Broward Health Medical Center

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average


Broward Health Medical Center is a medical facility located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Broward Health 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%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Broward Health Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dave M. Jul 28 2021

Review for Dr. Gutierrez

Dr. Dunhill is extremely personable. He is quick to the point but patient too. I feel that he cares about my overall health.

Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Dunhill

He is patient and answered my questions. He explains the procedure and how to take care of myself after surgery.

Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Weiser

Servicing excelente y professional .

Angel Hernandez Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Steinlauf

Dr. Burke and entire staff very professional, organized and responsive. Preoperative instructions were detailed and precise. Hospital nursing, PT and OT were outstanding. My concerns and questions were answered the same day.

Verne Appleby Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Burke

Location

Broward Health Medical Center

1600 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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