Georgetown University Hospital

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC, United States   |   202-444-2000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1898
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 609
55%
(48 reviews)
United States: Ranked #7321
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"First, we have always..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

First, we have always had good luck with the pediatrics at Georgetown. However, my young daughter needs a test, and the department no longer takes walk ins (they did two years ago). We were turned away... more

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walter birkel

"Physicians can be either..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Physicians can be either great or just average. Cone prepared with questions , do your background research and demand full explanation. I cannot understand why they retain a sullen receptionist on the... more

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Carolyn McNee

"Wow, i've had a..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

Wow, i've had a lot of fun being transferred from person to person over the phone, and spending hours of my life on hold. Also, not having access to my child's records despite mailing AND faxing in a... 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
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 95%
(3% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 97%
(7% 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 - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Not Available
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.4%
(1.5% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
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Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.5%
(0.5% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 6.4%
(1% 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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