Duke University Medical Center

2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC, United States   |   (919) 684-8111   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1930
Duke University Hospital has been recognized as one of the world's great health care providers by such publications as TIME and U.S.News & World Report.
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 938
Employees: 8,759
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Heather P. McPherson

"Duke University Hospital is..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duke University Hospital is one of the top medical centers in the world. Know for it’s cancer research, cardiac programs, birthing center, Children’s hospital, just to name a few specialties. A teaching... more

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Brian Lindquist

"With the exception of..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the exception of parking issues (valet parking usually fills very early in the morning and the walk from the parking garage, even in handicap spaces, is something that I have jokingly referred to... more

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Brian Lindquist

"With the exception of..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the exception of parking issues (valet parking usually fills very early in the morning and the walk from the parking garage, even in handicap spaces, is something that I have jokingly referred to... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 99%
(3% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 84%
(8% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 78%
(12% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 2%
(4% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.5%
(0.7% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 8.9%
(3% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 20.2%
(1.9% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.3%
(0.7% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.5%
(0.1% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 17.0%
(1% above the national rate)
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