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Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is a medical facility located in Birmingham, AL. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

63%

Patient Experience Rating

1% lower than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

1% higher than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend

1% lower than the national average

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%75%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%76%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%54%57%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%55%56%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%47%47%

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%62%55%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%64%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Spends time with you and answers all questions

Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. White

Very nice, patient and a good listener. Great Dr. He gets the problem resolved.

Connie Lepper Jun 13 2024

Review for Dr. Duggan

Dr. Duggan is diligent and compassionate.

Pops Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Duggan

Dr. P genuinely cares for his patients. He listens and is so kind and caring. I have only had great experiences at Birmingham Gastroenterology in the office and during a hospital stay. I highly recommend Dr. Passerella and this practice

Tammy Pennington Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Passarella

Dr. Hamilton is very knowledgeable of my condition and advice on my strengthening!

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Hamilton

Location

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr, Birmingham AL 35209

CallDirections

(205) 877-1000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Brookwood Baptist Medical Center located?

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is located at 2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Brookwood Baptist Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has been awarded with Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Brookwood Baptist Medical Center highly rated with patients?

66% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Brookwood Baptist Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 10 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Brookwood Baptist Medical Center profile..

How does Brookwood Baptist Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Directions

(205) 877-1000