Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

68%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average


Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is a medical facility located in Somerville, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

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%78%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%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Elizabeth Meyer Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Potluri

Daniel Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. Verma

Sep 14 2021

Review for Dr. Juliano

Debbie Sep 14 2021

Review for Dr. Goldstein

I have been seeing Dr. Ashinsky since 2003. He is always extremely knowledgeable about a variety of conditions and can even quote statistics related to research. His referrals are always excellent Physicians /NPs. I have every confidence in his abilities- plus he has a great sense of humor.

Susan Gray Sep 14 2021

Review for Dr. Ashinsky

Location

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

110 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

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