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Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Quality and Safety

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is the pediatric unit of Memorial Regional Hospital. The quality and safety information for Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital encompasses data regarding medical care provided to children in the categories of Patient Satisfaction, Quality and Safety, Number of Patients Treated and Number of Clinical Trials.

Select a link below to review specific quality and safety categories.

Patient Satisfaction

This category provides information about the quality of the experience of pediatric patients treated at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. The patient satisfaction data is taken from the Press Ganey Survey Database. Information reflects one year of data updated from the most recent available quarterly reporting.

  • Outpatient Customer Satisfaction

    Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

    On a scale of 0 to 100, the average score of all respondents when asked if they were satisfied with their experience as an outpatient.

      • Press Ganey Average
      • 93.2
      • Benchmark: Press Ganey Outpatient Survey Database
        (January 2015 - December 2015)
      • Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
      • 95.4
      • Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
      • 95.3
      • Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
      • 96.3
      • Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
      • 95.2
  • Higher is better.
  • Pediatric Emergency Department Satisfaction

    Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

    On a scale of 0 to 100, the average score of all respondents when asked if they were satisfied with their experience as the parent of a Pediatric Emergency Department patient.

      • Press Ganey Average
      • 87.2
      • Benchmark: Press Ganey Pediatric Emergency Department Survey Database
        (July 2015 - December 2015)
      • Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
      • 89.9
      • Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
      • 88.9
      • Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
      • 84.0
      • Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
      • 90.0
  • Higher is better.

Quality and Safety

This category provides information about the effectiveness and safety of common medical procedures provided to pediatric patients at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

Information reflects one year of data updated from the most recent available quarterly reporting.

    • Deaths during Hospitalization

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • Also known as Overall Mortality. The percentage of pediatric inpatient deaths during hospitalization.

      • U.S. Hospitals
      • 1.8%
      • Benchmark: Children's Hospital Association Expected Mortality Rate
        (April 2015 - September 2015)
      • JDCH
      • 0.98%
      • Data: January 2015 - December 2015
    • Lower is better.
    • Treated and Released Patients Emergency Department (ED) Arrival Time to ED Departure Time — Pediatrics

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The median amount of time (in minutes) taken to provide pediatric Emergency Department patients with treatment as measured from a patient’s arrival at the facility to his or her release from the Emergency Department.

      • Florida Hospitals
      • 164
      • Benchmark: Florida Average as per C.M.S. Hospital Compare
        (July 2014 - June 2015)
      • JDCH
      • 109
      • Data: January 2015 - December 2015
    • Lower is better.
    • Treated and Released Patients Emergency Department (ED) Arrival Time to First Contact — Pediatrics

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The median amount of time (in minutes) taken for pediatric Emergency Department patients to begin receiving treatment as measured from a patient’s arrival at the facility until the medical screening examination is begun by a physician or other institutionally-credentialed provider.

      • Florida Hospitals
      • 26
      • Bemchmark: Florida Average as per C.M.S. Hospital Compare
        (July 2014 - June 2015)
      • JDCH
      • 26
      • Data: January 2015 - December 2015
    • Lower is better.
    • Guidelines for Home Care for Asthma Patients

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • Also known as a Home Plan of Care Document. The percentage of pediatric patients, and their guardians, who received a home plan of care document while hospitalized for asthma. A home plan of care document is a written agreement between the patient/guardians and the physician/clinician treating the patient. The home plan of care document contains individualized guidance and instructions for managing the patient's asthma.

      • U.S. Hospitals
      • 90%
      • Benchmark: National average as identified by medicare.gov
        (April 2014 - March 2015)
      • JDCH
      • 99%
      • Data: April 2014 - March 2015
    • Higher is better.

Number of Patients Treated

This category provides information about how many pediatric patients receive medical care at Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital (JDCH) is the pediatric unit of Memorial Regional Hospital.

    • Admissions

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The total number of pediatric patients who are seeking medical services at the facility during the time indicated. Includes patients categorized as "inpatient" meaning that the patient remains in the hospital for at least one night, as well as patients on "observation status" meaning that the patient is being monitored on an ongoing basis in order to assess the patient's medical condition.

    • Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
    • 9,374
    • Emergency Department Visits

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The total number of pediatric patients who entered the Emergency Department to seek treatment during the time period indicated.

    • Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
    • 66,889
    • Inpatient Surgeries

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The total number of inpatient surgical procedures received by patients during the time indicated. "Inpatient" is any patient who remains in the hospital for at least one night.

    • Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
    • 1,624
    • Outpatient Surgeries

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The total number of outpatient surgical procedures received by patients during the time indicated. Outpatient Surgery is surgery that does not require an overnight stay.

    • Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
    • 5,645
    • Total Surgeries

      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    • The total number of surgical procedures received by patients during the time indicated. Includes both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.

    • Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
    • 7,269

Number of Clinical Trials

This category provides information about the number of clinical trials at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

Information reflects clinical trials during the time indicated.

    • Open Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials

    • A Pediatric Clinical Trial is a research study that explores whether a medical strategy, treatment or device is safe and effective for children. A clinical trial utilizes patient volunteers to determine whether the new strategy, treatment or device has a positive effect on the disease in question, whether the new strategy, treatment or device is better than the current standard treatment or other available treatments, and which patients may benefit the most from the new strategy, treatment or device.

      Provides the number of pediatric clinical trials during the time indicated.

      Pediatric Oncology Clinical Trials (PDF)

    • Trials Open to New Patients
      (as of January 2016)
    • 24
    • Patients Enrolled in Trials
      (Jan 2015 - Dec 2015)
    • 73