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Excellence In Health

Kaiser Permanente, South San Francisco

High Performing in Four Adult Procedures and Conditions
U.S. News & World Report
 rated South San Francisco Medical Center as high performing in four adult procedures and conditions: heart failure, stroke, hip replacement and pneumonia. In its hospital analysis, U.S. News & World Report uses publicly available data, such as patient volume, mortality rates, infection rates, staffing levels, and patient satisfaction rates.

5-star rating for 2023 Medicare plans
In California, Kaiser Permanente received a 5-star rating for 2023 Medicare plans, the highest possible rating. All Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans earned 4.0 stars or higher for a 13th consecutive year.

Rated Among The Nation’s Best For Overall Treatment
Our health plans are rated among the nation’s best for overall treatment, prevention and patient experience by the National Committee on Quality Assurance. Only 6 plans in the country received a 5-star rating this year, and 4 of the 6 were Kaiser Permanente health plans. Read more.

Gold Seal Hospital by The Joint Commission
Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center is named as an accredited Gold Seal Hospital by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is a nonprofit organization that formally accredits more than 22,000 U.S. health care organizations and programs.

Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has recognized Kaiser Foundation Hospital, South San Francisco, every year from 2010 to present with the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for use of evidence based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program.

Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
All 39 KP hospitals
 are recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This recognition is given to health care facilities that meet LGBTQ-inclusive benchmarks that are part of the HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). The HEI is a survey that evaluates health care organizations’ inclusive policies and practices relating to LGBTQ patients, visitors, and employees. For more information, visit Health Equity Index.

Additional Ratings
You can also see how South San Francisco Medical Center is rated by these national organizations: