Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz

91%

Patients that would definitely recommend
21% higher than the national average


Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz is a medical facility located in Santa Cruz, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

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

11 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
  • Respiratory failure 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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91%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
22% higher than the national average

91%

Would definitely recommend
21% higher than the national average

Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%86%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%86%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%73%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%59%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%76%66%

Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%73%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%81%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

It was wonderful. He explained things well and was very accommodating. Very pleasant and thorough. Very happy with service.

Marie prindeville Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. st Clair

My husband and I love Dr. Riddle and the care she gives us. She's always attentive, spends plenty of time with us and is willing to order tests or referrals to specialists.

Nov 08 2021

Review for Dr. Riddle

Always thorough, kind, caring.

Nov 07 2021

Review for Dr. Ellis

laura grogan Oct 20 2021

Review for Dr. Klein

I personally had a terrible office visit with this doctor and decided not to use his services.

William Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Dakkuri

Location

Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz

2900 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

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