Patient Safety Measures—Affiliates

Readmission, Complications, and Deaths

Hospitals are ranked No Different, Better, or Worse than US National Rate.

Lower percentages are better.

  National Average Oct 2012 - Sept 2015 BGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2012 - Sept 2015 CGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2012 - Sept 2015 MGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2012 - Sept 2015
Readmission Rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients
No Different than US National Rate
19.8 N/A 19.8 19.9
Death Rate for COPD patients
No Different than US National Rate
8.0 N/A 9.2 7.8
Readmission Rate for heart failure patients
No Different than US National Rate
21.6 21.1 N/A 20.1
Death Rate for heart failure patients
No Different than US National Rate
11.9 12.3 N/A 11.1
Readmission Rate for pneumonia patients
No Different than US National Rate
16.9 17.3 17.8 17.3
Readmission Rate after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
No Different than US National Rate
15.3 16.1 15.5 14.7

Use of Medical Imaging

Lower numbers are better except for the follow-up mammogram statistic where 8% - 14% is better.

  National Average July 2015 - June 2016 BGH Hospital Compare Data July 2015 - June 2016 CGH Hospital Compare Data July 2015 - June 2016 MGH Hospital Compare Data July 2015 - June 2016
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. 8.8 12.1 9.3 8.7
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. 7.8 2.8 0.0 1.2
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. 1.8 1.8 0.0 3.1
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time 1.6 N/A 0.6 N/A


All of the above data is from the CMS Hospital Compare Website.



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