RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick

1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl, New Brunswick NJ, 08901

(732) 828-3000

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 628 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1259 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1282 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1995 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 542 cases.

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Worse Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 309 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 476 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 196 cases.

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As Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 152 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 292 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 982 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 369 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 242 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 253 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 634 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 100 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 91 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 128 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 610 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 803 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 112 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1905 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3698 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 219 cases.

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As Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 772 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 388 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 339 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 363 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 115 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 634 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 884 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 139 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 115 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 107 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 228 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 52 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

76% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

Rated As Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 7 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
16 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick

1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901