St. Clare Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

St. Clare Hospital is a medical facility located in Lakewood, WA. This hospital has been recognized for Critical Care Excellence Award™.


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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

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

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

St. Clare Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


St. Clare Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Aug 03 2021

Review for Dr. Schleichert

Dr. Pumilia is awesome! He never pushes you out the door but really listens, answers your questions, and is very compassionate. My family loves him!

Julie Jul 14 2021

Review for Dr. Pumilia

Dr. Fraizer has been my doctor for several years and he takes very good care of my podiatry needs. Wouldnt change him for anything.

Kelly Jul 11 2021

Review for Dr. Frazier

Dr. Shariff is one of the best! Compassionate, thorough, explains your condition and treatment in a way that you can understand. He answered all my questions. I never felt rushed by Dr Shariff or his staff. He also has the same kind and caring staff in office or by phone.

D Hansen Jul 08 2021

Review for Dr. Shariff

Very personable and called me herself to discuss labs.

Kristen Beth Arnold Jul 07 2021

Review for Dr. Harvey


St. Clare Hospital

11315 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA 98499

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