University Medical Center Brackenridge

UMCB Quick Facts

Level 1 Trauma Center

*Does not include physicians
Patient Days: 62,633Deliveries: 1,013
Average Daily Census: 171.60Neonatal ICU Days: 522
Average Length of Stay: 4.96
Open Heart Cases: 1
ER Visits: 75,514Employees*: 2,971
Outpatient VIsits: 148,464Licensed Beds: 339
Inpatient Surgical Visits: 5,268BSN or Higher Rate: 66.45%
Outpatient Surgical Visits: 4,553Certification Rate: 24.58%


Study Explores the Brackenridge ICU RN Perspective

icu-studyAdvanced Practice Supervisor & Clinical Nurse Specialist, Jonathan Hecht, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, and a group of ICU nurses at UMC Brackenridge completed a research study to understand the perceived benefits of a tracheotomy to a patient.

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Madison's Story: Bowie High Graduate Defies Odds after Brain Injury

A young woman and her parents share the story of the accident that left her with a serious brain injury and her remarkable recovery.

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Nurses Reduce Percentage of Patients Leaving ED Unseen

The new triage system has improved patient satisfaction and has decreased the percentage of patients leaving the ED without being seen by a physician or nurse practitioner from 5.21 percent in July 2014 to 1.50 percent nine months later in March 2015.

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