University Of California San Diego Medical Center

200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA, United States   |   858-657-7000   |   Website   |  
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As the only academic health system in the region, UC San Diego Health System delivers outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching. In 2014,... more
Staff & Capacity
49%
(36 reviews)
United States: Ranked #26
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"I have been put..."

Reviewed 2 months ago
Ellen Stirling

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Ellen Stirling

"I have been put..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

I have been put on hold by the apathy department for the past three days for an average of 30 minutes each time and then disconnected! All I want to do is cancel an appointment.

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Glenn Humphries

"Plan on waiting ..."

Reviewed 3 months ago

Plan on waiting for hours in the Emergency room. Even when there are no patients . My advice go somewhere else if you care about your health and time ..No Parking!!! What a waste of time .. Did nothing... more

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MATT K

"Was a volunteer there...."

Reviewed 3 months ago

Was a volunteer there. They don't give you parking permit if your shift is on weekdays, and most of the staffs either don't care or don't welcome volunteers, which make you feel your are not suppose to... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% 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 - 98%
(2% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 82%
(10% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 90%
(equal to the the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above 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
Rate - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.1%
(3.1% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 8.2%
(3.7% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.9%
(0.4% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 24.8%
(1.8% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 4.7%
(0.7% 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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