University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average


University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics is a medical facility located in Iowa City, IA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%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%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Sekar has refused me service because of my disability I don't understand why. Makes me very mad and sad.

Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Sekar

Entropion repair Very satisfied with the results so far even though it's only been two weeks.

Cynthia Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Carter

Staff, Dr, all around great experience!

Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Schommer

Dr. Hawkes and his clinic staff are wonderful! I had a breast reduction and am thrilled with my results, he did a great job with symmetry and size and was so patient as I grilled him with tons of pre-op questions. I highly recommend him!

Wendy Jun 05 2021

Review for Dr. Hawkes

They are the best in town - no doubt about it.

Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Schommer

Location

University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242

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