Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University

1 Barnes-Jewish Hosp Plaza, Washington, United States   |   (314) 747-3000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1902
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and the largest private employer in the St. Louis region. An affiliated teaching hospital of Washington... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 1,252
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(1 review)
United States: Ranked #10
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"Excellent Hospital"

Reviewed 2 years ago
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"Excellent Hospital"

Reviewed 2 years ago

Due to a cervical spinal injury from earlier in the year, throughout 2014 I have seen an ungodly number of hospitals. Hopefully my recent stay at Barnes-Jewish will be the end of that, and if so I'll be... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 100%
(4% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 88%
(4% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 89%
(1% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above 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 - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.4%
(1.8% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.0%
(1.1% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.4%
(1.1% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 27.8%
(4.8% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 4.9%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 18.4%
(2.4% above the national rate)
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