St.Jude Medical Center

84%

Patients that would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

12 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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83%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% higher than the national average

84%

Would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Location

St.Jude Medical Center

101 E Valencia Mesa Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835