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
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 832
61%
(68 reviews)
United States: Ranked #36
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Reviewed 1 month ago
David Underwood

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David Underwood

"I walked in with..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I walked in with a toothache. Nothing was done. I was told they do not perform extractions. They sent me a bill. I am not paying that bill. You literally told me that you cannot do anything for me and... more

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F. Nelson

"Radiology Department The surgeons were..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

Radiology Department

The surgeons were wonderful. They were personal, knowledgeable and welcoming.
My husband's main nurse was pretty nice and proficient.

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Michael Gorman

"We found everyone extremely..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

We found everyone extremely helpful, professional and friendly. The nurses, doctors, transport services, parking attendants and cafeteria workers could not have been better. All our appointments were... 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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