Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

700 Lawrence Expy, Santa Clara CA, 95051

(408) 236-6400

82% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center has achieved 9 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 2 Hospital Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 7 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Hospital Quality Awards

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Our Clinical Quality

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 305 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1790 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1411 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1343 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 596 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 217 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 222 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 121 cases.

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As Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 72 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 333 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2366 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 395 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 234 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 127 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 495 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 151 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 79 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 200 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 424 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 430 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 392 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 804 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 114 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 74 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 272 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 360 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 44 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 58 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

82% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
4 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

700 Lawrence Expy
Santa Clara, CA 95051