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Pascack Valley Medical Center

Pascack Valley Medical Center is a medical facility located in Westwood, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™.

67%

Patient Experience Rating

3% 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

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

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

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

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

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

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

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% higher than the national average

67%

Would definitely recommend

3% higher than the national average

Pascack Valley 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%73%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%47%

Pascack Valley Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

This concerns my first visit with Dr. Avezzano. I'm 71 years old and I finally found an intelligent gastro. He listened, and listened while I said some mildly weird (but true) details of my crippling journey. I'm ecstatic that this doctor is using modern technology instead of being a one trick...

JC Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Avezzano

Dr. Levin is the most skilled, conscientious, knowledgeable orthopedic surgeon. His bedside manner is by fat the BEST. This Dr. LISTENS and gives well thought out responses that work. His staff is wonderful. They all know how to treat patients to feel comfortable. Dr. Levin and his practice is TOP...

Annie Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Levin

After Mohs surgery for two very tiny squamous cancer spots below my lower lip, I was left with one third of my lip missing and a large hole in my chin beneath the lip. I was so fortunate to have found Dr. Feintisch. He was able to line up the lip and it is very difficult to see that anything at...

Donna R Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Feintisch

Dr. Levin is EXCELLENT with his extensive experience and wide range of knowledge, he deserves 10 stars. I have many other issues besides lower back pain and he’s so generous with taking time to listen and give me helpful advice. He is the most sincere, compassionate surgeon I know. So patient....

Annie Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Levin

A good listener and always helpful.

Jun 09 2024

Review for Dr. Dombrowski

Location

Pascack Valley Medical Center

250 Old Hook Rd, Westwood NJ 07675

CallDirections

(201) 383-1035

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Pascack Valley Medical Center located?

Pascack Valley Medical Center is located at 250 Old Hook Rd, Westwood, NJ 07675. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Pascack Valley Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Pascack Valley Medical Center has been awarded with Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Pascack Valley Medical Center highly rated with patients?

68% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Pascack Valley 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 Pascack Valley Medical Center?

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

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Contact Us

250 Old Hook Rd

Westwood, NJ 07675

Directions

(201) 383-1035