4 Westchester Hospitals Graded “F” by Consumer Reports

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Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle

Consumer Reports Magazine is reporting that you may not want four Westchester Hospitals to be your first choice for care.

Four Westchester County hospitals receive an “F” for safety in the CR rankings, based on hospital-acquired infections, how well hospital staff communicate with patients about medications, readmissions, and discharge planning.

The Westchester hospitals cited as “lowest performing” were

St. Joseph’s Medical Center was listed as the fourth worst in its study, ranking 62 percent lower than the national average. Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville was the seventh worst, according to the report, with a score of 57 percent below the national average.

Consumer reports listing follows:

4 thoughts on “4 Westchester Hospitals Graded “F” by Consumer Reports

  1. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. also got an F.
    Since LARCHMONT Women’s center on the post rd. delivers at Einstein I wish you would have included Montefiore in your top 5 so to speak.

  2. A lot of factors go into these ratings..as for Sound Shore I can only say that I broke my wrist two years ago and went to their emergency room during a blizzard..the took wonderful care of me and I healed very well.

  3. OMG and we think we’re getting the best care?

    That’s why I said you might as well deliver your baby at home, it’s probably safer for you and the baby!

    Joyce

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