Westchester Medical Center

56%

Patients that would definitely recommend
14% lower than the national average

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

8 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

5 ratings were as expected View details

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Appendectomy

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Appendectomy

Worse than Expected

Bariatric Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

As Expected

Cardiac

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

As Expected

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

As Expected

As Expected

Heart Attack

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

As Expected

As Expected

Valve Surgery

As Expected

As Expected

Critical Care

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Diabetic Emergencies

As Expected

As Expected

Pulmonary Embolism

As Expected

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Worse than Expected

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Worse than Expected

As Expected

Small Intestine Surgeries

As Expected

As Expected

Gynecologic Surgeries

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

As Expected

Hysterectomy

Worse than Expected

Labor and Delivery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

C-Section Delivery

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

Better than Expected

Neurosciences

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Orthopedic

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

As Expected

Prostate Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

Worse than Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

As Expected

Pulmonary

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As Expected

As Expected

Pneumonia

Worse than Expected

Worse than Expected

Spine Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

As Expected

Vascular

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Worse than Expected

Carotid Procedures

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Worse than 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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  • Patient Rating
  • Care Team
  • Facility
  • Pain Management
53%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
16% lower than the national average

56%

Would definitely recommend
14% lower than the national average

Location

Westchester Medical Center

100 Woods Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595

Contact Us

100 Woods Rd

Valhalla, NY 10595

Directions

(914) 493-7000