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JFK University Medical Center

JFK University Medical Center is a medical facility located in Edison, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™, Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

55%

Patient Experience Rating

9% 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 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial 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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

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

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

Worse 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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56%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% lower than the national average

55%

Would definitely recommend

9% lower than the national average

JFK University 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%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%69%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%45%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%52%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%78%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%40%47%

JFK University Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

To the point. Caring.

Jun 18 2024

Review for Dr. Stier

Dr. Jawed was professional, caring and excellent surgeon! I've had no complications and everything is going exactly as I was told. I would recommend him to my family!

Jun 17 2024

Review for Dr. Jawed

Very thorough and efficient treatment for my son’s broken wrist. Walk-in hours are very convenient too!

Sharon Richards Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Bloom

He took the time to listen to all my symptoms and complete a thorough examination. He was patient and made helpful recommendations. He was considerate and really listened to my concerns!He also helped my mother years ago! He is wonderful!

Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Zhang

Dr. Stier evaluated my problem with my hip, took an xray, then reassured me I did not need a hip replacement. Just plain old age arthritis.

S. Boss Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Stier

Location

JFK University Medical Center

65 James St, Edison NJ 08820

CallDirections

(732) 321-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is JFK University Medical Center located?

JFK University Medical Center is located at 65 James St, Edison, NJ 08820. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has JFK University Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, JFK University Medical Center has been awarded with America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™, Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™, and 1 more in the past two years.

Is JFK University Medical Center highly rated with patients?

56% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does JFK University 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 JFK University Medical Center?

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

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Contact Us

65 James St

Edison, NJ 08820

Directions

(732) 321-7000