Swedish Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


Swedish Medical Center is a medical facility located in Englewood, CO. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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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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78%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
9% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Swedish 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%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Swedish Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Duane May 10 2021

Review for Dr. Liu

I feel that Dr Basche provides excellent care. She listens to your concerns. She is a caring person who is very supportive.

May 09 2021

Review for Dr. Basche

Dr.B is great at his job. He makes you feel very comfortable, and he explains everything so you can understand what's happening to your body. He is a great doctor. Thank you so much.

Jana Lloyd Canter May 09 2021

Review for Dr. Bupathi

My mom loves Doctor Nallaperredy. The staff is great and she is a very attentive doctor and makes my mom feel very special and loved.

May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Nallapareddy

Not given the drug promised by Dr Burke that had been working so well, but substituted an older drug that’s leaving me with increasing psa and pain levels . Will not see me again for another month.

Charles Richardson May 08 2021

Review for Dr. Burke

Location

Swedish Medical Center

501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood, CO 80113

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