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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is a medical facility located in Jamaica, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

50%

Patient Experience Rating

14% lower than the national average

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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2024, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2024, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2022

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As 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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51%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

14% lower than the national average

50%

Would definitely recommend

14% lower than the national average

Jamaica Hospital 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%71%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%67%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%50%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%48%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%74%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%38%47%

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr.Featherstone was me and my two sisters pediatrician when we we’re younger and I am now 43. He is very patient, kind and makes you feel very comfortable. His knowledge is respected and appreciated. I recommend my friends to him who have small children. Sending love to him

Kiamesha Rogers Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Featherstone

Very short wait times - super kind and explains everything in detail giving you a complete sense of care.

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Mandal

Dr. Morr diagnosed my spine issue and performed a 3-level ACDF surgery. He was always available to answer all of my questions before and after the surgery. He took his time and I never felt rushed. The surgery was successful and I am now pain free and back to my daily activities and at the gym and...

Jim Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Morr

Was very rude. Talked over top of my father and Daughter . Did not even give them a chance to ask questions. Very dismissive towards them

Terry Christopher Jun 10 2024

Review for Dr. Kaldas

Kindness expertise

Oscar messer May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Feistmann

Location

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

8900 Van Wyck Expy, Jamaica NY 11418

CallDirections

(718) 206-6000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Jamaica Hospital Medical Center located?

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is located at 8900 Van Wyck Expy, Jamaica, NY 11418. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Jamaica Hospital Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center has been awarded with America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™, and 7 more in the past two years.

Is Jamaica Hospital Medical Center highly rated with patients?

51% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Jamaica Hospital Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Jamaica Hospital Medical Center profile..

How does Jamaica Hospital Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

8900 Van Wyck Expy

Jamaica, NY 11418

Directions

(718) 206-6000