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Einstein Medical Center

Einstein Medical Center is known for its medical education programs in more than 40 areas, from cardiology to radiology. The hospital's Center for Clinical Competency is a training facility that boasts an array of training technologies, including laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy simulators and vascular access models. The hospital also serves as a regional trauma center as well as a source of heart and stroke care, women's health, weight loss surgery, organ transplants and neonatal care. The hospital is part of a network that includes MossRehab and is building a fourth acute care campus, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, in East Norriton, to open in September, 2012.

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Einstein Medical Center

5501 Old York Rd. Philadelphia , PA 19141 (215) 456-7890 http://www.einstein.edu/
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Recognized for:
Cardiology,  Stroke,  Neonatal Care,  Organ Transplants,  Radiology,  Trauma,  Weight Loss Surgery,  Women's Health
Einstein Medical Center is known for its medical education programs in more than 40 areas, from cardiology to radiology. The hospital’s Center for Clinical Competency is a training facility that boasts an array of training technologies, including laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy simulators and vascular access models. The hospital also serves as a regional trauma center as well as a source of heart and stroke care, women’s health, weight loss surgery, organ transplants and neonatal care. The hospital is part of a network that includes MossRehab and is building a fourth acute care campus, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, in East Norriton, to open in September, 2012.
Vital statistics:

56% of patients said they would definitely recommend the hospital to others.

73% of patients reported doctors here "always" communicated well - ranking the hospital 32nd in the region.

64% of patients reported their pain was "always" controlled well - ranking the hospital 37th in the region.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from heart attack of 14.7. That's no different than the U.S. rate.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from pneumonia of 12.1. That's no different than the U.S. rate.

The hospital ranks 13th in the region in measurements of blood infection from a catheter in a large vein, and best in the region in measurements of infection from a urinary catheter.

 

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