The University of North Carolina Medical Center is among the top five safest hospitals in the country for patients with serious conditions, according to the American Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Duke University Hospital, which is located in Durham, North Carolina, ranked number one.
The hospital is considered one of the nation’s safest in terms of hospitalization rates, and has a higher than average mortality rate for the population compared to the national average.
It has an 85 percent completion rate on a medical student-led survey, and only 17 percent of patients have an infection or other complication, according the hospital’s website.
It is also ranked number three in terms to the number of hospital beds, with 2,700, and the fourth in terms the number and type of beds available, with 7,500.
Duke’s hospital is home to the Duke Medical Center and Duke University Children’s Hospital.
The Medical Center’s hospitals are listed in the top 10 in each of the five metrics.
In the fourth category, the hospital ranks fifth with an 88 percent completion on the American Hospitals and Healthcare systems survey.
The University’s hospital also ranked fifth in the hospital bed supply category, and sixth in the overall quality of care category.
The Hospital of North Carolinians ranked number seven in the hospitals and outpatient department category, while the North Carolina Hospital System ranked eighth with a 92 percent completion.
The Duke Medical School ranked number four in terms for the quality of its medical students, and number five in terms in terms and number of patients per patient.
Duke has had a number of major tragedies, including a deadly shooting at the Duke Arena on Oct. 7, 2017, and a stabbing death on March 1, 2019.
The school was rocked by the deadly shooting of student and freshman student nurse Kymberley Lueck, and an alleged sexual assault by a nurse on Feb. 6, 2020.
The student nurse was killed when her boyfriend allegedly attacked her at a Duke gym.
Two months later, two students, including the student who allegedly attacked Luek, were arrested for the alleged sexual attack.
In December of 2020, a woman was stabbed to death outside a Duke dormitory.
The next day, two others were arrested after a group of students allegedly attacked a female student.
A third student allegedly committed suicide, and two others are facing charges for his death.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest of Duke students for the sexual assault of a female dormmate on Feb, 19, 2021.
The university was ranked number 11 in the national student body for the number students, according a U.N. ranking, and ranked fourth for overall graduation rates.
Duke is located about 100 miles (161 kilometers) northeast of Raleigh, North Carolins capital.
Duke Medical Schools is located at 3,837 square feet (14,400 square meters), and it is the second largest medical school in the U. S. The medical school has an enrollment of 1,200 students.
Duke received a $35.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the first major campus in the state of North America.
Duke will open its first campus in 2019, and plans to open a second in 2021.
Duke said it is investing in the facilities in order to better care patients and prevent them from returning to a situation of acute, acute hospitalization.
Duke also plans to invest $5.3 million in new equipment to improve patient care and increase access to care, and to open up more medical clinics in rural areas to ensure access to quality care.
Duke President Gregory L. Fenves said in a statement that Duke’s new facilities will improve patient access to medical care, reduce wait times and improve care for our community.
Duke Hospital is ranked number two in terms, among the safest hospitals, in terms as the number, type and number and level of beds for the most seriously ill patients in the United States.
Duke Health System ranks number two, in both the number hospitals and beds for all patients.
Duke announced plans to begin operations at its new campus in 2020, which it will complete in 2021 and be completed by 2024.
The plan is to open the new campus at the end of 2020 and begin operations in 2021, said Duke spokeswoman Erin Brown.
The new Duke Medical System has a waiting list of approximately 10,000 patients, and it has a wait-time of nearly two months, according its website.
Duke plans to make the new hospital the largest medical center in the nation, and will begin to open new clinics and expand the number the facilities.