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Good Samaritan Hospital Ratings

San Jose, CA 95124
Phone: (408) 559-2011

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Good Samaritan Hospital save lives? 3% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack13%
Heart Failure12%

Infectious Disease at Good Samaritan Hospital

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 16m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 48 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 1 hour and 47 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 3 hour and 16 minutes delay before leaving to their room.

Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Good Samaritan Hospital 4.5 out of 5 based on 26 ratings. 26 user reviews.

64% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty
  • Rooms were often noisy at night

1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate

Good Samaritan Hospital Stories

Jun 30, 2021, 11:53 PM
Good Samaritan Hospital: "Hello
I am 5 weeks pregnant and I have spotting
I had previous miscarriage
Should I come to the ER
Thanks "
- Hala

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