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VBMC-Harlingen

VBMC-Harlingen is a medical facility located in Harlingen, TX. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

60%

Patient Experience Rating

4% lower 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery 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 Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

2 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

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse 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

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As 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

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

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2023

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

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2023, 2022

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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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% lower than the national average

60%

Would definitely recommend

4% lower than the national average

VBMC-Harlingen

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%72%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%73%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%78%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%47%

VBMC-Harlingen

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent bedside manner. Not in a rush while explaining procedure to you. These are the types of Surgeons the Valley needs more of.

May 30 2024

Review for Dr. Dahlhausen

Dr Araneda has a lot of experience and knowledge in the fields of medical oncology and hematology and if that's what is important to you he is a good choice. My experience was that I had to pull most of that information out of him by asking question after question. He does not tend to be...

May 30 2024

Review for Dr. Araneda

Very professional caring explains everything when you don’t understand very excellent excellent doctor

May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Ghaddar

Dr. Sarhill is a very thorough and is always very mindful of his patient.

May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Sarhill

Dr. Sarhill and staff treat me with respect and answer any questions i ask them.

May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Sarhill

Location

VBMC-Harlingen

2101 Pease St, Harlingen TX 78550

CallDirections

(956) 389-1100

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is VBMC-Harlingen located?

VBMC-Harlingen is located at 2101 Pease St, Harlingen, TX 78550. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has VBMC-Harlingen won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, VBMC-Harlingen has been awarded with America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

Is VBMC-Harlingen highly rated with patients?

61% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does VBMC-Harlingen score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at VBMC-Harlingen?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades VBMC-Harlingen profile..

How does VBMC-Harlingen rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

2101 Pease St

Harlingen, TX 78550

Directions

(956) 389-1100