Saint Mary Medical Center

58%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average


Saint Mary Medical Center is a medical facility located in Apple Valley, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

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

  • 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
  • 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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55%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% lower than the national average

58%

Would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average

Saint Mary 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%70%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%69%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%52%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%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%51%66%

Saint Mary 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%62%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

D. Campbell Oct 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fulwider

Very good good experience

Oct 27 2020

Review for Kristina Mendoza

Visits are usually quik. Facility clean

Oct 27 2020

Review for Dr. Liu

An Fairly good primary care doctor. Some of his staff are clueless. Other members of his staff are fairly. Most patients need to see primarily nurse practitioners. Dr Salwan Traci’s best unless he doesn’t have the best staff & NP to back him up.

Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Salwan

Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Devineni

Location

Saint Mary Medical Center

18300 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307

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