Buffalo General Medical Center

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average


Buffalo General Medical Center is a medical facility located in Buffalo, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Buffalo General 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%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Buffalo General Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%45%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%60%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Lopez is an amazing doctor. He cares very much for his patients. He is friendly, soft spoken and a respectful doctor.

Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Lopez

Dr. Anders performed an anterior hip replacement of my left hip after my car accident. A little over a year later and no complications. I was up and walking in days and my quality of life is vastly improved.

Dan McKowan Jun 15 2021

Review for Dr. Anders

I am very satisfied with the care and expertise of Dr Rabadi.

Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Rabadi

Dr. O’Hara was great at finding out what the problem with my knee was and really professional and personable.

James Czuba Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. O'Hara

always gives you his best bedside manner. Makes an uncomfortable process as comfy as possible.

Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Griswold

Location

Buffalo General Medical Center

100 High St, Buffalo, NY 14203

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