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
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"BMC has always been..."

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Jessica Theophile

"BMC has always been..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

BMC has always been a place where I’ve received excellent care and service. I had to come to the ER here a few years ago, and I still tell people about the doctors’ and nurses’ pleasant bedside manner... more

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Juliana Cardona

"My father was recently..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My father was recently admitted at the BMC and we’re incredibly pleased with the attention and service he received from all the staff. Everyone from the food service, house keeping to nurses and doctors... more

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Juliana Cardona

"My father was recently..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My father was recently admitted at the BMC and we’re incredibly pleased with the attention and service he received from all the staff. Everyone from the food service, house keeping to nurses and doctors... 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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