Infection data on New York hospitals

Here are data on infections acquired at Long Island and New York City hospitals for selected causes. Blood stream infections are related to the use of central line tubes that give fluids and medications, withdraw blood, and monitor the patient's condition. C. difficile is a common bacterium, and individual hospital rates for 2009 were not available. NA in this table indicates fewer than 20 procedures at the hospital. Blank entries indicate no procedures at that hospital. The figures come from the State Health Department. Read more

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Hospital Year Hip surgery infections All hip procedures Hip adjusted rate Colon surgery infections All colon procedures Colon adjusted rate Rate all surgery infections Rate all blood infections C. difficile infections Number of patient days C. difficile rate
Kingsbrook Jewish 2010 3 22 7.2% 3 48 5.8% 2.1% 1.2 38 53,758 7.1
Richmond Univ 2009 5 84 4.9% 5 99 5.1% 1.7% 0.4 - - 0.0
NY Community Bklyn 2009 2 30 4.8% 11 44 23.2% 4.7% 2.0 - - 0.0
St Charles Hospital 2010 6 199 4.5% 1 37 2.3% 2.1% 1.0 26 45,445 5.7
Brookhaven Memorial 2009 6 121 4.3% 3 130 2.3% 1.1% 1.7 - - 0.0
St Johns Episcopal 2009 1 21 4.0% 2 27 7.0% 1.8% 2.9 - - 0.0
NYP- Allen 2010 2 39 3.8% 3 46 6.5% 1.9% 1.9 43 53,629 8.0
Univ Hosp Brooklyn 2010 2 69 3.5% - 40 0.0% 0.5% 0.6 43 109,373 3.9
Mount Sinai Queens 2010 3 54 3.5% 5 83 5.7% 1.6% 1.4 52 55,345 9.4
Jacobi Medical 2010 3 53 3.4% 7 55 11.6% 2.7% 1.8 65 128,420 5.1
Huntington 2009 8 227 3.4% 4 129 3.0% 1.3% 1.1 - - 0.0
Jamaica Hospital 2009 2 44 3.2% 5 65 7.6% 1.8% 0.8 - - 0.0
Wyckoff Heights 2009 1 24 3.0% 7 54 12.3% 2.5% 2.5 - - 0.0
Flushing Hospital 2010 1 27 3.0% 5 74 6.6% 1.6% 0.8 93 73,858 12.6
Bronx-Lebanon 2010 2 64 2.9% 1 62 1.7% 0.9% 1.3 93 173,482 5.4
JT Mather 2010 3 85 2.8% 10 121 8.9% 2.1% 1.2 67 68,714 9.8
JT Mather 2009 2 86 2.7% 10 139 7.2% 1.6% 1.0 - - 0.0
Southside 2009 4 134 2.7% 6 129 4.6% 1.2% 0.5 - - 0.0
North Shore 2010 11 391 2.6% 24 560 3.9% 1.1% 0.8 321 259,020 12.4
St Lukes- St Lukes 2010 3 130 2.6% 5 59 7.8% 1.3% 1.0 64 110,326 5.8
Beth Israel- Kings 2009 2 56 2.6% 1 49 1.9% 0.9% 1.4 - - 0.0
NYP- Weill Cornell 2010 3 95 2.5% 27 555 5.3% 1.2% 1.2 260 254,671 10.2
Huntington 2010 6 228 2.4% 5 122 3.9% 1.3% 0.7 68 81,546 8.3
St Charles Hospital 2009 4 240 2.4% - - 0.0% 1.6% 0.7 - - 0.0
Forest Hills Hosp 2010 3 100 2.3% 10 77 12.9% 2.7% 1.2 126 80,783 15.6
Jamaica Hospital 2010 2 43 2.3% 6 60 8.8% 2.0% 1.0 65 91,812 7.1
Metropolitan 2009 1 32 2.3% 1 32 3.0% 0.9% 1.0 - - 0.0
Richmond Univ 2010 2 76 2.3% 7 132 5.1% 1.2% 0.2 110 81,835 13.4
Franklin 2010 3 122 2.2% 1 61 1.6% 1.0% 0.8 51 65,128 7.8
Mercy Medical 2010 2 121 2.2% 2 108 1.7% 0.6% 2.5 22 62,959 3.5
Mount Sinai 2009 9 299 2.2% 4 197 2.0% 1.6% 1.2 - - 0.0
Lincoln Medical 2010 1 25 2.2% 3 64 3.8% 1.0% 0.6 22 96,847 2.3
Montefiore-Moses 2009 5 188 2.1% 15 190 7.7% 1.2% 1.0 - - 0.0
Brooklyn Downtown 2010 1 30 2.1% 2 57 3.3% 0.9% 0.1 28 89,279 3.1
Nassau University 2009 1 42 2.0% 1 39 2.5% 0.8% 2.7 - - 0.0
Forest Hills Hosp 2009 3 114 2.0% 6 111 5.6% 1.3% 1.2 - - 0.0
Plainview Hospital 2009 4 175 2.0% 10 171 6.1% 1.4% 0.8 - - 0.0
Sloan Kettering 2009 4 91 1.9% 27 580 4.4% 1.0% 1.1 - - 0.0
St Lukes- Roosevelt 2010 2 101 1.9% 8 175 4.4% 1.1% 0.4 78 115,226 6.8
St Joseph -Bethpage 2009 2 123 1.8% 1 57 1.6% 0.7% 0.6 - - 0.0
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