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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



Nov 12, 2022, 11:41 PM
Ucsf Medical Center: "I am in your emergency room waiting to be treated - I cut my fingers while cutting vegetables and the wound keeps bleeding. I am diabetic so I came . It has been four hours without any feedback from the front desk. I checked and they said hours. I have already had an ekg and Covid test. So I cannot leave without being charged. Some feedback will be nice. Online it says average wait time is little over 4. Madhu " - Panchadsaram

Nov 12, 2022, 11:41 PM
Ucsf Medical Center: "I am in your emergency room waiting to be treated - I cut my fingers while cutting vegetables and the wound keeps bleeding. I am diabetic so I came . It has been four hours without any feedback from the front desk. I checked and they said hours. I have already had an ekg and Covid test. So I cannot leave without being charged. Some feedback will be nice. Online it says average wait time is little over 4. Madhu " - Panchadsaram

Nov 12, 2022, 11:40 PM
Ucsf Medical Center: "I am in your emergency room waiting to be treated - I cut my fingers while cutting vegetables and the wound keeps bleeding. I am diabetic so I came . It has been four hours without any feedback from the front desk. I checked and they said hours. I have already had an ekg and Covid test. So I cannot leave without being charged. Some feedback will be nice. Online it says average wait time is little over 4. Madhu " - Panchadsaram


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