Stanford Hospital and Clinics

300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA, United States   |   (650) 723-4000   |   Website   |  
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Stanford Hospital & Clinics has been setting a higher standard of patient care for more than 160 years. Our legacy is a testament to the influence we've had on the medical community. We've earned... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 613
Employees: 11,225
Physicians: 1,450
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(24 reviews)

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Reviewed 2 months ago
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Steve Cross

"This place is a..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

This place is a chamber of horrors!
Complications are profitable - that seems to be their mantra.
I came to them with a broken mandible and detached palette. I learned later that this could... more

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Sundip M

"My experiences at Stanford..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

My experiences at Stanford Hospital have been excellent. I went to Stanford since it is a world famed hospital. Doctors and nurses and staff appear to be polite, knowledgeable, and very good based on my... more

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Daniel Selden

"Although Stanford Hospital has..."

Reviewed 4 months ago

Although Stanford Hospital has many topnotch physicians, dealing with the bureaucracy there has become a nightmare. To begin with, it is no longer possible to call any clinic or doctor directly. All... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 89%
(7% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 99%
(7% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
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Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.6%
(2.6% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 10.9%
(1% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.7%
(0.6% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 25.0%
(2% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 4.5%
(0.9% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.4%
(0.4% above the national rate)
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