University of Washington Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356151, Seattle, WA, United States   |   (206) 598-3300   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1959
University of Washington Medical Center is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, which provides highly specialized medical care in areas such as cardiology, high-risk pregnancy and neonatal... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 450
Employees: 4,383
Physicians: 1,829
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(47 reviews)

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Reviewed 4 months ago
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Bob

"Coming here is a..."

Reviewed 4 months ago

Coming here is a mixed bag. Sometimes I have a great experience but most recently it's been quite the "adventure". Can hardly get help finding my way around, and when I did find someone willing to help... more

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Anne Marie

"The UW is first..."

Reviewed 9 months ago

The UW is first and foremost a teaching hospital so patients tend to be last in line. You can sometimes get top-notch care if you have an attending but if you are on a teaching service the needs of the... more

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Ocean Li

"I had my baby..."

Reviewed 9 months ago

I had my baby delivered here. They have very kind and professional group here helping me. Things gone well and I never suffered. Thank you UWMC labor & delivery.

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% 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 - 100%
(4% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 99%
(7% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above 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 - 7%
(1% above the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.1%
(1.1% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 11.4%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.2%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 24.1%
(1.1% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 6.0%
(0.6% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.5%
(0.5% below the national rate)
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