Harlingen Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend

8% higher than the national average

Harlingen Medical Center is a medical facility located in Harlingen, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention 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

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

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

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low

3 ratings were better than expected

8 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

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2023, 2022

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2022, 2021

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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2022, 2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than 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

5% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend

8% higher than the national average

Harlingen Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%53%

Harlingen Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Patient since 2016, Dr. Minor is excellent. Patiently waiting for him to get established at new office.

Nov 20 2022

Review for Dr. Minor

H. Chis Nov 04 2022

Review for Dr. Garcia

Anyone know what happened to Dr. Minor and his partner.

Linda Koenig Davis Oct 31 2022

Review for Dr. Minor

Dr.Asase has a problem with patients .I had a bad experience with care .And for that reason I will never go to him again nor recommend to anyone.

Miguel negrete Oct 26 2022

Review for Dr. Asase

Dr Sarhill explains everything very well and answers questions also very well.

Oct 25 2022

Review for Dr. Sarhill

Location

Harlingen Medical Center

5501 S Expressway 77, Harlingen TX 78550

CallDirections

(956) 365-1000

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Contact Us

5501 S Expressway 77

Harlingen, TX 78550

Directions

(956) 365-1000