Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

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

2 ratings were 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
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Santa Clara Valley 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%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%71%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%41%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%39%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Keisuke Imai Oct 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lifshutz

Amazing!

Olivia Smith Oct 11 2020

Review for Dr. Tsai

Long-term patient Oct 09 2020

Review for Dr. Spraggins

K Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Spraggins

Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Spraggins

Location

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

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