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John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center

John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center is a medical facility located in Walnut Creek, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, and more.

75%

Patient Experience Rating

11% higher than the national average

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2022)

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

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

5 ratings were worse than 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

7 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend

11% higher than the national average

John Muir Health-Walnut Creek 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%76%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%47%

John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Schwab took time to explain the procedure before scheduling surgery. On the day of surgery, he explained once more what to expect before the anesthesiologist did his thing. He followed up with a call to inquire of my wellbeing during post-op recovery. During the follow-up visit he once again...

Mahadevan Krishnan Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Schwab

Dr Su is very detailed and makes her patients feel that they are her completely focused concern. I am privileged to be in her care.

James Long Jun 09 2024

Review for Dr. Su

Traumatized. As a black woman moving forward I will google home remedies before seeking help at urgent care. Trust -Broken

A. Hennen Jun 08 2024

Review for Dr. Schamber

I am delighted to share my exceptional experience with Dr. Vermuri, who truly embodies the qualities of a phenomenal doctor. After years of encountering hurried and dismissive healthcare professionals, Dr. Vermuri stands out as a beacon of compassion, sincerity, and dedication to her patients.From...

Barbara B. Jun 08 2024

Review for Dr. Vemuri

For the first time in a long time I have hope that my cervical spine issue will be resolved. Dr Ali took the time to listen and he explained what was happening in my neck. He took the time to show me the X-rays and pointed out the problem areas. He discussed what can be done. After months of...

Jun 08 2024

Review for Dr. Ali

Location

John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek CA 94598

CallDirections

(925) 939-3000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center located?

John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center is located at 1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ in the past two years.

Is John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center highly rated with patients?

69% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center?

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How does John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Directions

(925) 939-3000