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Hunterdon Medical Center

Hunterdon Medical Center is a medical facility located in Flemington, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.

65%

Patient Experience Rating

1% higher 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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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and 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

1 rating was better than expected

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better 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

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

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

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

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

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

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

Better than 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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

2% higher than the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend

1% higher than the national average

Hunterdon 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%79%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%47%

Hunterdon Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Highly recommended! Dr. Schafernak is both personable and knowledgeable. He listened to me. He took the time to figure out what I needed. (After going to another cardiologist who I will politely not give specifics about.) Dr. Schafernak performed a catheterization and found significant blockage...

Laura D, Lebanon NJ May 21 2024

Review for Dr. Schafranek

Dr. Bowers is an excellent doctor! She is very sweet and cares about her patients. I started seeing Dr. Bowers about a year ago. I came in upset and at my wits end with my hormonal acne. I had seen so many doctors already and nothing was working.Dr. Bowers took the time to speak with me about my...

Dayna S May 18 2024

Review for Dr. Bowers

In our world, it is sometimes challenging to find professionals who hold high ethical standards. A surgeon may earn money performing surgery; however, a caring, ethical medical doctor will advise what is best for us as patients, never forgetting their oath. I witnessed this today with Dr. Jay...

Al Siano May 16 2024

Review for Dr. Bernstein

Very expensive and not useless procedure

May 11 2024

Review for Dr. Pauza

Dr. David Salz is friendly, compassionate, caring and very thorough. He explains things in detail and put you at ease immediately. I found the staff at The Eye Specialists to be very cordial and the office runs efficiently.

May 11 2024

Review for Dr. Salz

Location

Hunterdon Medical Center

2100 Wescott Dr, Flemington NJ 08822

CallDirections

(908) 788-6100

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Hunterdon Medical Center located?

Hunterdon Medical Center is located at 2100 Wescott Dr, Flemington, NJ 08822. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Hunterdon Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Hunterdon Medical Center has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Hunterdon Medical Center highly rated with patients?

67% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Hunterdon Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Hunterdon Medical Center?

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

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

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Contact Us

2100 Wescott Dr

Flemington, NJ 08822

Directions

(908) 788-6100