BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER - BROOKLYN, NY

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Addresss:
LINDEN BOULEVARD AT BROOKDALE PLAZA
BROOKLYN, NY, 11212
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (718) 240-5966

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: BROOKDALE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

Other nearby hospitals and nursing homes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 94.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 898.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 7.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 34.00
Respiratory Therapists : 25.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 4.00
Physicians : 166.00
Medical Social Workers : 31.00
Physician Assistants : 10.00
Residents (Physicians) : 293.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 719
Total Certified: 719
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 61

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.383%
State:

0.660%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.128%
New York:

0.435%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.128%
New York:

0.461%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

1.661%
State:

0.452%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.128%
State:

0.165%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
New York:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

98.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
New York:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

98.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

92.0%
State:

91.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
New York:

96.6%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

99.0%
New York:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

99.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

96.0%
New York:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

94.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
New York:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

93.0%
New York:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

92.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

91.0%
New York:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

82.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

89.0%
New York:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

87.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
New York:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

88.0%
New York:

92.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

94.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

84.0%
State:

94.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

94.0%
New York:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.3%
New York:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.2%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.5%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.5%
New York:

20.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.6%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.2%
New York:

19.8%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

7.300%
New York:

11.437%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.102%
State:

0.112%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.018%
New York:

0.030%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.600%
New York:

5.961%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

5.300%
New York:

3.854%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 17%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
New York:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

41%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

36%
New York:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
New York:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
New York:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

66%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

34%
State:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

48%
State:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

24%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
New York:

67%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

51%
New York:

49%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

70%
State:

81%
No
Here:

30%
State:

19%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

28%
State:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

37%
New York:

27%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

35%
New York:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

22%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

37%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

41%
State:

64%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,449
New York:

$30,351
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,089
New York:

$10,049
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.96%
New York:

0.64%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,188
State:

$46,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,112
New York:

$15,936
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.70%
State:

1.08%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,933
State:

$23,060
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,213
New York:

$8,106
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.74%
New York:

0.52%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,774
State:

$16,914
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,350
New York:

$6,056
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
New York:

0.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,879
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,434
New York:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.76%
State:

1.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,744
New York:

$34,476
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,401
State:

$11,180
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.02%
New York:

0.84%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,380
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,082
New York:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,913
New York:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,001
State:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.19%
New York:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,185
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,847
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 97
This Hospital:

5.50%
New York:

2.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,033
State:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,722
New York:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.12%
New York:

1.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,763
State:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,696
State:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

2.72%
State:

1.87%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,303
State:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,940
State:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.36%
New York:

1.51%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,737
New York:

$32,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,821
New York:

$10,017
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.02%
State:

1.38%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,252
State:

$28,514
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,942
State:

$9,062
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.74%
New York:

0.71%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,952
State:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,213
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.66%
State:

0.89%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,821
State:

$17,870
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,800
New York:

$5,966
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.66%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,500
State:

$31,584
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,895
New York:

$11,035
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.62%
State:

0.60%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,095
New York:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,003
New York:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.61%
New York:

3.99%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,691
New York:

$27,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,920
State:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.38%
New York:

1.98%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,344
State:

$50,004
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,610
State:

$16,938
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.25%
New York:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,430
New York:

$19,019
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,544
State:

$6,378
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.74%
State:

0.59%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,040
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,682
New York:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 98
This Hospital:

5.56%
State:

3.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,829
New York:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,619
State:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

2.38%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,567
New York:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,291
New York:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.53%
New York:

1.37%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,433
State:

$16,793
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,958
New York:

$6,151
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.62%
New York:

0.51%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$109,071
State:

$132,493
Average Total Payments
Here:

$67,637
New York:

$53,759
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.47%
New York:

0.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,310
State:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,316
State:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.27%
State:

1.22%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,399
State:

$55,434
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,884
State:

$18,455
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.15%
State:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,464
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,649
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.70%
New York:

2.87%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,776
State:

$23,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,673
State:

$7,174
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.62%
New York:

1.10%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,814
New York:

$31,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,514
State:

$11,182
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.27%
State:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,037
State:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,429
State:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.38%
State:

2.44%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,765
State:

$46,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,719
New York:

$17,465
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.19%
New York:

0.71%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,462
New York:

$26,025
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,527
New York:

$9,109
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.08%
State:

0.70%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,585
New York:

$80,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$35,525
New York:

$30,467
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.53%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$56,410
New York:

$47,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,375
State:

$18,192
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.91%
New York:

1.92%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,735
New York:

$28,607
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,329
New York:

$9,257
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.64%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,648
New York:

$32,228
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,103
New York:

$10,299
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.42%
State:

0.89%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,893
New York:

$36,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,519
New York:

$12,277
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,164
New York:

$21,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,983
New York:

$7,426
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.76%
New York:

1.60%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,926
New York:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,825
New York:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 66
Here:

3.74%
New York:

1.91%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,388
New York:

$42,937
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,774
New York:

$15,655
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.93%
New York:

1.29%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,185
New York:

$18,806
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,184
State:

$5,953
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.31%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$87,352
New York:

$122,124
Average Total Payments
Here:

$59,545
New York:

$51,777
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

2.78%
State:

0.48%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,696
New York:

$53,629
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,238
New York:

$20,887
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.10%
New York:

0.82%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,519
State:

$24,411
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,233
State:

$7,634
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

3.51%
New York:

1.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$91,958
New York:

$126,634
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$66,120
New York:

$59,441
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

3.85%
New York:

0.67%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,476
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,614
New York:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 105
This Hospital:

5.95%
New York:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,271
New York:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,762
New York:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

1.68%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,856
New York:

$18,747
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,513
State:

$6,160
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.96%
State:

0.89%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,777
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,176
New York:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.30%
State:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,166
New York:

$38,332
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,931
State:

$12,495
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.74%
New York:

1.49%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,330
State:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,754
State:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

4.25%
State:

3.39%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,481
State:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,028
State:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.02%
New York:

1.33%

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