Saint Barnabas Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Saint Barnabas Medical Center is a medical facility located in Livingston, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve 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

4 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Saint Barnabas 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very prompt and thorough eye exam.

James C. Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Hade

Dr Brabston has been my mother's physician for many years. She is 97 and in very good health thanks to Dr. B. He is caring and extremely knowledgeable. I also started using him several years ago. I am 74. He and his staff are always available, even by phone, if necessary.

TAK Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Brabston

Nathalie Maio Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Feintisch

Dr. Mir doesn't return patients phone calls

Reina Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Mir

Dr. Chandrasekhar has been my ENT for over ten years. She understands the challenges related to my chronic condition and gives me support in dealing with it. She is kind and empathetic. She gives me valuable suggestions on how to deal with it.

Mary M. Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Chandrasekhar

Location

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039

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