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Kuakini Medical Center

Kuakini Medical Center is a medical facility located in Honolulu, HI. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

58%

Patient Experience Rating

6% lower 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2023, 2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024

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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58%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% lower than the national average

58%

Would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

Kuakini 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%78%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%71%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%53%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%80%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%47%

Kuakini Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%46%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

She is the best ophthalmologist in Hawaii. She puts her heart and soul in caring for your eye health. I promise you will be totally satisfied with her.

Jul 18 2024

Review for Dr. Cheung

Worst Doctor experience that I have ever had. Dr. Mclaughlin was a referral, and when I showed up for a overdue post op procedure, he told me to come back in two weeks and had not looked at the records that were sent to him. After I had explained to him that I had the understanding that the...

Pat Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. McLaughlin

Very knowledgeable, caring and calm. Explained complex concepts and conditions very well. Office staff was great.

Jul 16 2024

Review for Dr. Mori

His explanations were very precise and easy to understand, and I was able to undergo shoulder surgery without any anxiety at all.His surgical technique was excellent, and contrary to my expectations, I felt only minimal pain after the operation.He speaks in a very soft way, and I felt positive...

Jul 15 2024

Review for Dr. Mori

Good doctor, funny, and very caring for her patints.

Jul 14 2024

Review for Dr. Cheung

Location

Kuakini Medical Center

347 N Kuakini St, Honolulu HI 96817

CallDirections

(808) 536-2236

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Kuakini Medical Center located?

Kuakini Medical Center is located at 347 N Kuakini St, Honolulu, HI 96817. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Kuakini Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Kuakini Medical Center has been awarded with America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, Surgical Care Excellence Award™, and 3 more in the past two years.

Is Kuakini Medical Center highly rated with patients?

58% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Kuakini Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Kuakini Medical Center?

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How does Kuakini Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

347 N Kuakini St

Honolulu, HI 96817

Directions

(808) 536-2236