University Hospital and Medical Center

7201 N University Dr, Tamarac FL, 33321

(954) 228-6429

60% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 124 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 139 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 556 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 113 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 104 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 32 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 121 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 502 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 163 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 67 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 123 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 358 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 66 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 127 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 57 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 193 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 404 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 204 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 334 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 62 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 652 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 269 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 50 hospital cases and a national average of 137 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).

60% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • University Hospital and 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 2 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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University Hospital and Medical Center

7201 N University Dr
Tamarac, FL 33321
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

Driving Directions

From I-95 or the Florida Turnpike, exit Commercial Boulevard west. From the Sawgrass Expressway, exit Commercial Boulevard east and continue to University Drive. Head north at University Drive, and the hospital is located approximately two miles north of Commercial Boulevard on the west (left) side of University Drive.

Parking Information

Follow signs for self-parking. Complementary valet parking is available Monday thru Friday from 8am to 5pm. It is located at the inpatient/outpatient registration entrance located on the North side of the hospital. Shuttle service is also available. Please pull up to the front entrance, and ask security for assistance or use the courtesy phone and dial the operator (0).