Centrastate Medical Center Ratings

Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: (732) 431-2000

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 Centrastate Medical Center save lives? 7% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure9%

Infectious Disease at Centrastate 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
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 34m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 42 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 54 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 13 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
Centrastate Medical Center 4.75 out of 5 based on 29 ratings. 29 user reviews.

71% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

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

    Centrastate Medical Center Stories

    Nov 22, 2015, 10:26 AM
    Centrastate Medical Center: "After reading the other reviews, I probably got off easy, but I still think CentraState has a lousy ER. I came in doubled up with gas pains that I could not relieve with over the counter meds. Nothing had moved in three days and my abdomen was gurgling with gas. After the better part of an hour the doctor shows up and sends me for a CAT scan and tells me I am not constipated because he could see no obstruction but he does see a 0.2mm stone (the size of a pin head) in a bladder duct. He insists I must have a sharp pain on my left side, I tell him it my whole abdomen. I can hear the rumbling. He was determined to make my symptoms fit his diagnosis. It was two more days until things were back to normal but he tells me I was not constipated. He writes me a scrip to help pass the alleged stone except I am already on that drug, for other reasons. He never asked what meds I was on or physically examined me. He fed a strong narcotic into my IV a couple of times so I left feeling no pain but he never treated the problem. Fortunately the pain was gone by the next morning, but not through any competence on his part. The nurse was none too pleasant, either. This was no life and death issue but I sure would not want to be there if it was. I am almost certain this is the same doctor I saw a few years ago where I left feeling my problem was not addressed. On another occasion was there with sky high blood pressure. When I later saw my cardiologist she was unhappy with the drug used to bring it down. Stay out of there. If you come in with heart attack symptoms that would require a stent they are not authorized to perform that procedure and will have to transport you elsewhere so don't even have the ambulance take you there. It happened to my wife. The whole hospital was recently down graded so insurance companies will actually pay less if you go there. The place may look slick and modern but it is strictly bush league. Except for cardiology, most specialties are rated low. " - Jeffrey

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