Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway

Detailed report on the hospital located in Rahway, New Jersey (NJ).

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 865 Streetone Street in Rahway, NJ. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 2,712 Medicare patients were given 24,767 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $29,254,288 by Medicare for those services. 34,126 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $33,368,094 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

865 Streetone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065

Phone Number

(732) 381-4200

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

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Yes
Union County
5 (100.00%)
New Jersey
73 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

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Yes
Union County
5 (100.00%)
New Jersey
72 (98.63%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

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Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 5 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

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60.00%
Union County
75.00%
New Jersey
85.01%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 21 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

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86.00%
Union County
92.40%
New Jersey
91.52%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 24 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

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100.00%
Union County
97.40%
New Jersey
94.55%
United States
89.74%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 149 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Union County
87.60%
New Jersey
86.92%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 305 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Union County
71.20%
New Jersey
78.30%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 49 patients.

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82.00%
Union County
94.80%
New Jersey
85.34%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 313 patients.

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82.00%
Union County
86.40%
New Jersey
82.08%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 50 patients.

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92.00%
Union County
92.60%
New Jersey
92.51%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 233 patients.

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86.00%
Union County
92.20%
New Jersey
93.62%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 33 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

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94.00%
Union County
92.20%
New Jersey
90.96%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 87 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Union County
95.80%
New Jersey
96.07%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 67 patients.

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96.00%
Union County
95.20%
New Jersey
95.18%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 28 patients.

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36.00%
Union County
18.00%
New Jersey
24.02%
United States
31.22%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 6 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Union County
94.80%
New Jersey
94.46%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 449 patients.

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94.00%
Union County
95.40%
New Jersey
95.92%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 64 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Union County
96.20%
New Jersey
94.93%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 224 patients.

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89.00%
Union County
93.00%
New Jersey
85.78%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 328 patients.

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99.00%
Union County
99.20%
New Jersey
99.63%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 166 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Union County
87.20%
New Jersey
87.38%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 157 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

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97.00%
Union County
94.60%
New Jersey
87.79%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 142 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Union County
85.00%
New Jersey
79.15%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

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30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

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PPS Inpatients

The number of prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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2,712
Union County Average
2,988
New Jersey Average
3,492
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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24,767
Union County Average
28,846
New Jersey Average
32,437
United States Average
17,102

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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34,126
Union County Average
15,390
New Jersey Average
11,101
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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24,907
Union County Average
29,044
New Jersey Average
32,807
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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4,113
Union County Average
4,166
New Jersey Average
4,886
United States Average
2,995

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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$29,254,288
Union County Average
$37,759,954
New Jersey Average
$49,437,506
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,175
Union County Average
$1,300
New Jersey Average
$1,507
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$7,113
Union County Average
$9,063
New Jersey Average
$10,118
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$33,368,094
Union County Average
$15,358,347
New Jersey Average
$9,433,718
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$10,787
Union County Average
$12,636
New Jersey Average
$14,157
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

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$1,181
Union County Average
$1,309
New Jersey Average
$1,524
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$978
Union County Average
$998
New Jersey Average
$850
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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Rahway at a Glance

Rahway has a total population of 26,500, of which 6,330 are children under the age of 18 and 3,836 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.1.

Total Population:
26,500
Median Age:
37.1
Males:
12,639 (47.7%)
Female:
13,861 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
6,330 (23.9%)
Adults (18-64):
16,334 (61.6%)
Seniors (65+):
3,836 (14.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Rahway
Married:
11,424 (43.1%)
Divorced:
1,771 (6.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Rahway
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,675 (13.87%)
White:
15,950 (60.19%)
African American:
7,173 (27.07%)
Asian:
950 (3.58%)
Pacific Islander:
14 (0.05%)
Indian:
42 (0.16%)
Other:
1,489 (5.62%)
Two or More:
882 (3.33%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Rahway

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
151
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
5
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $61,931 while the median household income is $50,729. Roughly 7.03% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$61,931
Household Income:
$50,729
In Poverty:
7.03%

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