Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns

3003 Health Center Dr, San Diego CA, 92123

(858) 939-3400

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Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

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

Mortality Based Rating on 126 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 313 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 389 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1007 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 295 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 43 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 188 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 101 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 111 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 239 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 725 cases.

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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 438 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 286 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 128 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 450 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 90 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 127 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 270 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 85 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 511 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 649 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 338 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 607 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 37 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 79 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 478 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 801 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 147 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 257 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 51 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 121 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Rated Better Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns

3003 Health Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92123