Bergen Regional Medical Center Ratings

230 EAST RIDGEWOOD AVE
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (201) 967-4000

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 Bergen Regional Medical Center save lives? 15% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure13%
Pneumonia16%


Infectious Disease at Bergen Regional 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
0
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
0


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 29m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 27 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 4 hour and 4 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 15 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: POOR
Bergen Regional Medical Center 3.3 out of 5 based on 33 ratings. 33 user reviews.


34% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

No consistently positive ratings

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Nurses often fail to communicate
  • Patients were often left in pain
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty




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



Bergen Regional Medical Center Stories



Oct 19, 2016, 8:41 PM
Bergen Regional Medical Center: "If your looking for a third world, hell on earth medical service experience and a complete obliteration of your mental state Maria Felipe ANP is thee person for the job. Very unprofessional dynamic. Treats your medical concerns conditionally. This was my experience while addressing my health issues at Bergen regional medical center clinic" - E.L.


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