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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 102 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 534 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 46 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 94 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 570 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 144 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 37 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 37 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 184 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 50 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 134 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 472 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 411 cases.

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 11 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Somerville Hospital

230 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143