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Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center is a medical facility located in Springfield, MA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™, Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™, and more.

63%

Patient Experience Rating

1% lower 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024)

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in hospital outpatient total knee and total hip replacement

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

7 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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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60%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend

1% lower than the national average

Baystate 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%72%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%49%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%51%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%47%

Baystate Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%46%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

My visit was amazing the doctor remembered me from 10 years ago when I saw him for my problem initially. Now 10 years and several MRIs and different doctors opinions later I found myself in the right place. Surgery is being scheduled and my days of suffering with this horrific nerve impingement is...

MARYELLEN Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Cowan

Every time I see Dr Cooper he is pleasant but more importantly, he listens to my questions and concerns and takes time answer thoughtfully. I never feel like he is rushing to finish with the appointment.

Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Cooper

Dr. Cowan is an excellent listener and was interested in what I had to say.Compassionate.Explained my condition and options available and offered a plan of care.Highly recommend Dr Cowan.

Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Cowan

I had many great experiences between the birth of my son & regular checks up. He was there for me when I was at my lowest & very understanding. He did everything that I had asked him to during my labor & delivery. Being a solo physician his practice can be hectic but he is ALWAYS there for his...

Jun 14 2024

Review for Dr. Joulak

Dr. V was very helpful in explaining my results of my nerve test and what I like about her the most is that she’s very down earth and tells it like it is. She did a great job on both of my hands and my thumb. I’m so glad that she did the surgery And I would highly recommend her. You’re in good...

Jun 14 2024

Review for Dr. Vanderzanden

Location

Baystate Medical Center

759 Chestnut St, Springfield MA 01107

CallDirections

(413) 794-0000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Baystate Medical Center located?

Baystate Medical Center is located at 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01107. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Baystate Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Baystate Medical Center has been awarded with America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™, Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and 3 more in the past two years.

Is Baystate Medical Center highly rated with patients?

60% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Baystate Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Baystate Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Baystate Medical Center profile..

How does Baystate Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

759 Chestnut St

Springfield, MA 01107

Directions

(413) 794-0000