University of Washington Medical Center

Rankings

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

best Rank in This Specialty
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Overall Score in This Specialty
54.6 / 100

Reputation with specialists

% of responding specialists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 who named hospital as among best for difficult cases.

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest=0.1%-โ€‹2.9%

Survival

Higher numbers mean fewer deaths than expected 30 days after admission, after adjusting for severity and other risks.

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-โ€‹10

Success in keeping patients safe

Ability to prevent six types of accidents and medical errors.

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Success in preventing deaths from treatable complications following inpatient surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

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

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing major bleeding and bruising after surgery

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Success in preventing respiratory failure after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing incisions from reopening after surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Success in preventing injury to patient during surgery

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery patient volume

Number of Medicare inpatients who had specified disorders or specified procedures in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

High

75

1,745 discharges

High=1,300-โ€‹1,799

Nurse staffing

Indicates relative balance of nurses and patients hospitalwide; higher numbers mean more nurses.

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center for high nursing standards.

Score: √

Advanced technologies

Such as stereotactic radiosurgery and transplant services.

Highest

100

Score: 7

Highest=7 out of 7

Key patient services

Such as translators and wound-management services.

Highest

100

Score: 8

Highest=8 out of 8

Trauma center

Certified for advanced trauma care.

Score: x

Intensivist staffing

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

Score: √


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