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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

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

Mortality Based Rating on 282 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 607 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 603 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1578 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 227 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 59 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 318 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 218 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 224 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 733 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1806 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 411 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 396 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 210 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 727 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 113 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 99 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 245 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 143 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 745 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 633 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 357 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 760 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 33 hospital cases and a national average of 99 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1001 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 906 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 80 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 304 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 72 hospital cases and a national average of 69 cases.

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 156 hospital cases and a national average of 140 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 63 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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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 1 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Gwinnett Medical Center - Duluth

3620 Howell Ferry Rd
Duluth, GA 30096