Uams Medical Center

4301 W Markham St, Little Rock AR, 72205

(501) 686-5000

78% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Uams Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 30 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 114 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 176 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 393 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 61 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 165 cases.

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As Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 401 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 193 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 142 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 137 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 278 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 56 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 71 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 43 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 266 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 558 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 117 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 39 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 185 cases.

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As Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 391 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 47 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 55 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 38 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 33 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

78% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Uams Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Uams Medical Center

4301 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205