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University Medical Center At Brackenridge Ratings

Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 324-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

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

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does University Medical Center At Brackenridge save lives? 2% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure11%

Infectious Disease at University Medical Center At Brackenridge

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 58m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 3 hour and 57 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 7 hour and 26 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: AVERAGE
University Medical Center At Brackenridge 4.65 out of 5 based on 44 ratings. 44 user reviews.

70% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty

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

University Medical Center At Brackenridge Stories

Aug 04, 2021, 9:09 AM
University Medical Center At Brackenridge: "There is a new hospital that opened a few years ago called Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. All Brack patients were transferred there before the hospital closed? Is this the hospital you are talking about? " - Amy

Aug 04, 2021, 9:07 AM
University Medical Center At Brackenridge: "Given that this hospital was closed years ago and literally torn down this summer, I don’t see how there is a wait time. " - Amy

Feb 20, 2021, 5:40 AM
University Medical Center At Brackenridge: "Wait time is absolutely true. Hospital is completely full and there are no observation bays open. Prepare yourself for a long wait with no result unless you want a bandaid fix for $300.00.
- Sophia

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