Boston Medical Center Corporation

840 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, United States   |   6176388000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1855
Boston Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Boston, MA. It performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals in 2 adult specialties, as shown below. The... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 496
Employees: 4,500
Physicians: 1,240
71%
(123 reviews)
United States: Ranked #3882
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"Everyone treated me like..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
June Leonard

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June Leonard

"Everyone treated me like..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone treated me like I am the only patient. My per op screening was though. Now I confident having my surgery at BMC

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Mugen SpÖonEr

"These people will have..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These people will have you waiting until you die please don't go here REALLY they suck full with crack heads and meth addicts,
Plus the workers gossiping about patients plz stay 4 here the emergency... more

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Vic G

"Staff here is amazing...."

Reviewed 2 months ago

Staff here is amazing. Especially the Moakley building and the center for digestive disorders. Doctors and nurses alike.
The facilities are state of the art. And of course very well maintained. Excellent!... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 90%
(6% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 83%
(9% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 87%
(3% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 4%
(2% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.2%
(equal to the the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 10.9%
(1% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.1%
(3.8% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.9%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.6%
(0.2% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 17.6%
(1.6% above the national rate)
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