Delaware Hospitals

There are 5 Delaware hospitals for consumers like you to choose from. It is important that you know the differences between these options since you'll rely on the staff with your health and possibly your life. Learn more about each Delaware hospital to find the best possible medical care. Review and compare hospital information including rankings, size, staff statistics, admissions and surgical procedures, specialties, Medicare or Medicaid acceptance, and much more.

Delaware Hospitals by County

Featured Hospitals in Delaware

Name
Type
Emergency
9 or 10
Rating Percent
Recommended
Percent
BEEBE MEDICAL CENTER
in Lewes, Delaware
Acute Care
YES
68%
68%
CHRISTIANA HOSPITAL
in Newark, Delaware
Acute Care
YES
66%
77%
Acute Care
YES
66%
67%
ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL
in Wilmington, Delaware
Acute Care
YES
60%
61%
NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
in Seaford, Delaware
Acute Care
YES
57%
60%
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Patient ExperiencesState AverageNational Average
Patients who said their nurses "Always" communicated well7576
Patients who said their doctors "Always" communicated well7980
Patients who said they "Always" received help as soon as desired6164
Patients who said their pain was "Always" well controlled6969
Patients who said staff "Always" explained medicines before administering5860
Patients who said their room and bathroom were "Always" cleans6671
Patients who said the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night5058
Patients who said they were told what to do during their recovery at home1881
Patients who rated the hospital a 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)6367
Patients who said they would definitely recommend the hospital6769
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Medical ImagingState AverageNational Average
Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. (If a number is high, it may mean the facility is doing too many unnecessary MRIs for low back pain.)2633
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. (A number that is much lower than 8% may mean there's not enough follow-up. A number much higher than 14% may mean there's too much unnecessary follow-up.)78
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.0370.054
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.2580.191
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Care ResultsState AverageNational Average
Death Rate for Heart Attack Patients12.3416.2
Death Rate for Heart Failure Patients8.9411.2
Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients8.8211.6
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Readmission RatesState AverageNational Average
Rate of Readmission for Heart Attack Patients16.619.9
Rate of Readmission for Heart Failure Patients21.1424.7
Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients16.1218.3
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Process of CareState AverageNational Average
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better) 892
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better) 16094
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after their surgery N/A92
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic within one hour before surgery to help prevent infection 9696
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 9997
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped within 24 hours after surgery 9794
Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery 9493
Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safe method10099
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery93N/A
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 9594
Patients who got treatment within 24 hours before or after their surgery to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery 9292
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Heart Attack & Chest Pain CareState AverageNational Average
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better)16062
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better)89
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival (higher numbers are better)10054
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)10095
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival9998
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge9998
Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)9696
Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling10099
Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge9998
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of Arrival7154
Heart Attack Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival8689
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Heart Failure CareState AverageNational Average
Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions9287
Heart Failure Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function9998
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 9494
Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling10098
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Pneumonia CareState AverageNational Average
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination9092
Pneumonia Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics9395
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling9997
Pneumonia Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival9495
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)9191
Delaware Hospital Ratings: Children's Asthma CareState AverageNational Average
Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A100
Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A100
Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A68