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Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas Ratings

Austin, TX 78723
Phone: (512) 324-0000

Hospital Type: Childrens
Emergency Services: YES

Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings

Infectious Disease at Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 0m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 0 hour and 0 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 0 hour and 0 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 0 hour and 0 minutes delay before leaving to their room.

Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: POOR
Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas 0 out of 5 based on 50 ratings. 50 user reviews.

Positive Patient Ratings

No consistently positive ratings

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

    1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
    2C Diff Mortality Rate
    3MRSA Mortality Rate

    Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas Stories

    Oct 17, 2022, 4:50 PM
    Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas: "We have been waiting 4.5 hours today and still not seen. 3 waiting rooms of people full." - Juliet

    Dec 28, 2021, 5:21 AM
    Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas: "1:30am and it is currently 4:30am and we are still waiting to be seen by the doctor. We were seen by the triage nurse fairly quickly but have been waiting for 2 hours (and counting) to see the doc. " - Megan

    Nov 12, 2021, 7:49 PM
    Dell Children's Medical Center Of Central Texas: "Estimated 4 hour wait to see a doctor because my son's condition (a spinal headache after a spinal tap that might require a blood patch) is not life-threatening. " - Jennifer

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