Palomar Medical Center Poway

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average


Palomar Medical Center Poway is a medical facility located in Poway, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

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

  • 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
  • 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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Palomar Medical Center Poway

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Palomar Medical Center Poway

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%45%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I came to Dr Laverson after a failure of a previous breast lift. He listened and explained what he could do to help My results are better than i expected. Dr. Laverson is a very caring and compassionate doctor and excellent at what he does.

Ree S. May 13 2021

Review for Dr. Laverson

I came to Dr Laverson after a failure of a previous breast lift. He listened and explained what he could do to help My results are better than i expected. Dr. Laverson is a very caring and compassionate doctor and excellent at what he does.

Ree S. May 13 2021

Review for Dr. Laverson

I came to Dr Laverson after a failure of a previous breast lift. He listened and explained what he could do to help My results are better than i expected. Dr. Laverson is a very caring and compassionate doctor and excellent at what he does.

Ree S. May 13 2021

Review for Dr. Laverson

Anonymous May 13 2021

Review for Dr. Laverson

Dr Burzell explains things well and is well connected with resources . He is caring and patient.

Brad T May 11 2021

Review for Dr. Burzell

Location

Palomar Medical Center Poway

15615 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA 92064

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