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Overview of Albany Medical Center

Albany Med is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region.

It incorporates the 766-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with more than 450 doctors. Albany Med works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life.

Total beds: 766

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospital

No of Affiliated Doctors: 876

Affiliated Providers :
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Patient ratings

of Albany Medical Center

Overall

(4.0/5)

Doctor's care

(4.0/5)

Nursing care

(4.0/5)

Food Services

(4.0/5)

Medicare Quality data

The Medicare quality data presented below is derived from the www.cms.gov hospital compare data. Star ratings are limited in scope to the data sources they are derived from. The Hospital Compare overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures across 7 areas of quality into a single rating for each hospital.


Overall rating

(1/5)

Patient Experience

(1/5)

Safety of care

(2/5)

Timeliness of care

(1/5)

Staying out of Hospital after treatment

(3/5)


Above national average

Same as national average

Below national average

Patient Experience (HCHAPS) data from Medicare


This data is based on HCAHPS survey by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (www.cms.gov).The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. Hospital Compare currently reports results for the categories listed below.    

68% Patients that would definitely recommend ( 4% lower than the national average )

Patient reviews of Albany Medical Center

kev665
12-09-2020

Services Used:

Appointment was on time, as scheduled.

  • Date Visited 12-2020
  • Overall Satisfaction

    Care by Doctors
    Care by Nurses
    Hospital Cleanliness
    Hosptial Food services

Recommended: Yes

FAQ's ABOUT HOSPITAL

Albany Medical College

Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna Health Inc., Beacon Health Options, Beech Street Corp. Blue Shield, Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, ChoiceCare Network, CIGNA, EmblemHealth Medicare Advantage, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, RMSCO, Fidelis, Group Health Incorporated an Emblem Health Company, Hamaspik, HRGi / FedMed National PPO, Humana Medicare, MagnaCare Administrative Services LLC, Martin's Point Health Care, MultiPlan Inc., MVP Health Plan Inc., Nascentia Health Options, North American Health Plans of Meritain Health, POMCO Group Inc., Three Rivers Provider Network, Today's Options, The Empire Plan, Tricare, United HealthCare, ValueOptions, Veterans Choice Program/Veterans Community Care Network, VNA Homecare Options, LLC, UMR, Inc.

766

1839

The hospital accepts various types of health insurance, but individual coverage may be variable. You should check with your insurance whether the hospital is in network or not. You can make payment via online, check, money order, mail, cash, credit card or debit card.

Albany-Rensselaer Station

Albany International Airport

You can request an appointment with specific doctor on hospital's website or make appointment request on HealthSoul.

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