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Address
535 EAST 70TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY, 10021
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (212) 606-1000

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

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,642
New York:

$26,629
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,896
State:

$9,363
Number of discharges: 145
Here:

3.67%
State:

0.30%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,667
New York:

$44,209
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,046
New York:

$16,866
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

1.49%
New York:

0.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,919
State:

$44,953
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,352
State:

$15,635
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

0.66%
New York:

0.97%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,528
New York:

$37,196
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,486
New York:

$13,945
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

0.61%
State:

0.26%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$75,164
State:

$86,024
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,220
New York:

$28,560
Number of discharges: 66
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

0.18%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,114
New York:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,024
New York:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 3383
This Hospital:

85.52%
State:

4.46%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,880
New York:

$23,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,448
State:

$7,174
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.35%
State:

1.10%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,469
State:

$74,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,745
New York:

$31,590
Number of discharges: 239
Here:

6.04%
State:

0.50%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Certified Trauma Center Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Pediatric Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 19.20
Registered Professional Nurses : 344.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 1831.30
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 5.80
Dieticians : 4.00
Occupational Therapists : 10.20
Physical Therapists : 48.80
Registered Pharmacists : 14.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.60
Physicians : 69.00
Medical Social Workers : 19.70
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 30.50
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 36.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 75.20
Nurse Practitioners: 6.20
Residents (Physicians) : 89.00
Psychologists : 0.80

Number Of Beds

Total: 160
Total Certified: 160

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 56%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
New York:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
New York:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
New York:

17%
Always
Here:

82%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
New York:

17%
Usually
Here:

32%
New York:

34%
Always
Here:

56%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

90%
New York:

81%
No
This Hospital:

10%
New York:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

3%
State:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

11%
State:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

86%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

1%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

7%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

92%
State:

64%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

27.700%
New York:

30.865%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.026%
State:

0.030%

Process of Care

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

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
This Hospital:

99.0%
New York:

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

99.0%
State:

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

96.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

99.1%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.083%
New York:

0.143%
Falls and injuries
Here:

0.581%
State:

0.660%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.083%
State:

0.435%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.083%
State:

0.452%

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