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Boston Medical Center Corporation Ratings

Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 638-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

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

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Boston Medical Center Corporation save lives? 7% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure9%

Infectious Disease at Boston Medical Center Corporation

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
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 9m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 3 hour and 2 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 1 hour and 53 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 37 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: AVERAGE
Boston Medical Center Corporation 4.6 out of 5 based on 36 ratings. 36 user reviews.

69% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

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

Negative Patient Ratings

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

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

Boston Medical Center Corporation Stories

May 11, 2023, 1:29 AM
Boston Medical Center Corporation: "Worst emergency experience ever. They will leave you to freaking DIE… Dirtiest place I’ve ever seen is it even real? The drug addicts run the hospital. They cater to their every need with no problem. If you aren’t on drugs they won’t even care to seek medical attention for u. " - Emily

Oct 24, 2022, 5:31 PM
Boston Medical Center Corporation: "Over 5 hours and still waiting" - Anonymous

Jul 08, 2021, 6:42 AM
Boston Medical Center Corporation: "I came to the Emergency Room at 11:40 pm Wednesday evening on July 7th. It is now 6:40 am on morning of July 8th and I still have not seen a doctor. It's been a 7 hour wait thus far and NOTHING! This is a travesty. " - Ipyana

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