University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Rankings

Geriatrics

best Rank in This Specialty
#28
Overall Score in This Specialty
68.4 / 100

Reputation with specialists

% of doctors in this specialty responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 who named hospital as among best for very challenging geriatric patients.

Significant

50

Score: 3.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Survival

Likelihood of survival 30 days after admission, adjusted for severity and other risks.

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Patient safety

Ability to prevent eight types of accidents and medical errors.

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Success in preventing pressure ulcers (skin breakdown from prolonged bed rest, weight, dressings and other factors)

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical inpatient deaths from treatable complications

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Success in preventing collapsed lung during biopsy, catheter insertion and other procedures

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical hip fractures

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Success in preventing major postsurgical bleeding and bruising

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing postsurgical respiratory failure

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Success in preventing surgical incisions from reopening

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Success in preventing harm to patients during surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Patient volume

Number of high-risk Medicare inpatients age 75 and above in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in key specialty-related procedures and diagnoses.

Highest

100

12,752 discharges

Highest: 8,000 or above

Nursing intensity

Relative balance of nurses to patients across hospital. Higher numbers mean more nurses.

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards by American Nurses Credentialing Center.

NIA-designated Alzheimer's center

Recognized by National Institute on Aging.

Patient services

Such as arthritis center and wound-management program.

Highest

100

Score: 9

Highest: 9 out of 9

Intensivist on staff

At least one intensive-care unit staffed by physician with subspecialty or fellowship training in care of ICU patients.


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