Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Rankings

Neurology & Neurosurgery

best Rank in This Specialty
#32
Overall Score in This Specialty
61.7 / 100

Reputation with specialists

% of responding specialists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 who named hospital as among best for difficult cases.

Significant

50

Score: 3.2%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Survival

Higher numbers mean fewer deaths than expected 30 days after admission, after adjusting for severity and other risks.

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Success in keeping patients safe

Ability to prevent six types of accidents and medical errors.

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Success in preventing deaths from treatable complications following inpatient surgery

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

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

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing major bleeding and bruising after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing respiratory failure after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing incisions from reopening after surgery

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Success in preventing injury to patient during surgery

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Neurology patient volume

Number of Medicare inpatients who had specified disorders or specified procedures in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Highest

100

4,502 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Nurse staffing

Indicates relative balance of nurses and patients hospitalwide; higher numbers mean more nurses.

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center for high nursing standards.

Score: √

NAEC-designated epilepsy center

Accredited by National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

Score: √

NIA-designated Alzheimer's center

Recognized by National Institute on Aging.

Score: x

Advanced technologies

Diagnostic radioisotope services, image-guided radiation therapy, PET/CT scanner, single-photon-emission CT and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Highest

100

Score: 5

Highest=5 out of 5

Key patient services

Such as Alzheimer's center and hospice program.

Highest

100

Score: 9

Highest=9 out of 9

Trauma center

State-certified for advanced trauma care.

Score: √

Intensivist staffing

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

Score: √


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