Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1211 22nd Avenue South, Nashville, TN, United States   |   (615) 322-5000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1874
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is a collection of several hospitals and clinics, as well as the schools of medicine and nursing associated with Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.... more
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Beds: 832
67%
(62 reviews)

"I love the care..."

Reviewed 3 months ago
Kathy Vincent

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Kathy Vincent

"I love the care..."

Reviewed 3 months ago

I love the care we receive here! The drs and nurses' bedside manners are amazing, their support of the family of the patient, and their patience with the patient during recovery.

My dad... more

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Christina Gibson

"This is the worst..."

Reviewed 3 months ago

This is the worst hospital ever. They do surgery on things that weren't an issue. My step mom had to wait 9 hours for surgery scheduled at 2:30 p.m. They did not address the problem and tore her small... more

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Tom Christy

"Dr. Matthew Resnick is..."

Reviewed 4 months ago

Dr. Matthew Resnick is my Urologist for 2 different types of cancers. He is the Best of the Best, has a great bed side manner and makes you feel very comfortable when explaining what he wants to do or... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 98%
(1% below 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 - 87%
(5% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 93%
(3% 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 - 2%
(4% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.7%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.2%
(1.3% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.3%
(1% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 21.3%
(1.7% below 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 - 17.2%
(1.2% above the national rate)
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