South San Francisco, Ca April 15, 2023 Submitted by Karl Sonkin, Kaiser Permanente
It appears Kaiser Permenente in SSF & RC are the only two hospitals in San Mateo County to receive such honors.
Congratulations to Kaiser.
Cal Hospital Compare Patient Safety Honor Roll for 2023 recognizes hospitals with a strong culture of safety
Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center is named to the Cal Hospital Compare 2023 Patient Safety Honor Roll for providing patients with safe care across dozens of measures.
The honor roll recognizes 82 of the state’s 347 adult, acute care hospitals. Kaiser Permanente Northern California had 14 hospitals on the honor roll – representing 17% of the hospitals recognized.
The Patient Safety Honor Roll uses objective, publicly available patient safety measures to evaluate hospitals across a variety of domains including hospital acquired infections, adverse patient safety events, sepsis management, patient experience, and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
“This safety honor highlights the high-quality health care that Kaiser Permanente provides to the South San Francisco and northern Peninsula communities,” said Sheila Gilson, senior vice president and area manager for the Kaiser Permanente San Mateo service area. “Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco has received safety awards for many years. This continued recognition is an honor, and it reflects the skill and dedication of our physicians, nurses and staff on behalf of our patients.”
Kaiser Permanente Northern California hospitals are consistently recognized as among the country’s best for outstanding patient safety, positive outcomes, and patient-care experience.
“We place our patients and our members at the center of everything we do,” said John Skerry, MD, Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco’s physician in chief. “Our doctors, nurses and staff are committed to providing safe care to our members and patients every day.”
Hospitals on the honor roll had to meet a rigorous threshold of performance by having at least two-thirds of measure results above the 50th percentile and no measure result below the 10th percentile and/or Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A for the past three reporting periods.
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