Saint Clair Hospital

86%

Patients that would definitely recommend
16% higher than the national average


Saint Clair Hospital is a medical facility located in Pittsburgh, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

86%

Would definitely recommend
16% higher than the national average

Saint Clair Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%87%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%78%66%

Saint Clair Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%48%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I would highly recommend Dr. Ruane for breast reconstruction. He was very compassionate throughout my reconstruction process. He was very meticulous and worked diligently with me to achieve my goal/expectation. Dr Ruane definitely turned a devastating situation into an acceptable positive outcome.

Donna Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ruane

Angelea Rose Shroyer Oct 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mecs

Shelby Adams Oct 17 2020

Review for Dr. D'Alo

Sarah Oct 12 2020

Review for Dr. Danaher

He was harsh and dismissive with me too. Offered no help and prevented me from figuring out my issues since other doctors were counting on pulmonary analysis.

Leah Oct 12 2020

Review for Dr. Basheda

Location

Saint Clair Hospital

1000 Bower Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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