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Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco Ratings

San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 833-2646

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

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

Infectious Disease at Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco

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 4 hour and 8 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 0 hour and 33 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 Francisco 4.65 out of 5 based on 45 ratings. 45 user reviews.

70% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients
  • 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 Francisco Stories

    Apr 23, 2023, 1:00 AM
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco: "Five hours and still waiting." - Pin

    Apr 13, 2023, 12:44 PM
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco: "Have used this facility twice recently, once in Feb 2021 and again in March 2023. There were nightmarish wait time of 4+ hours each time, and once admitted it a medieval in terms of crowding, the way the staff treated patients, and sanitary conditions. Truly dangerous and shameful. This purely due to inadequate budgeting by Kaiser executive planners, and could be easily addressed, but they choose to ignore the problem." - Andrew

    Nov 19, 2022, 3:27 PM
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco: "If you go early on a weekend day or Friday night, there isn't much waiting time, if any.
    Pick a good time to have an emergency, and no problem.
    - Jim

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