Rex Hospital

84%

Patients that would definitely recommend
14% higher 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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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017, 2016)

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 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications.

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

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

3 ratings were better than expected View details

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

8 ratings were as expected View details

  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Cardiac

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

As Expected

As Expected

Heart Attack

As Expected

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

As Expected

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award

2019, 2018

Critical Care

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Diabetic Emergencies

As Expected

As Expected

Pulmonary Embolism

As Expected

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

As Expected

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

As Expected

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

As Expected

Better than Expected

Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

As Expected

As Expected

Pancreatitis

As Expected

As Expected

Small Intestine Surgeries

As Expected

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

2019

General Surgery Excellence Award

2019

Neurosciences

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Stroke

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

2019, 2018, 2017

Stroke Care Excellence Award

2019, 2018

Orthopedic

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

As Expected

Hip Replacement

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award

2017

Prostate Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

As Expected

Pulmonary

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As Expected

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

As Expected

As Expected

Spine Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

As Expected

Vascular

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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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  • Patient Rating
  • Care Team
  • Facility
  • Pain Management
81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

84%

Would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Location

Rex Hospital

4420 Lake Boone Trl, Raleigh, NC 27607

Contact Us

4420 Lake Boone Trl

Raleigh, NC 27607

Directions

(919) 784-3100