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* Better than State Average (i.e. occurrence rate of adverse events is less than statewide rate).

** Worse than State Average (i.e. occurrence rate of adverse events is greater than statewide rate).

^ Rate is based on less than 30 cases/patients and should be taken with caution.
Hospital Name County Retained Surgical Item or Unretrieved Device Fragment Iatrogenic pneumo thorax Post-operative hip fracture Post-operative hemorrhage or hematoma Post-operative pulmonary embolism (PE) or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Post-operative sepsis Post-operative wound dehiscence Accidental puncture or laceration Transfusion reaction Birth Trauma+ Obstetric trauma - vaginal delivery with instrument+ Obstetric trauma - vaginal delivery without instrument+
National average rate (2012) 973 0.3 0 5.1 5 9.6 1.9 1.9 38 1.9 133.2 21
Statewide number of adverse events (2014) 32 206 4 870 1164 156 42 807 1 151 410 962
Statewide average rate (2014) NA 0.3 0 4.8 6.1 10.4 1.4 1.4 NA 1.5 112.6 16.4
Atlanticare Regional Medical Center-City Atlantic 0 0.9 ** 0.0 1.1 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.7 0 0.0 ^ - 0.0 @
Atlanticare Regional Medical Center-Mainland Atlantic 1 0.1 0.0 3.0 7.0 0.0 * 0.0 1.0 0 0.5 88.9 6.5
Bayonne Medical Center Hudson 0 0.2 0.0 8.4 2.4 152.1 ** ^ 0.0 0.3 0 - - -
Bayshore Community Hospital Monmouth 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 * 4.8 0.0 2.8 0.0 0 - - -
Bergen Regional Medical Center Bergen 0 0.0 0.0 6.9 11.8 60.7 ** ^ 0.0 0.0 0 - - -
Cape Regional Medical Center Cape May 0 0.2 0.0 4.2 1.9 * 0.0 ^ 0.0 0.3 0 0.0 266.7 ^ 14.9
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell Mercer 0 0.3 0.0 5.8 5.5 ** 13.8 6.8 ** 1.4 0 0.8 170.4 19.4
Capital Health Regional Medical Center Mercer 0 0.4 0.0 0.9 14.1 ** 0.0 0.0 1.1 0 5.0 - 20.1
CentraState Medical Center Monmouth 1 0.4 0.0 2.5 3.2 15.2 0.0 1.1 0 2.9 117.6 21.6
Chilton Memorial Hospital Morris 2 0.6 0.0 8.3 5.1 0.0 2.4 3.3 ** 0 5.3 170.2 37.4
Christ Hospital Hudson 1 0.2 0.0 4.2 5.3 0.0 0.0 3.1 ** 0 4.1 0.0 ^ 5.5
Clara Maass Medical Center Essex 1 0.1 0.0 5.1 2.2 * 7.0 3.7 0.4 * 0 0.0 95.2 3.4
Community Medical Center Ocean 0 0.4 0.4 ** 4.2 1.7 * 10.2 2.2 1.6 0 0.9 29.1 5.4
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center Camden 0 0.3 0.2 4.9 7.6 12.2 2.8 1.3 0 3.5 84.3 14.3
Deborah Heart and Lung Center Burlington 0 0.2 0.0 6.9 1.5 * 22.4 ^ 0.0 ^ 2.3 0 - - -
East Orange General Hospital Essex 0 0.0 0.0 8.0 1.9 0.0 ^ 0.0 0.0 0 - - -
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Bergen 0 0.2 0.0 2.2 * 2.6 * 11.2 1.8 0.3 * 0 1.5 73.7 17.9
Hackensack University Medical Center Bergen 2 0.3 0.0 7.1 ** 8.2 ** 8.4 0.7 1.6 0 1.5 47.1 14.4
Hackettstown Regional Medical Center Warren 2 1.1 ** 0.0 2.4 16.9 0.0 0.0 1.2 0 0.0 50.0 ^ 8.2
Hoboken University Medical Center Hudson 0 0.3 0.0 1.3 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.9 0 0.7 166.7 31.0
Holy Name Medical Center Bergen 0 0.1 0.0 2.0 * 6.1 26.4 ** 0.0 0.9 0 3.4 55.6 18.1
Hunterdon Medical Center Hunterdon 0 0.0 0.0 5.6 2.1 47.0 ** 0.0 0.9 0 1.1 218.8 32.1
Jersey City Medical Center Hudson 0 0.1 0.0 7.4 4.4 15.8 6.0 1.5 0 1.6 11.5 6.4
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Monmouth 0 0.4 0.0 6.2 3.0 * 2.8 * 1.5 1.5 0 1.7 88.9 15.5
JFK Medical Center/Anthony M. Yalensics Middlesex 0 0.3 0.0 3.7 9.3 ** 11.5 2.0 0.9 0 1.0 0.0 3.0
Kennedy University Hospital - Cherry Hill Camden 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.6 ** 0.0 ^ 0.0 2.3 0 - - -
Kennedy University Hospital - Stratford Camden 0 0.0 0.0 5.1 5.5 19.6 0.0 1.4 0 - - -
Kennedy University Hospital - Wash. Twp. Gloucester 0 0.5 0.0 3.5 5.7 36.9 ** 0.0 1.3 0 4.1 44.4 27.4
Kimball Medical Center Ocean 0 0.2 0.0 2.1 6.3 0.0 ^ 0.0 1.1 0 0.0 222.0 ^ 7.0
Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington Cty. Burlington 0 0.3 0.0 4.0 9.7 49.4 ** 0.0 3.9 ** 0 - - -
Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center Hudson 0 0.0 0.0 2.3 2.3 0.0 ^ 15.5 ** 0.6 0 0.0 0.0 ^ 11.8
Memorial Hospital of Salem County Salem 0 0.5 0.0 7.5 9.9 0.0 ^ 0.0 1.9 0 0.0 - 0.0
Monmouth Medical Center Monmouth 1 0.1 0.0 6.0 3.3 10.1 0.0 1.5 0 1.9 107.3 11.7
Morristown Memmorial Hospital Morris 1 0.2 0.0 6.0 6.9 ** 4.8 * 1.7 1.2 0 0.9 201.1 16.6
Mountainside Hospital Essex 1 0.6 0.0 5.1 4.4 9.4 0.0 1.8 0 0.0 272.7 ^ 11.5
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Essex 0 0.6 0.0 5.5 8.6 ** 7.2 3.5 1.8 0 2.0 0.0 ^ 6.2
Newton Memorial Hospital Sussex 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 * 27.5 9.6 ** 1.4 0 0.0 0.0 ^ 19.4
Ocean Medical Center - Bricktown Ocean 1 0.2 0.0 2.1 4.1 15.9 0.0 0.7 0 4.3 111.1 ^ 14.3
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden 0 0.7 ** 0.0 5.1 1.8 14.3 0.0 1.3 0 0.0 90.9 23.8
Overlook Medical Center Union 0 0.2 0.0 6.1 6.5 ** 5.7 1.1 0.5 * 0 2.5 140.2 16.0
Palisades Medical Center of NY PHS Hudson 0 0.6 0.0 10.0 ** 3.4 49.6 ** ^ 0.0 2.9 0 0.0 116.0 28.0
Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge Middlesex 0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 ^ 0.0 0.0 0 - - -
Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy Middlesex 1 0.0 0.0 3.2 4.6 ** 0.0 0.0 1.1 0 0.0 145.8 19.4
Riverview Medical Center Monmouth 0 0.2 0.8 ** 5.0 1.9 6.4 0.0 2.0 0 1.6 115.9 38.9
RWJ University Hospital Middlesex 2 0.3 0.0 5.8 10.6 ** 9.0 2.7 ** 0.9 1 1.3 156.9 32.5
RWJ University Hospital at Hamilton Mercer 3 0.5 0.0 6.7 4.9 15.4 0.0 3.3 ** 0 3.0 188.0 ^ 19.0
RWJ University Hospital at Rahway Union 0 0.0 0.0 1.4 1.1 0.0 ^ 0.0 1.3 0 - - -
Shore Medical Center Atlantic 0 0.2 0.0 5.3 4.0 32.1 6.2 ** 0.2 0 0.0 250.0 ^ 15.5
Somerset Medical Center Somerset 0 0.1 0.0 5.0 5.0 ** 4.5 0.0 1.3 0 3.8 170.2 23.6
South Jersey Healthcare Regional MC Cumberland 0 0.2 0.0 2.4 2.6 5.3 2.1 2.7 ** 0 0.0 128.2 9.0
South Jersey Hospital-Elmer Salem 0 0.0 0.0 2.8 3.6 * 14.5 0.0 3.8 0 0.0 363.6 ^ 16.2
Southern Ocean Medical Center Ocean 0 0.6 0.0 4.0 4.4 0.0 ^ 0.0 3.0 ** 0 2.8 71.4 ^ 14.8
St. Barnabas Medical Center Essex 2 0.3 0.0 8.8 ** 12.2 ** 7.3 2.3 1.1 0 2.6 129.2 23.8
St. Clare's Hospital-Denville Morris 0 0.1 0.0 4.0 2.7 * 6.5 0.0 1.9 0 2.0 200.0 ^ 33.0
St. Clare's Hospital-Dover Morris 0 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0 29.7 0.0 0.0 0 - - -
St. Francis Medical Center-Trenton Mercer 0 0.6 0.0 8.4 4.1 6.5 0.0 3.9 ** 0 - - -
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Passaic 2 0.4 0.0 6.0 4.0 * 43.1 ** 1.5 2.0 0 2.0 163.3 13.2
St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital Passaic 0 0.2 0.0 5.0 5.7 35.9 ** 5.1 0.0 0 - - -
St. Likes's Warren Hospital Warren 1 0.0 0.0 2.0 7.8 20.9 0.0 0.4 0 0.0 @ - -
St. Mary's Hospital (Passaic) Passaic 0 0.2 0.0 5.0 0.8 15.7 0.0 1.3 0 0.0 0.0 ^ 10.9
St. Michael's Medical Center Essex 0 0.3 0.0 1.5 * 6.7 7.5 0.0 1.3 0 - - -
St. Peter's University Hospital Middlesex 3 0.4 0.0 4.3 10.2 17.4 0.0 1.4 0 0.4 151.7 19.6
Trinitas Regional Medical Center Union 1 0.5 0.0 3.6 3.5 11.3 2.7 0.9 0 2.3 164.2 11.1
UMDNJ-University Hospital Essex 3 0.7 ** 0.0 4.6 10.9 ** 12.4 3.8 2.6 ** 0 2.6 49.2 8.5
Underwood-Memorial Hospital Gloucester 0 0.0 0.0 1.9 2.5 * 9.5 0.0 1.7 0 4.6 30.3 34.6
University Medical Center at Princeton Mercer 0 0.3 0.0 1.8 2.7 5.3 0.0 2.6 ** 0 0.9 163.0 29.3
Valley Hospital Bergen 0 0.1 0.0 1.9 * 8.6 6.8 0.0 0.9 0 1.2 67.2 16.1
Virtua-Memorial Hospital Burlington Cty. Burlington 0 0.3 0.0 3.3 5.6 14.0 0.0 1.6 0 0.8 33.0 14.1
Virtua-West Jersey Hospital Berlin Camden 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 - 0.0 ^ 0.0 0 - - -
Virtua-West Jersey Hospital Marlton Burlington 0 0.0 0.6 ** 2.5 5.8 ** 0.0 3.1 0.4 0 - - -
Virtua-West Jersey Hospital Voorhees Camden 0 0.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 * 12.3 1.2 1.7 0 1.6 140.5 11.2
Sources: New Jersey rates are from the 2012 UB Data; national rates are from the 2010 SID Data as in the annual HCUP Reports.

+ Observed rate (not risk-adjusted)

^ Rate is based on less than 30 cases/patients and should be taken with caution.

** Worse than State Average but rate is based on less than 30 cases/patients and should be taken with caution.

@ Could be data Error

- (Missing) Hospital did not perform the procedure during the year; or it performed less than 3 procedures (rate is not calculated when the denominator is less than 3).