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Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas is a medical facility located in Austin, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.

75%

Patient Experience Rating

11% 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (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)

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 Gastrointestinal Care Award™

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

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2023)

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low

2 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

Appendectomy

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2024, 2023

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend

11% higher than the national average

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%47%

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I underwent Strabismus surgery with Dr. Ram 1 year ago in May of 2023. I am blind in my right eye from an accident when I was 10 and over the years my eye had become lazy (exotropia). A condition which made me extremely self-conscious and affected my quality of life. I saw Dr. Ram for a consultation...

Chase N. May 20 2024

Review for Dr. Ram

In about 30 seconds, the made a decision in opposition to my endocrinologist decision that will make my life miserable from now on. Probably did it in less than 30 seconds.

May 19 2024

Review for Dr. Clemons

Dr. Lewis has been very courteous and efficient.

May 19 2024

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Wagner and her staff at Texan Eye areexcellent. I have been a patient for over 10years.

May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Wagner

Dr Connor was very thorough in reviewing my cardiac issues. He drew diagrams for us with clear explanations. Nothing was rushed-he spent the time needed for us to ask questions and thoroughly understand everything.

William Frentzel May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Conner

Location

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas

1500 Red River St, Austin TX 78701

CallDirections

(512) 324-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas located?

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas is located at 1500 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™, and 3 more in the past two years.

Is Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas highly rated with patients?

74% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas?

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How does Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1500 Red River St

Austin, TX 78701

Directions

(512) 324-7000