Brookwood Medical Center

Brookwood Medical Center Dr, Homewood, AL, United States   |   2058771000   |   Website   |  
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About
Year Established: 1867
We are one of the largest private hospitals in the state offering a wide range of comprehensive medical and surgical services. Our medical center is affiliated with Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a nationwide... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 631
Employees: 2,500
Physicians: 900
53%
(50 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6741
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"My dad has spent..."

Reviewed 2 months ago
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Natalie S

"My dad has spent..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

My dad has spent the past several months in and out of Brookwood because of his lung cancer, brain cancer, and spinal cord cancer. The staff at this place is ridiculous, especially the nurses on the cancer... more

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Pamela Warren Jones

"I am a seasoned..."

Reviewed 6 months ago

I am a seasoned medical professional. I had a horrible experience with this hospital. My brother was discharged with a blood clot in his heart and in Atrial Fib even though we requested a longer stay due... more

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Gary Hoover

"Went to the emergency..."

Reviewed 6 months ago

Went to the emergency room for my wife she was happy and talk highly about them there and she would go back again thanks Brook wood Hospital

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 96%
(2% below the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 99%
(equal to the 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 - 92%
(2% above 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 - 15.9%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.8%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 18.2%
(0.1% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.3%
(0.3% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 6.3%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.9%
(0.9% above the national rate)
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