Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average


Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is a medical facility located in Sacramento, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 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

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento 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%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent

Sep 07 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I had met with Dr. Lee several time for a consultation and then a foot surgery. I found him to be very thorough and professional. Like all Doctors, he was busy, but this is to be expected within the Medical community. He is not a therapist, he is a DOCTOR. Would recommend!

Patrick E. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

They are great with kids very friendly and happy atmosphere love it and my kids love it too

Nathalie Jimenez Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

They are wonderful and very patient with my kids .. great experience !

Nancy Avila Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

She was so amazing!

Tobi Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Alli-Akintade

Location

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center

6600 Bruceville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95823

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