Rhode Island Hospital

Rankings

Geriatrics

best Rank in This Specialty
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Overall Score in This Specialty
33.8 / 100

Reputation with specialists

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

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Survival

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

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Success in keeping patients safe

Ability to prevent six types of accidents and medical errors.

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Success in preventing deaths from treatable complications following inpatient surgery

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 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

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Success in preventing injury to patient during surgery

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Geriatrics patient volume

Number of Medicare inpatients 75 or older who had specified disorders or procedures in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Highest

100

15,667 discharges

Highest=8,000 or above

Nurse staffing

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

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center for high nursing standards.

Score: x

NIA-designated Alzheimer's center

Recognized by National Institute on Aging.

Score: x

Key patient services

Such as arthritis center and wound-management program

High

75

Score: 7

High=7 or 8 out of 9

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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