Brigham and Women's Hospital

75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, United States   |   (617) 732-5500   |   Website   |  
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About
Year Established: 1980
Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world.... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 793
Employees: 3,600
55%
(65 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6
United States: Ranked #6
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"Doctor Scheonfeld told..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lexie

"Doctor Scheonfeld told..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doctor Scheonfeld told me what I did NOT have and said he couldn't do anything for me. Asked me if I wanted pain medicine, I denied, told me to see "pain management" and was on his way. I left so confused.... more

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Ellen Duchene

"Gynecologic Oncology - they..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

Gynecologic Oncology - they are FANTASTIC. Dr. Sarah Feldman & Dr. Colleen Feltmate are compassionate, very knowledgeable and thorough. Even the nurses & medical assistant are great! Everyone is very... more

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Carrie Johnson

"Wasn't happy having my..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

Wasn't happy having my baby delivered here. Waited hours before I was given a bed when I went into labor. They didn't have enough beds and couldn't give me anything for pain until there was a bed. Two... 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 - 98%
(2% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 93%
(1% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 91%
(1% above 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 - 3%
(3% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.7%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 10.8%
(1.1% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 20.8%
(2.5% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.0%
(equal to the the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.1%
(0.3% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 17.2%
(1.2% above the national rate)
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