Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus

63%

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


Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus is a medical facility located in Berkeley, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • 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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59%

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

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%55%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%50%66%

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%43%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%60%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

This doctor listens to his patients. He takes the time to listen and teach. All around good man.

Ian Sep 30 2021

Review for Dr. Schoene

Dr. Brun treated my wife Pearla San Vicente at O'Conner Hospital on Monday September 13, 2021 and he did everything within his knowledge and capacity to save her. I remember Dr. Brun for his honesty, sincerity and dedication to saving lives. Many blessings. Victor San Vicente

Victor G. San Vicente Sep 27 2021

Review for Dr. Brun

great doctor

Sep 24 2021

Review for Dr. Ewing

Kate L. Sep 19 2021

Review for Dr. Starr

Multiple visits over a number of years . Takes time to review history prior to appointment so not repeating unneeded tests

Scott Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Tsai

Location

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus

2450 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

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