Newton Medical Center

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average


Newton Medical Center is a medical facility located in Newton, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Stroke 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection 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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Newton 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

Newton Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Littman was fabulous.I had a problem with my bladder and he described my problem and then offered different solutions to help me. We the. Worked together to find a plan that I was comfortable with and I ended up going for robotic surgery. He really changed my life and I am forever greatful!

Janet Aug 04 2021

Review for Dr. Littman

Wonderful experience with Dr. Koval. I would definitely recommend Dr. Koval to my friends and family members.

Robert Sherwood Jul 22 2021

Review for Kimberly Koval

Lucy Jul 22 2021

Review for Dr. Weinschenk

Jul 21 2021

Review for Dr. Kahlam

Dr. Kane is an exceptional hematologist. He’s knowledgeable and personable.

Terry C Jul 17 2021

Review for Dr. Kane

Location

Newton Medical Center

175 High St, Newton, NJ 07860

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