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Clinical Quality Awards

Lutheran Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality Ratings

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 457 hospital cases and a national average of 185 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 628 hospital cases and a national average of 417 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 114 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 211 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 522 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 98 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 120 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 31 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 245 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 183 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 107 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 106 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 351 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 89 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 249 hospital cases and a national average of 152 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 511 hospital cases and a national average of 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3820 hospital cases and a national average of 1447 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 7635 hospital cases and a national average of 2925 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 116 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 498 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 241 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 137 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 315 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 467 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 346 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 148 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Patient Safety Ratings

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Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 10 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance 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

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Lutheran Medical Center

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220