The overarching goal of health care delivery is to provide safe, high quality care for patients. By publicly reporting our patient outcomes, we are providing you with the opportunity to compare University of Iowa Health Care Spine Surgery with other health care organizations and to choose an organization based on quality outcomes and delivery of exceptional care.
We partner with regional and national agencies to help compare our performance to our peers on key practice measures. The following charts show how we are doing in some of those areas.
From the simplest to the most complicated spine procedures, our surgeons are among the first in their field to employ the newest gold standards of care; performing more spine surgeries than the benchmark average.
Average Length of Stay and Complications Rate
Our patients have fewer complications resulting in getting on their feet and moving, sooner.
UI Health Care's spine surgery team emphasized top-tier, patient-centered, goal-oriented care for an exceptional patient experience.
*Source: Vizient Clinical Database/Resource ManagerTM, used with permission of Vizient FY2019. CDB/RM data includes only Vizient members that are academic medical centers with more than 500 beds, FY2019.
†Source: CMS HCAHPS, CY2019.