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
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Beds: 609
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(46 reviews)

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Reviewed 6 days ago
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Emanuel Grantham

"One of the worse..."

Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the worse hospital I ever experienced. I arrived in this hospital in pain, a level 10. The documents you are ask to are designed to shave the hospital only, not you. Your rights will be violated... more

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Jeramy Utara

"Generally, the staff are..."

Reviewed 7 days ago

Generally, the staff are kind and willing to help - many will stop you in the hallways to offer directions if you look lost.
The doctors and their work are great.
Sadly, just about everything... more

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Carmela Giambalvo

"I love my doctors..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love my doctors at MedStar Georgetown, but trying to get a call back is almost impossible. I am thinking of changing doctors because of this. Also their billing system is horrible. Each bill has 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
Not Available
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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