METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER - NEW YORK, NY

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Addresss:
1901 FIRST AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY, 10029
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (212) 423-7554

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 64.40
Registered Professional Nurses : 396.70
Other Salaried Personnel : 1426.80
Dieticians : 17.00
Occupational Therapists : 10.00
Physical Therapists : 19.80
Registered Pharmacists : 45.60
Respiratory Therapists : 21.10
Physicians : 1.10
Medical Social Workers : 71.10
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 95.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 2.60
Nurse Practitioners: 6.50
Residents (Physicians) : 174.80
Psychologists : 5.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 574
Total Certified: 574
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 122
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 20

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Gerontological Specialty Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Neonatal Services
ICU - Pediatric Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Optometric Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
Here:

0.339%
State:

0.143%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.339%
New York:

0.435%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.339%
New York:

0.452%

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

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

$22,076
State:

$46,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,761
New York:

$15,936
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

1.08%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,692
State:

$14,817
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,708
New York:

$6,759
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

10.29%
New York:

0.85%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,159
New York:

$23,060
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,153
New York:

$8,106
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.13%
New York:

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

$8,376
State:

$16,914
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,950
New York:

$6,056
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.68%
State:

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

$13,237
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,058
State:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.13%
State:

1.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,351
State:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,205
State:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,502
State:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,816
State:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.91%
New York:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,971
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,900
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

11.86%
State:

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

$11,569
New York:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,549
State:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.80%
New York:

1.94%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,005
State:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,202
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

4.92%
New York:

0.89%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,264
State:

$17,870
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,245
State:

$5,966
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

5.15%
New York:

0.66%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,578
New York:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,410
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

8.28%
New York:

3.99%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,438
State:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,822
New York:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.03%
State:

3.05%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,550
State:

$16,793
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,019
State:

$6,151
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.91%
New York:

0.51%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,702
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,585
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.46%
New York:

2.87%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,860
State:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,067
New York:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.47%
State:

2.44%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,238
State:

$16,388
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,102
State:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.80%
State:

0.40%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,086
State:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,838
State:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.68%
State:

1.91%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,218
New York:

$24,411
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,271
New York:

$7,634
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.46%
State:

1.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,445
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,474
New York:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

6.71%
State:

5.04%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,922
State:

$18,747
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,913
New York:

$6,160
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.80%
New York:

0.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,066
New York:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,259
State:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

5.59%
State:

3.39%

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
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

98.6%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
New York:

97.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

89.0%
State:

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

94.0%
New York:

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

97.0%
State:

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

99.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

81.0%
New York:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
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%
New York:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

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
This Hospital:

96.0%
New York:

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

82.0%
New York:

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

87.0%
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%
State:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.3%
New York:

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

10.3%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.4%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.8%
State:

20.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.1%
State:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.5%
New York:

19.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
New York:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
New York:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
New York:

17%
Always
Here:

73%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
New York:

27%
Always
Here:

48%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
New York:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
New York:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

34%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

46%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
New York:

11%
Usually
Here:

22%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
New York:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
New York:

34%
Always
Here:

48%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

77%
New York:

81%
No
This Hospital:

23%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

13%
New York:

12%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

29%
State:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

58%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
New York:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

35%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

57%
New York:

64%

User Contributions:

Liz
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Apr 5, 2012 @ 11:11 am
Do you have the email address for Metropolitan Hospital's ER??

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