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Measuring Care

North Shore-LIJ uses a series of well-established performance measures to demonstrate the quality of care we deliver to our patients and the communities we serve. As an organization we believe in transparency and in openly sharing our performance data with the public.

The links below will bring you directly to the quality reports for our hospitals as reported by national healthcare organizations such as the New York State Department of Health, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission.

North Shore-LIJ hospitals provide some of New York State’s best outcomes for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) — a nonsurgical procedure to treat narrowed arteries — and open-heart surgery, according to reports by the New York State Department of Health (DOH). The DOH analyses of outcomes in hospitals across the state over the years have contributed to continuous improvement in the care that is delivered to New Yorkers with heart disease. See graphics below for PCI and cardiac surgery outcomes for North Shore-LIJ Health System programs offering these services.

View the most current New York State Department of Health percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and adult cardiac surgery reports:

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 IN-HOSPITAL 30-DAY RISK-ADJUSTED MORTALITY RATE (VALVE OR CABG/VALVE SURGERY)
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-Hospital Compare Reports

The Joint Commission-Quality Check: Summary of Accreditation Summary Information

 
North Shore-LIJ Home Care Network (HCN)

The HCN is composed of three certified home health agencies (CHHAs), a long-term home healthcare provider and a licensed agency that provides pharmacy, infusion and paraprofessional services. The HCN serves over 30,000 patients each year and conducts over 500,000 home care visits. General information, patient quality of care and patient survey results for our three certified home health agencies can be found in the links to Home Health Compare listed below. 

North Shore-LIJ Centers for Rehabilitation

The North Shore-LIJ Centers for Rehabilitation are among the best in the nation. With access to clinical expertise and resources throughout the health system, their healthcare services have earned high patient satisfaction scores and quality outcomes. The links below provide information from Nursing Home Compare including general information, inspection results, staffing and quality measures for each of our centers for rehabilitation.

 

 

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