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The Medical Center of Aurora

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Care system  Private
Lists  Hospitals in Colorado
Number of beds  346
Founded  1974
Phone  +1 303-695-2600
Emergency department  Level II trauma center
The Medical Center of Aurora
Location  1501 S Potomac Street, Aurora, Colorado, United States
Hospital type  General, medical and surgical
Website  http://www.auroramed.com/ Medical Center Of Aurora
Address  1501 S Potomac St, Aurora, CO 80012, USA
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Similar  Presbyterian/St Luke's Medical, Rocky Mountains, Porter Adventist Hospital, Littleton Adventist Hospital, University of Colorado

The Medical Center of Aurora ("TMCA") serves Aurora, Colorado and the eastern Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area (metro area) with three separate campuses providing a wide range of health care services. It was founded in 1974; it now employs more than 1,200 people and is part of HealthONE, the largest health care system in the metro area. Currently, there are more than 450 doctors on staff and 346 beds.

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Services

Specialties for which The Medical Center of Aurora is best known locally and nationally include heart and vascular care, surgical services, women's services, cancer services, and neurosciences, including spine, brain and stroke care.

The center is the only hospital in Colorado with a Level 1 Cardiac Center, which includes a Cardiac Alert Program, designed to train and equip first responders to more quickly and accurately detect and treat heart attacks, and serves as a model for other hospitals throughout the U.S. These and other services have gained national respect and honors for outcomes and efficiencies

The center was the first health care organization in Colorado to offer Aquapheresis, a medical therapy that removes large volumes of excess fluid, designed to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from Congestive Heart Failure.

The center also offers robotic surgery using the Da Vinci Surgical System to perform a variety of minimally invasive surgeries.

Facilities

Main Campus, Aurora

North Campus, Aurora

Centennial Medical Plaza, Centennial

Awards

  • Ranked among the top 100 best place to work in the United States by Modern Healthcare.
  • Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credential Center, the highest nursing honor in the country.
  • The Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility (2007 & 2008).
  • Timberline Award from Colorado Performance Excellence.
  • Hospital rating data

    The HealthGrades website contains the clinical quality data for the Medical Center of Aurora, as of 2017. For this rating section three different types of data from HealthGrades are presented: clinical quality ratings for thirty-three inpatient conditions and procedures, thirteen patient safety indicators and the percentage of patients giving the hospital as a 9 or 10 (the two highest possible ratings).

    For inpatient conditions and procedures, there are three possible ratings: worse than expected, as expected, better than expected. For this hospital the data for this category is:

  • Worse than expected - 5
  • As expected - 25
  • Better than expected - 3
  • For patient safety indicators, there are the same three possible ratings. For this hospital safety indicators were rated as:

  • Worse than expected - 0
  • As expected - 9
  • Better than expected - 4
  • Percentage of patients rating this hospital as a 9 or 10 - 74% Percentage of patients who on average rank hospitals as a 9 or 10 - 69%

    References

    The Medical Center of Aurora Wikipedia


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