Winthrop-University Hospital

259 1st St, Mineola NY, 11501

(516) 415-0391

74% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Winthrop-University Hospital has achieved 9 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Winthrop-University Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 2 Hospital Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Winthrop-University Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 7 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 448 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 585 hospital cases and a national average of 411 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 331 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1004 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 828 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1717 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 804 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 336 hospital cases and a national average of 85 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 597 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 238 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 120 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 166 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1281 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 454 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 392 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 321 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 921 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 147 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 105 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 292 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 434 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 902 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 67 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 4935 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 8242 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 183 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 666 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 554 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 334 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 562 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 51 hospital cases and a national average of 88 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 52 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 766 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 893 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 108 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 173 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 79 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 231 hospital cases and a national average of 137 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 83 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Patient Experience

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74% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Winthrop-University Hospital
  • 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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Patient Safety Ratings

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Rated Better Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 7 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
4 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Winthrop-University Hospital

259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

From Southern State Parkway:
Exit 19 North (Peninsula Blvd.) to S. Franklin St. Left on S. Franklin St., which becomes N. Franklin St. and then Franklin Ave. After crossing Old Country Rd., Franklin becomes Mineola Blvd. Stay on Mineola Blvd to 2nd St. Turn left on 2nd St. Proceed to Hospital.

From Northern State Parkway:
Exit 28 South (Willis Ave.) Continue on Willis for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn right on Second St. Proceed to Hospital.

From Long Island Expressway:
Exit 37 South (Willis Ave.) Continue on Willis for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn right on Second St. Proceed to Hospital.

From Long Island Railroad to Mineola Station:
Head north toward Second St. Turn left on Second St. Proceed to Hospital.

Parking

The visitors parking facility is accessible from Second Street crossing over Third Avenue and proceeding past the brick Security booth. Emergency Department parking (limited to vehicles bringing patients for emergency care) is available in a designated area to the north of the Security booth. All non-emergency visitors are asked to follows the signs to the left of the Emergency Room Ambulance Bay and proceed to the visitor parking facility (a five-tiered garage immediately south of the main hospital, which is connected by a weather-protected footbridge on the first level.) There is a fee for this parking facility. If you have issues concerning parking they should be directed to the Security Department, which can be reached during regular business hours at 516-663-2520.

Facility Information

First Voluntary Hospital in Long Island (1896) Clinical Campus and primary teaching affiliate of Stony Brook School of Medicine New York Designated Regional Trauma Center First and only Long Island hospital to demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health record(EHR) technology during the 2011 federal fiscal year Regional Perinatal Center Long Island's only Fetal Surgery program NACHRI Designated Children's Hospital Hypertrophoc Cardiomyopathy(HCM) Center of Excellence Coronary Artery Disease Program has earned the American Health Association's(AHA) Get With The Guidelines®(GWTG)Gold Achievement Award NY State Department of Health Stroke Center Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Gold Achievement Award for stroke care First Neurological Intesive Care Unit on Long Island Natinoal Association of Epilepsy Centers(NAEC) Level-4 Epilepsy Center Only hospital in Long Island to offer Deep Brand Stimulation(DBS) for movement disorders American College of Surgeons(ACOS) Accredited Cancer Program Cancer care services the first and only hemotology/oncology team on Long Island to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative(QOPI)Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of CLinical Oncology(ASCO) Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers First nationally accredited Breast Health Center in Nassau County Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology(ACR) First CyberKnife Center in the New York Metro Area Accredited Sleep Disorders Center First Diabetes Education Center in New York State recognized by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with National Standards for Diabetes Self Management Education and Support First New York State Major Teaching Hospital to be awarded a Gold Seal of Approval for Inpatient Diabetes Care by the Joint Commission Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Nassau County satellite of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program(WTCMMTP) centered at Stony Brook University Medical Center Certified Home Health Agency and Long Term Home Health Care Program named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™