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 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Care Award™, Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

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

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)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

6 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
  • 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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% 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%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%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%61%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%46%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Terrific surgeon. Really was looking at a fairly rough and difficult surgery. This was my surgeon and he did a wonderful job. Most importantly the outcome was optimal. Would recommend.

Oct 05 2021

Review for Dr. Yenumula

Lewis Faught Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Wang

Jun 30 2021

Review for Dr. Nakhaee

Jun 05 2021

Review for Dr. Formoli

Excellent helpful, patient and professional

Kennedy Feb 04 2021

Review for Dr. Temporini

Location

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center

6600 Bruceville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95823

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