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University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics is a medical facility located in Salt Lake City, UT. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, and more.

83%

Patient Experience Rating

19% 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™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024, 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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

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

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

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

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2022

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

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2023, 2022

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than 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

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

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

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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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79%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

14% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend

19% higher than the national average

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%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%62%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%58%47%

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%78%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I agree with everything in the other positive reviews: he takes his time even if he's obviously busy, he listens and I feel included in the decision making process. Re pill-pushing? He's not afraid to medicate where appropriate, which is becoming a rare find. My whole family sees him and we've been...

Minissa Jun 15 2024

Review for Dr. Morrill

Dr. Reichart is very well-trained, well educated and has very good discernment. He does excellent work especially with regards to cardiac ablations; and has excellent references & reviews from his peers.

John G Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Reichert

Pediatrician for my four young children. Comes prepared- intelligent, thoughtful, and best of all, collaborative and practical. A model pediatrician, one of the best doctors I have ever met.

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Muniyappa

Had his assistant who is ill trained perform mohs left my wife with close to 2” scar on her face for a quarter inch area. Dr did not care and dismissed her. Cost $5900 to try to repair. Terrible dermatologist stay away.

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Duffy

I went in person met with Dr. White and he ordered testing. Then Dr. White referred me to a specialist. His referral did not include information about what it was for. The referral went from person to person. Every time I contacted Dr. White he didn't know what I needed. He always assumed I didn't...

Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. White

Location

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

50 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City UT 84132

CallDirections

(801) 581-2121

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics located?

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics is located at 50 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84132. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™, and 5 more in the past two years.

Is University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics highly rated with patients?

79% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics?

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How does University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

50 N Medical Dr

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Directions

(801) 581-2121