Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

52%

Patients that would definitely recommend
18% lower than the national average


Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center is a medical facility located in Edison, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Bariatric Surgery 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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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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54%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
15% lower than the national average

52%

Would definitely recommend
18% lower than the national average

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK 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%70%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%52%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%79%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%41%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%50%66%

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%40%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

professional, friendly and made me feel extremely comfortable. I would recommend Dr Ark to my family and friends.

roseanne sciancalepore May 12 2021

Review for Dr. Ark

no problems !! great !

P. S. May 10 2021

Review for Dr. Klein

Betsy Chess May 10 2021

Review for Dr. Yanni

I left my consul feeling confident n well informed n know moving forward with my bladder surgery that I came to the best Dr and trust I made the right decision.thank u Dr Stifelman.

Jeannine Odonohue May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Stifelman

Very pleasant, knowledgeable physician.

May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Ritchie

Location

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

65 James St, Edison, NJ 08820

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