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Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego Ratings

San Diego, CA 92120
Phone: (619) 528-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: No

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

Infectious Disease at Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego

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 0m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 0 hour and 0 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 5 hour and 39 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 58 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
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego 4.65 out of 5 based on 41 ratings. 41 user reviews.

70% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

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

    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego Stories

    Mar 19, 2022, 3:55 PM
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego: "This hospital had me wait over 6 hours while I was having a stroke and pulmonary embolism. they sent me home with “dehydration” and I had to come back the next day, wait 6 + hours again. Once they *finally* did the right tests, found my stroke and embolism. Could have lost my life" - Breanne

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