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. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers,
- St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers,
- Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville
- Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle.
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: