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Metropolitan Hospital Center Ratings

1901 FIRST AVENUE
New York, NY 10029
Phone: (212) 423-7554

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 Metropolitan Hospital Center save lives? 7% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack13%
Heart Failure10%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Metropolitan Hospital 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
20
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
4


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 44m

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

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 13 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
Metropolitan Hospital Center 4.25 out of 5 based on 31 ratings. 31 user reviews.


59% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

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



Metropolitan Hospital Center Stories



Apr 04, 2020, 7:11 PM
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center: "Porquería de hospital la ciudad debería tomarlo ya que son desalmados, a son de que está el virus es cuando menos nos informan VALEN ZERO S solo sirven para cobrarles a los seguros y de atención médica dan mucho que desear." - Martha

Mar 09, 2020, 2:13 AM
Erie County Medical Center: "I was in the lock up area for 10 days and 7 times they didn't give me my meds and one of the nurses was fooling around with a guard and I was assaulted by the person in the next bed" - Shawn

Mar 04, 2020, 3:10 PM
Kenmore Mercy Hospital: "According to national hospital statistics, kenmore “mercy” hospital is rated as worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Any positive reviews regarding this hospital are a fabrication from the public relations office."
- Consumer

Mar 04, 2020, 3:10 PM
Kenmore Mercy Hospital: "According to national hospital statistics, kenmore “mercy” hospital is rated as worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Any positive reviews regarding this hospital are a fabrication from the public relations office."
- Consumer

Mar 04, 2020, 1:49 PM
Kenmore Mercy Hospital: "Continuous reports of medical malpractice resulting in continuous patient deaths at Kenmore mercy hospital." - Consumer


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