Harborview Medical Center

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% 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.

Learn more about our awards methodology

Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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.

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected View details

  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Appendectomy

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Appendectomy

As Expected

Cardiac

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

As Expected

As Expected

Heart Attack

As Expected

As Expected

Heart Failure

As Expected

As Expected

Critical Care

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Diabetic Emergencies

As Expected

As Expected

Pulmonary Embolism

As Expected

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

As Expected

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award

2019, 2018, 2017

Gastrointestinal

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

As Expected

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

As Expected

As Expected

Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

As Expected

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

As Expected

As Expected

Gynecologic Surgeries

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

As Expected

Hysterectomy

Worse than Expected

Neurosciences

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

As Expected

Better than Expected

Stroke

As Expected

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

2019, 2018

Orthopedic

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

Worse than Expected

Pulmonary

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As Expected

As Expected

Pneumonia

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Spine Surgery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Worse than Expected

Spinal Fusion

Worse than Expected

Vascular

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

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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  • Patient Rating
  • Care Team
  • Facility
  • Pain Management
70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Location

Harborview Medical Center

325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Us

325 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98104

Directions

(206) 744-3000