• At the Gastrointestinal Procedures Center of Excellence at Memorial University Medical Center, we proudly share our medical outcomes.

    Any time you have an invasive medical procedure, there is a risk of complications. We follow proven standards of care to reduce the risk of complications. Those standards are listed in the first column of the table below. Click on each term to learn what it means. The next columns show how well Memorial University Medical Center and similar hospitals around the country provided those standards of care. A higher score is better.

      MUMC 2015 Total MUMC 2016 Total National Benchmark
    Quality Measure (click on each term to learn more)
    Cecal Intubation Rate 99.08% 98.93% Greater than 95%
    Withdrawal Time 11 minutes, 27 seconds 10 minutes, 37 seconds Greater than 6 minutes
    Adenoma Detection Rate, Females 27.59% 25.89% Great than 15%
    Adenoma Detection Rate, Males 33.47% 38.01% Greater than 25%

    Complications from Colonoscopy
    The table below shows how often our colonoscopy patients had complications from the procedure. The first column lists a possible complication. Click on each term to learn what it means. The next columns show what percentage of colonoscopy patients at Memorial University Medical Center experienced this complication. The last column shows the national benchmark score so you can reference how we compare to similar hospitals around the country. A lower score is better.

      MUMC 2015 Total MUMC 2016 Total GIDU National Benchmark
    Quality Measure (click on each term to learn more)
    Unplanned Perforation 0% 0% 0.1 to 0.2%
    Post-op Bleeding 0.029% 0% Less than 1%
    Infection 0% 0% 0%
    Deaths 0% 0% 0%