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Carney Hospital Ratings

Boston, MA 02124
Phone: (617) 506-2000

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 Carney Hospital save lives? 17% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack14%
Heart Failure8%

Infectious Disease at Carney Hospital

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 36m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 14 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 22 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 36 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
Carney Hospital 4.45 out of 5 based on 18 ratings. 18 user reviews.

61% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help

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

Carney Hospital Stories

Aug 13, 2023, 4:58 AM
Carney Hospital: "I had the worst experience ???? and just left to go to Milton hospital which is close. I walked in and no one was at the desk it was like a ghost town! After waiting 9 minutes a guy comes in and asks what I needed. This should have been a sign of the service I would get. The nurses I encountered were all personable,efficient and professional but the doctor was the definition of unprofessional and felt the need to put the nurse in her place for sport because she was trying to deescalate a tense situation. I left in pain to go to another hospital for antibiotics
- Tiffany

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