Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Ranked Among the Top 50 Hospitals in California
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center is among the top 50 hospitals in California for providing high-quality care, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” rankings.
The hospital is tied for 31st in the state for overall care. Eleven Kaiser Permanente hospitals in California are ranked among the best in the state: San Francisco, Santa Clara, Anaheim, Baldwin Park, Fontana, Irvine, Los Angeles, Ontario, Roseville, San Diego, and San Diego Zion.
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco is “high performing” for two specialties that are used by the magazine to assess hospital performance: geriatrics and pulmonology and lung surgery. It is also listed as “high performing” for four, procedures or common conditions: aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery, and heart failure care.
“This recognition reflects the dedication and expertise of our physicians and care teams,” said Maria Ansari, MD, physician in chief at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco. “Our commitment to quality, safety, and excellence defines our clinical care and it continues throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“During this critical time in health care, our experienced and highly skilled front-line staff, nurses, and physicians are committed to ensuring that our patients receive the personalized, high-quality care they need to stay healthy,” said Ron Groepper, senior vice president and area manager at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco.
U.S. News evaluates more than 4,500 hospitals in the nation, using publicly available data such as volume, mortality rates, infection rates, staffing levels and patient satisfaction rates among others.