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30-Day Readmission, Mortality Rates Updated

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2012

Mortality Rates

While 21 hospitals are listed as having mortality rates that were "better than" national averages in all three disease categories, no hospital was listed as having "worse than" national averages for 30-day mortality rates in all three disease categories.

These are the hospitals listed "better than" the national average for 30-day mortality rates:

1. Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

2. Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove, IL

3. Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

4. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

5. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

6. Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ

7. Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA

8. Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ

9. Hazleton General Hospital, Hazleton, PA

10. Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

11. Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

12. Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

13. Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Town and Country, MO

14. Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL

15. NY Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY

16. NYU Langone Hospitals Center, NY, NY

17. Olympia Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

18. Provena St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL

19. Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Southfield, MI

20. St. Joseph's Hospital, Chicago, IL

21. Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

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1 comments on "30-Day Readmission, Mortality Rates Updated"


Malachy Nkem (7/26/2012 at 5:28 PM)
This report signifies a need to develop and mandate standardized quality metrics for 30-day preventable readmission rates. It is disconcerting that hospitals that scored "worse than" national average in 30-day readmission also "better than" national average in 30-day mortality