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Outcomes

Outcomes

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston is the preeminent world leader in pediatric burn care and has been the world’s leading pioneer in the advancement of pediatric burn research. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston, affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), provides highly specialized acute, reconstructive and rehabilitative care for children with burns and other soft tissue conditions. Inpatient and outpatient units are designed to allow children to recover in a safe, family-centered environment along the continuum of their care. The healing advances made possible by our medical and research staff have improved pediatric burn treatment and dramatically increased survival from burn injuries, improving patient outcomes beyond imagined expectations.

  • Verified burn care center by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons
  • Fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
  • Only processing and distributing FDA registered tissue bank in the Shriners Hospitals for Children system
  • General laboratory, microbiology and pathology laboratory certified by the College of American Pathology
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston maintains low hospital acquired infection rates in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network (CDC NHSN).
  • Primary authors of Total Burn Care textbook, which is used worldwide in educating health care teams on burn care and treatment

Patient and family experience

Shriners Hospitals for Children strives to deliver an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Our caregivers provide the highest quality and compassionate care to children with specialized healthcare needs. Shriners Hospitals for Children has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey Associates for excellence in patient satisfaction.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston consistently ranks in the top quartile among pediatric facilities for patient and family satisfaction. The Galveston Shriners Hospital currently ranks in the 81st percentile of pediatric inpatient facilities nationwide in overall satisfaction.

What our patients and families are saying about us:

“We would definitely recommend this facility to others needing your services and are looking forward to our next visit.” – December 2018

“Thanks for all your attention. A thousand thanks to all personnel, very attentive. Thank you very much.” – November 2018

“Excellent service and care. Thank you so much!” – November 2018

Patient satisfaction metrics

Inpatient services: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Likelihood of recommending this hospital to others for inpatient services chart 

(Based on patient and family responses to Press Ganey survey. On a scale from 0 to 100, the average score of respondents when asked if they would recommend our hospital to others.)

Outpatient services: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Likelihood of recommending hospital for outpatient services chart 

(Based on patient and family responses to Press Ganey survey. On a scale from 0 to 100, the average score of respondents when asked if they would recommend our hospital to others.)