Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States   |   (202) 877 7000   |   Website   |  
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About
Year Established: 1958
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a not-for-profit, 926-bed, major teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private hospital in the nation’s capital and among the 50 largest hospitals in... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 926
55%
(74 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6974
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Christopher White

"Been waiting in the..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been waiting in the emergency room going on 6 hours. A nurse took pity on me and helped me out and I really appreciated it. They work hard here and the emergency room can get overwhelmed quickly, so be... more

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Christopher White

"Been waiting in the..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been waiting in the emergency room going on 6 hours. A nurse took pity on me and helped me out and I really appreciated it. They work hard here and the emergency room can get overwhelmed quickly, so be... more

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Jean Capps

"I took someone undergoing..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I took someone undergoing withdrawal from opioids to the ER on a weekend afternoon. They received excellent care from a doctor that really knew what he was doing. The service was superb. My only wish is... 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 - 98%
(1% below the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 96%
(4% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 96%
(6% 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 - 1%
(5% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.0%
(0.2% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 9.9%
(2% below 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 - 24.5%
(1.5% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 7.2%
(1.8% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.5%
(0.5% above the national rate)
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