Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

1010 Murray Ave, San Luis Obispo CA, 93405

(805) 546-7600

71% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Our Clinical Quality

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 132 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 55 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 362 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 122 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 99 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 38 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 114 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 44 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
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 118 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 198 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 137 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 110 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 179 hospital cases and a national average of 363 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 94 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 169 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 199 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 163 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 30 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).

71% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Sierra Vista Regional 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 3 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

1010 Murray Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405