Newton - Wellesley Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Newton - Wellesley Hospital is a medical facility located in Newton, MA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience 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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement, back and neck surgery and rotator cuff surgery.

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

3 ratings were 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

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2024

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

Better than 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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient 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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

2% lower than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%84%80%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%80%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%62%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%52%

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%62%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Eliot is considered the finest retina specialist in the field. He is personable, succinct and willing to explain medical issues to patients in layman's terms w ease. He and his staff are very thorough and determined.

Jim D Mar 03 2024

Review for Dr. Eliott

Dr Fullington repaired my inguinal hernia several months ago and it could not have gone better. She and her PA, Lauren, were very professional and thorough at every stage -- in their initial explanations of the procedure, their care and skill during the procedure, and the followup. I only used...

Tom S Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Fullington

Dr. Banaszek replaced my left shoulder after a bad spill walking on ice. This occurred over the Christmas and New Year's holiday week last year and he and Dr. Snyder fixed me up. I'm back to golfing and am very thankful for the care I received. Dr. Banaszek was an excellent communicator who took...

Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Banaszek Md Msc Frcsc

I had a total knee replacement with Dr Rockett 9 weeks ago. My experience with Dr Rockett and his staff from front desk, nurses, technicians and physical assistance was top notch. Prior to surgery all of my questions & concerns were addressed. Day of surgery went perfectly. Nurse and PA contacted...

Bill D Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Rockett

Great experience all around. Very professional and pleased with the results.

Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Reinhorn

Location

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

2014 Washington St, Newton MA 02462

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(617) 243-6000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Newton - Wellesley Hospital located?

Newton - Wellesley Hospital is located at 2014 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Newton - Wellesley Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Newton - Wellesley Hospital has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Critical Care Excellence Award™, and 3 more in the past two years.

Is Newton - Wellesley Hospital highly rated with patients?

70% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Newton - Wellesley Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Newton - Wellesley Hospital?

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How does Newton - Wellesley Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

2014 Washington St

Newton, MA 02462

Directions

(617) 243-6000