Harper University Hospital

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average


Harper University Hospital is a medical facility located in Detroit, MI. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and Stroke Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Harper University Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Harper University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He has great bedside manner. He’s funny and knowledgeable about my issues. Calming and comfortable to talk too. Best doctor I have ever had.

Thomas Grooms Oct 26 2021

Review for Dr. Maddox

The best doctor. He is passionate about his job and making others feel better. I also love the co workers they’re great.

Diamon Oct 26 2021

Review for Dr. Wietrzykowski

The staff treat you very nice I've had Dr. Zamorano do all of my spinal surgeries she is very good I've had a acdf and a pcdf and a lumbar spinal cord stimulator implant and I'm blessed to have use of my legs more thanks to the team's amazing job

Oct 25 2021

Review for Dr. Zamorano

We were very pleased meeting the Dr. for the first time. He explained everything in detail and answered all of our questions. All of the staff were very courteous, pleasant.

Oct 25 2021

Review for Dr. Zamorano

Been seeing Dr. Oppat now for 2 years and would highly recommend, he has excellent bedside manners and his staff is very courteous and caring.

Oct 25 2021

Review for Dr. Oppat

Location

Harper University Hospital

3990 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201

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