Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average


Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center is a medical facility located in Fresno, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%62%66%

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

VERY HAPPY

Charles T. Dec 08 2021

Review for Dr. Avena

VERY HAPPY

Charles T. Dec 08 2021

Review for Dr. Avena

VERY HAPPY

Charles T. Dec 08 2021

Review for Dr. Avena

staff was excellent and helpful.

Hugo L. Dec 07 2021

Review for Dr. Avena

My visit today was time efficient and through. And gave me answers.

Marina A. Dec 07 2021

Review for Dr. Avena

Location

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

7300 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93720

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