The prestigious publication of Consumer Reports made an evaluation of the quality of several of the hospitals in Puerto Rico, including the Ashford Presbyterian Community Hospital of San Juan, Auxilio Mutuo of San Juan, Cardiovascular Center of San Juan, Women Hospital of Ponce, Brother’s Meléndez of Bayamón, HealthSouth of San Juan, Menonita Hospital of Cayey, Pavia Hospital of Santurce and Hato Rey, Perea Hospital of Mayagüez, HIMA-San Pablo of Bayamón, among others.
On the “bloodstream infections” category, the Ashford Presbyterian of San Juan obtained the worst score, while Perea Hospital of Mayagüez had the highest one. On the “avoid readmissions” category, none of the hospitals obtained the highest scores, while the Metropolitan Hospital, HIMA-San Pablo of Bayamón, Pavia Hospital of Santurce, Menonita Hospital of Cayey, Brother’s Meléndez Hospital and the Ashford Presbyterian Hospital obtained the score before the lowest score. On the “prescription information” category, none of the hospitals provided information for the study. On the “adverse surgical events” category, none of the hospitals obtained the highest scores, while Pavia Hospital of Santurce, Auxilio Mutuo Hospital and the Cardiovascular Center Hospital obtained the score before the lowest score.