University Orthopaedic Center

590 S Wakara Way, Salt Lake City UT, 84108

(801) 587-7109

University Orthopaedic Center has achieved 4 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

University Orthopaedic Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

University Orthopaedic Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 80 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 158 hospital cases and a national average of 411 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 142 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 296 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 363 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 543 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 227 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 44 hospital cases and a national average of 85 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 139 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 47 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 91 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 159 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 949 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 185 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 185 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 183 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 198 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 56 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 97 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 60 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 327 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 539 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 172 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 269 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 506 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 140 hospital cases and a national average of 88 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 88 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 122 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 159 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 377 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 39 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 78 hospital cases and a national average of 137 cases.

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Patient Safety Ratings

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Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 12 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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University Orthopaedic Center

590 S Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108