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Somerset Medical Center Ratings

110 REHILL AVE
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 685-2200

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 Somerset Medical Center save lives? 14% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack18%
Heart Failure14%
Pneumonia13%


Infectious Disease at Somerset 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
72
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
12


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 37m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 32 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 4 hour and 21 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 27 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
Somerset Medical Center 4.6 out of 5 based on 26 ratings. 26 user reviews.


65% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

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

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help




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



Somerset Medical Center Stories



Aug 01, 2021, 11:41 AM
Cape Regional Medical Center Inc: "Caring nurses——MOST were not!! ER has a lot to learn. " - Prefer

Jul 22, 2021, 11:17 AM
Community Medical Center: "maybe they thought they did right thing ... i was tranported to RWJ Hopst New Brunswick { 57 miles} i guess they thought i needed brain sugery. Wasbtold bed waiting for me. yes bed in E R .. had two more cat scans.. was sent home next afternoon. They said I had three upper jaw fractunes and small contusion on brain..I was sent home just to take tynol..." - barbara

May 03, 2021, 1:57 PM
Hoboken University Medical Center: "Please stay away from this hospital if you dont want to die. Have your surgies done somewhere else. My heart is broken putting trust in this hospital. I dont think they are on top of there patients. Things that could of been treated were not in time. The worst mistake I ever made in my life. They dont pay close attention to patients and there needs. I just want to help other people before they make a big mistake. Go somewhere else. Please. Dont believe hospital ratings all the time when they say A. Lives are put in danger when thats there job to take care of people. Working in a hospital should be taken seriously. They have peoples lives in there hands. No excuse. " - Kim

May 03, 2021, 1:57 PM
Hoboken University Medical Center: "Please stay away from this hospital if you dont want to die. Have your surgies done somewhere else. My heart is broken putting trust in this hospital. I dont think they are on top of there patients. Things that could of been treated were not in time. The worst mistake I ever made in my life. They dont pay close attention to patients and there needs. I just want to help other people before they make a big mistake. Go somewhere else. Please. Dont believe hospital ratings all the time when they say A. Lives are put in danger when thats there job to take care of people. Working in a hospital should be taken seriously. They have peoples lives in there hands. No excuse. " - Kim

May 03, 2021, 1:57 PM
Hoboken University Medical Center: "Please stay away from this hospital if you dont want to die. Have your surgies done somewhere else. My heart is broken putting trust in this hospital. I dont think they are on top of there patients. Things that could of been treated were not in time. The worst mistake I ever made in my life. They dont pay close attention to patients and there needs. I just want to help other people before they make a big mistake. Go somewhere else. Please. Dont believe hospital ratings all the time when they say A. Lives are put in danger when thats there job to take care of people. Working in a hospital should be taken seriously. They have peoples lives in there hands. No excuse. " - Kim


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