University Of Kansas Hospital

84%

Patients that would definitely recommend

14% higher than the national average

University Of Kansas Hospital is a medical facility located in Kansas City, KS. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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 50 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

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 Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

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 better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2024

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2023

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

13% higher than the national average

84%

Would definitely recommend

14% higher than the national average

University Of Kansas Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

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%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%59%52%

University Of Kansas Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He took darn good care of my mom’s gallbladder. The surgery was painless and she was on the mend shortly after! Very thorough doctor.

DJofKC Nov 29 2023

Review for Dr. Stone

Dr. Robinson was my attending cardiologist in the hospital following a heart attack. He is very caring, very thorough, answers all questions, and I never felt rushed when rngaging with him. I would highly recommend.

Stephen Dill Nov 28 2023

Review for Dr. Robinson

He was a very good doctor and I will go to him again.

Lily Nov 26 2023

Review for Dr. Bonino

We have traveled for seven years from Springfield, MO so my husband may receive the excellent care of Dr. Southwell. We highly recommend him and we trust Dr. Southwell. My husband is doing extremely well.

Thankful patient Nov 20 2023

Review for Dr. Southwell

I saw Dr. Ortiz when he was interning with Bert Nash in Lawrence Kansas. The reason for my visit was to medicate my ADHD. He spent a year ignoring the very cause that made me come in, instead opting to try and treat only my bipolar disorder which is under control. I now see a different provider with...

CW Nov 17 2023

Review for Dr. Ortiz

Location

University Of Kansas Hospital

4000 Cambridge St, Kansas City KS 66160

CallDirections

(913) 588-1227

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University Of Kansas Hospital located?

University Of Kansas Hospital is located at 4000 Cambridge St, Kansas City, KS 66160. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University Of Kansas Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University Of Kansas Hospital has been awarded with America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and 12 more in the past two years.

Is University Of Kansas Hospital highly rated with patients?

82% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does University Of Kansas Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at University Of Kansas Hospital?

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How does University Of Kansas Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

4000 Cambridge St

Kansas City, KS 66160

Directions

(913) 588-1227