Emory University Hospital

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

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 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2018, 2017)

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

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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

6 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

2 ratings were better than expected

5 ratings were as expected

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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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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Location

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Road North East, Atlanta, GA 30322