Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

56%

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


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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection 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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55%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% lower than the national average

56%

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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%73%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%75%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%42%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%66%

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%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Nancy Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Paksima

Eye exam

Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Rothstein

Jose Jun 06 2021

Review for Dr. Alwani

I don't like going to the doctor's but since I'm coming here I am more compliant .staff makes you comfortable .Dr Alwani has lots of patience with her patients she spend s time with you till you are satisfied .I alwayl eave here happy and staff makes sure you have smiles .highly recomed.

Jun 02 2021

Review for Dr. Alwani

The staffs are very patient and the clinic atmosphere is like a home specially Dr. Salima, she treats her patient as family. She is very detailed and spends time consulting the well being of her patients. No rushing.

SG Jun 02 2021

Review for Dr. Alwani

Location

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

8900 Van Wyck Expy, Jamaica, NY 11418

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