Tufts Medical Center

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend

9% higher than the national average

Tufts Medical Center is a medical facility located in Boston, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Pulmonary Care Excellence 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™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

2 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2021

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than 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

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend

9% higher than the national average

Tufts Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Tufts Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Feeling so much better after surgery. The whole office is awesome! Mark

Mark Aug 17 2022

Review for Dr. Safain

Mary Trainer Aug 16 2022

Review for Dr. Wu

Excellent surgeon with a great medical team and exceptional hospital

scott estey Aug 12 2022

Review for Dr. Kryzanski

I would highly recommend Dr Kapasi! He saw the problem with my back and administered a shot, which alleviated my pain. He took the time to explain the condition and procedures with a pleasant and professional manner.

Carol Stima Aug 12 2022

Review for Dr. Kapasi

All visits have been pleasant and helpful.

Lawrence Crumb Aug 11 2022

Review for Dr. Wang

Location

Tufts Medical Center

800 Washington St, Boston MA 02111

CallDirections

(617) 636-5000

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800 Washington St

Boston, MA 02111

Directions

(617) 636-5000