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Albert Einstein Medical Center Ratings

5501 OLD YORK ROAD
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: (215) 456-6090

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




Contents:
Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Albert Einstein Medical Center save lives? 0% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure12%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Albert Einstein Medical Center

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
84
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
20


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 51m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 36 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 27 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 55 minutes delay before leaving to their room.



Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: BELOW AVERAGE
Albert Einstein Medical Center 4.4 out of 5 based on 33 ratings. 33 user reviews.


59% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty




Footnotes:
1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate



Albert Einstein Medical Center Stories



Sep 28, 2015, 11:47 AM
Albert Einstein Medical Center: "I have been seeing 3 Drs at Einstein my Primary Dr Gold for 12 years he cares he listens hes old but he cares. My Urulogist Dr Ginsberg for kidney stones he is straight to the point answers questions staff is very polite n professional I have had 2 laser surgeries to remove my stones My Rheumatologist Dr Brent for 8 years and in the last two years my Arthritis has been severe cyst on my fingers toes no longer my hands n feet every joint in my body has been active with stiffness immflamation n swelling. Today I realized I have wasted 8 years because I am just a patient to him after fighting for social security for 2 years this one form may make or break my case n they dont feel them out basically I was told its not personal we dont do them for nobody. So why would I continue to see a Dr that cant help me I didnt ask to have Arthritis n Fibromylgia I wouldnt give it to my worst ememy I gotta find a new Dr Bye Einstein I think Temple or Hahnemann or something gotta try something new So fed up" - Tea


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