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Ucsf Medical Center Ratings

505 PARNASSUS AVE, BOX 0296
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2733

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




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



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Ucsf Medical Center save lives? 5% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack16%
Heart Failure11%
Pneumonia10%


Infectious Disease at Ucsf Medical Center

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
188
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
16


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 56m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 4 hour and 12 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 4 hour and 39 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 40 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
Ucsf Medical Center 4.7 out of 5 based on 22 ratings. 22 user reviews.


76% 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

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help




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



Ucsf Medical Center Stories



May 16, 2022, 11:11 PM
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center: "6 hour wait today May 16th!!!" - Christian

May 15, 2022, 3:19 AM
Dominican Hospital: "I was here last week saw an incompetent physicians assistant who told me I have a pimple on my back. Well I have MRSA and he not only sent me home with no antibiotics he told me “ maybe next time you’ll think about not relapsing.
Ive been working in the Medical field for 22 years and have never seen such negligent and incompetent work. I heard Dominican medical treatment was less that standard but this was straight negligence and criminal.
I’m now sitting back in waiting room with a temp, blurred vision and painful lesion on my back, face and neck. All because the P.A. I saw did not want to prescribe antibiotics.
I hope I’m not sepesis. Next stop news paper.
This is absurded. "
- Tracy

May 11, 2022, 3:51 PM
Madera Community Hospital: "No urgency. Check in is fast then you sit and wait. Waiting room is empty and we are sitting and waiting. Very disappointing. " - Mary

May 10, 2022, 2:31 AM
Children's Hosp Of Los Angeles: "Wait times are ridiculously long and assessments are very light. My son has sharp pain and after 5 hours we’re still told there’s 7 people front of him" - Thania

May 10, 2022, 2:31 AM
Children's Hosp Of Los Angeles: "Wait times are ridiculously long and assessments are very light. My son has sharp pain and after 5 hours we’re still told there’s 7 people front of him" - Thania


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