Uf Health Shands Hospital

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average


Uf Health Shands Hospital is a medical facility located in Gainesville, FL. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care 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™ (2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Uf Health Shands Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%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%63%66%

Uf Health Shands Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Todd Brandenburg Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Schoch

Dr Provost is excellent. Professional, friendly and a good listener. She stays on top of all the newest things and makes great referrals when necessary. Awesome follow up too.

Bruce Sandelin Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Provost

Dr Brian Hoh is an exceptional neurosurgeon! He and the entire neuro team at UF Shand's Gainesville are true life saving heroes. I am so blessed to be in his care. I highly I recommend him and the wonderful team he leads.

Carol Lee Lester Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Hoh

Dr. Zaidi is one of the best doctors in town. She is so compassionate and solved many critical health issues of by father.

Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Zaidi

I am a patient of Dr. Antony. I have found him to be very competent. But, also importantly, he is sincere and has made me feel he was genuinely concerned about my problem/pain. He has gone out of his way to help me find a solution. I recommend him highly.

Larry Starnes Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Antony

Location

Uf Health Shands Hospital

1600 South West Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610

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