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UW Hospital Care

UW Health's commitment to quality and safety is ingrained in everything we do at each level of the organization. Delivering on our promise requires a daily commitment to service excellence, and to the people, programs and technologies that make it happen.

 

Quality: UW Hospital Reports
  • Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP): This data show the percentage of surgery patients who received recommended care including antibiotics, glucose monitoring, blood clot prevention and other measures.

  • Medical Mortality Rates:: Medical mortality rates include hospital stays that involve no surgical procedures.

  • Post Surgical Mortality Rates:: These measures show UW Hospital and Clinics' surgical mortality rate compared to University HealthSystems Consortium (UHC) benchmarks. The purpose of this measure is to show how well UW Hospital and Clinics does in providing clinical care and preventing mortality compared to our peers.

  • Mortality Rates - Overall: These measures show UW Hospital and Clinics' overall mortality rate compared to University HealthSystems Consortium (UHC) benchmarks. The purpose of this measure is to show how well UW Hospital and Clinics does in providing clinical care and preventing mortality compared to our peers.

  • Pneumonia: Our data shows the percentage of UW Hospital and Clinics pneumonia patients who got all the recommended care appropriate for them, including smoking cessation education, neumovax and influenza vaccination screening, and other measures.

  • Congestive Heart Failure: UW Health Heart and Vascular Care provides state-of-the-art diagnostic, medical and surgical options for all patients with heart failure (cardiomyopathy), primarily through our Heart Failure Management Program

  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction): UW Health's Heart and Vascular Care program provides optimal care for patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).