White Memorial Medical Center

Rankings

Geriatrics

best Rank in This Specialty
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Overall Score in This Specialty
45.6 / 100

Reputation with specialists

% of doctors in this specialty responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 who named hospital as among best for very challenging geriatric patients.

None

0.1

Survival

Likelihood of survival 30 days after admission, adjusted for severity and other risks.

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Patient safety

Ability to prevent eight types of accidents and medical errors.

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing pressure ulcers (skin breakdown from prolonged bed rest, weight, dressings and other factors)

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical inpatient deaths from treatable complications

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing collapsed lung during biopsy, catheter insertion and other procedures

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical hip fractures

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing major postsurgical bleeding and bruising

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical respiratory failure

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing surgical incisions from reopening

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing harm to patients during surgery

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Patient volume

Number of high-risk Medicare inpatients age 75 and above in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in key specialty-related procedures and diagnoses.

High

75

5,080 discharges

High: 5,000-​7,999

Nursing intensity

Relative balance of nurses to patients across hospital. Higher numbers mean more nurses.

High

75

Score: 1.7

High: 1.7-​1.9

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards by American Nurses Credentialing Center.

NIA-designated Alzheimer's center

Recognized by National Institute on Aging.

Patient services

Such as arthritis center and wound-management program.

Medium

50

Score: 6

Medium: 5 or 6 out of 9

Intensivist on staff

At least one intensive-care unit staffed by physician with subspecialty or fellowship training in care of ICU patients.


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