Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Hester

Dr. Schena is the best orthopedic surgeon I have seen. Due to his expertise I now have a new lease on life. He listened when other orthopedic surgeons wouldn’t, and I now have hope. I am thankful beyond words. He is truly a good person as well as an excellent doctor.

Joann O Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Schena

Location

Mount Auburn Hospital

330 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge MA 02138

CallDirections

(617) 492-3500

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Mount Auburn Hospital located?

Mount Auburn Hospital is located at 330 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Mount Auburn Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Mount Auburn Hospital has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Mount Auburn Hospital highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Mount Auburn Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Mount Auburn Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Mount Auburn Hospital profile..

How does Mount Auburn Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

330 Mount Auburn St

Cambridge, MA 02138

Directions

(617) 492-3500