Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
|Wyckoff Heights Medical Center|
|Location||374 Stockholm Street
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center is a 350-bed teaching hospital located in the Wyckoff Heights section of Bushwick, Brooklyn in New York City. The hospital was affiliated with the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, and was a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System but is no longer.
In 1887 the German Hospital Society of Brooklyn was organized by the Plattdeutscher Volksfest-Verein for the purpose of raising funds, purchasing land, and constructing a hospital to serve the large German immigrant community in Brooklyn.
Rankings and Awards
In its February 2012 "Safety Ratings for New York-area hospitals", Consumer Reports ranked Wyckoff Heights Medical Center the sixth-worst hospital in the region, at 59% worse than the national average for hospital infections, readmissions, discharge instructions, and medical instructions.
In 2006 Wyckoff Heights Medical Center received top honors from HSS Incorporated (a medical coding software developer) for the hospital's medical coding practices, as part of the third-annual Top 200 Coding Hospital Report presented by the company.
- Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
- "Brooklyn's German Hospital", The New York Times, 1894-10-23
- "German Hospital Dedicated", The New York Times, 1899-05-22
- "New York-area hospitals do poorly in patient safety", Consumer Reports, February 2012
- "Top coding hospitals announced", Healthcare IT News, 2006-10
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