UAMS Medical Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend

4% higher than the national average

UAMS Medical Center is a medical facility located in Little Rock, AR. This hospital has been recognized for Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ and Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2022, 2021

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

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

2% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend

4% higher than the national average

UAMS 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%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

UAMS Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

MdavidsonAR Aug 10 2022

Review for Dr. Hruby

I like her. Friendly, Professional, answered questions, worked me in early because of special need, did biopsy with no pain. Waiting for next step after biopsy result

Aug 06 2022

Review for Dr. Bryant-Smith

Gina M Jul 15 2022

Review for Dr. Wright

S Clay Jul 13 2022

Review for Dr. Priyambada

Patti B. Cherokee Village Jul 12 2022

Review for Dr. Teal

Location

UAMS Medical Center

4301 W Markham St, Little Rock AR 72205

CallDirections

(501) 686-5000

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4301 W Markham St

Little Rock, AR 72205

Directions

(501) 686-5000