Quality and Safety

UMC's Commitment to Patient Quality and Safety

UMC's Administrators and Senior Leadership frequently walk through all areas of the hospital to ensure our goal of providing excellent care is exceeded for our patients and families. If you have a comment, concern, or would like to recognize a member of our staff for extraordinary care please send us an email.

Meet the Administration and Senior Leadership Team

Why Do We Measure and Monitor Performance?

At University Medical Center of Southern Nevada we pledge to consistently deliver quality medical care to the Las Vegas community while maintaining a safe environment. By measuring our performance and being transparent about our results, you can see the ways in which we are striving to ensure safe, quality care and how we measure up to national healthcare quality comparisons.

Goals of Monitoring Performance

  • Improve patient care and outcomes.
  • Gain public trust and confidence in the care we give.
  • Provide tools for patients and families to be active partners in health care decision-making.


View Quality Report Card

View Infection Prevention Measures

 


While reviewing our results, you will want to consider the following:

  1. There are many factors that determine health care outcomes that may not relate to hospital performance, but would influence the results presented, for example, severity of illness, age and other accompanying illnesses or conditions. The data attempts to adjust for some of these factors, but it is not possible to do so perfectly.
  2. UMC is committed to the safety of our patients. Our physicians continuously and carefully review hospital mortality reports and other clinical quality information. They do so to learn where quality efforts are improving care and to pinpoint areas where we might improve further.
  3. Because UMC is the only designated Level 1 Trauma Center in Nevada, UMC accepts many patients who are critically ill or injured.

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