Swedish Medical Center

501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood CO, 80113

1-888-923-0191

73% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Swedish Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 366 hospital cases and a national average of 185 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 158 hospital cases and a national average of 417 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

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

Mortality Based Rating on 74 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 320 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 340 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 623 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 110 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 121 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 84 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 151 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 326 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1183 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 403 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 257 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 232 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 424 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 120 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 85 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 224 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 486 hospital cases and a national average of 152 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 707 hospital cases and a national average of 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1616 hospital cases and a national average of 1447 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 4263 hospital cases and a national average of 2925 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 383 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 1227 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 613 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 196 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 576 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 440 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 599 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 143 hospital cases and a national average of 102 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 331 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 257 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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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).

73% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Swedish 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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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 3 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Swedish Medical Center

501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
Parking

Valet Parking
Complimentary valet parking is located at the hospital main entrance and main entrances of medical office buildings on the Swedish campus. Parking attendants are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Self-Parking
Complimentary self-parking is available in three parking structures on our campus:

South Garage - Across from the Main Hospital Entrance
The South Garage is located on Old Hampden, across from the main entrance to the hospital, and offers a covered walkway from the second floor of the structure into the 701 E. Hampden Medical Office Building. By walking through another covered walkway, you can access the third floor of the main hospital building or the other medical buildings. This is also the most convenient garage to access the main entrance of the hospital. Access the South Garage off Washington Street.

East Garage - Near the 799 E. Hampden Medical Office Building
The East Garage is located on the corner of Old Hampden and Clarkson and has a covered walkway from its second floor onto the fourth floor of the 799 E. Hampden Medical Office Building. If you need to access the main hospital building, take the elevator down to the second floor and take another covered walkway through the 701 building and onto the hospital's third floor.

West Garage - Convenient Access to the ER and 499 E. Hampden Medical Office Building
The West Garage is located on Logan and Girard and provides convenient access to the Emergency Department, Radiology Department, main Operating Rooms and Critical Care Units on the hospital's third floor. This garage also provides access to the 499 medical office building.

Visiting Hours

Some units allow visitors from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., while others only allow visitors from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please call the hospital prior to your visit to confirm visiting hours (303-788-5000).