Erie County Medical Center

462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY, United States   |   7168983936   |  
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"Erie County Medical Center..."

Reviewed 2 months ago
Michelle Allen

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Michelle Allen

"Erie County Medical Center..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

Erie County Medical Center also known as ECMC deserves No stars, (unfortunately google doesn't allow 0 stars). As an educated well traveled cultured woman, the services and care at this facility in the... more

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Dawna Bennett

"The CPEP program is..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

The CPEP program is heartless and cruel. The experience that my friend just endured yesterday was like stepping into the movie one flew over the cuckoo's nest. The poor girl needed help and they treated... more

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John Jones

"Got finger amputated. They..."

Reviewed 3 months ago

Got finger amputated. They fixed it but it took 6 hours and the nurse said it doesn't "look bad" and shrugged off pain. Just because I managed to attach it together and put it on ice doesn't mean its "not... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 96%
(3% below the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 92%
(4% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 87%
(5% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 86%
(4% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 95%
(3% below 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
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Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.4%
(0.8% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.1%
(0.2% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 18.1%
(0.2% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.7%
(0.7% 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 - 16.6%
(0.6% above the national rate)
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