Mercy General Hospital

77%

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


Mercy General Hospital is a medical facility located in Sacramento, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, General Surgery Excellence 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

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

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Mercy General Hospital

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%79%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%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Mercy General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Wendel is the best.

Oct 14 2021

Review for Dr. Wendel

Thoroughly explains the issue and performs necessary treatment or recommends other options. Friendly disposition and very kind.

Jim McDonald Oct 13 2021

Review for Dr. Cho

Dr Wendel is by far the best doctor I have. He is brilliant, fast and friendly.

Kathy S Oct 12 2021

Review for Dr. Wendel

Mrs. A Oct 11 2021

Review for Dr. Sweat

Great doctor who patiently answered all of my questions, and did a fabulous job fixing my eye! Thanks, could not be happier.

Freda Oct 11 2021

Review for Dr. Medina Mendez

Location

Mercy General Hospital

4001 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819

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