Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Patient Experience?

Current

Hospital Rating

Superior
84%
68%
70%
Patient Experience

Would Recommend Hospital

86%

70%

71%

Received Information and Education

86%

83%

85%

Nurses Communicated Well

82%

74%

79%

Doctors Communicated Well

82%

78%

82%

Help Received When Wanted

70%

61%

67%

Pain Well Controlled

76%

68%

71%

Staff Explained Medicine

67%

61%

64%

Patient Room and Bathroom Was Clean

75%

70%

73%

Quiet at Night

65%

51%

61%

Re-hospitalizations?

Current

Hospitalwide Readmission Rate

Average
15.80%
(lower is better)
15.90%
(lower is better)
16%
(lower is better)

Patient Safety?

Current

Surgical Care Measures

Superior
99%
97%
97%
Infection Prevention

Appropriate Timing of Antibiotic

99%

98%

98%

Use of Appropriate Antibiotic

100%

98%

98%

Appropriate Discontinuation of Antibiotic

99%

97%

97%

Urinary Catheter Removal

99%

95%

96%

Complication Prevention

Blood-clot Prevention

99%

97%

97%

Beta-blockers Continued

99%

95%

96%

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Patient Experience?

Current

Hospital Rating

Superior
84%
68%
70%
Patient Experience

Would recommend hospital

86%

70%

71%

Received information and education

86%

83%

85%

Nurses communicated well

82%

74%

79%

Doctors communicated well

82%

78%

82%

Help received

70%

61%

67%

Pain well controlled

76%

68%

71%

Staff explained medicine

67%

61%

64%

Patient room and bathroom was clean

75%

70%

73%

Quiet at night

65%

51%

61%

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Patient Safety?

Current

Surgical Care Measures

Superior
99%
97%
97%
Infection Prevention

Appropriate timing of antibiotic

99%

98%

98%

Use of appropriate antibiotic

100%

98%

98%

Appropriate discontinuation of antibiotic

99%

97%

97%

Urinary catheter removal

99%

95%

96%

Complication Prevention

Blood-clot prevention

99%

97%

97%

Beta-blockers continued

99%

95%

96%

Unplanned Surgical Wound Reopening

Average
0.04%
(lower is better)
0.09%
(lower is better)
0.10%
(lower is better)

Death after Serious Treatable Complication

Average
12.08%
(lower is better)
11.24%
(lower is better)
11.34%
(lower is better)

Accidental Lung Puncture

Average
0.05%
(lower is better)
0.03%
(lower is better)
0.03%
(lower is better)

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Heart Attack?

Current

Death Rate

Average
15.70%
(lower is better)
14.90%
(lower is better)
15.10%
(lower is better)

Quality of Care

Superior
100%
97%
97%
More Info

Aspirin prescribed at discharge

100%

98%

99%

Statins prescribed at discharge

100%

97%

97%

Timeliness of Care

Above Average
96%
NA
NA
More Info

Anti-clotting therapy within 30 minutes

NA

100%

67%

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) within 90 minutes

96%

94%

95%

Readmission Rate

Average
18.80%
(lower is better)
18.20%
(lower is better)
18.30%
(lower is better)

Heart Bypass Surgery?

Current

Death Rate

Average
3.99%
(lower is better)
2.17%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Internal Mammary Artery Usage

Average
98%
97%
NA

Postoperative Stroke

Superior
5.10%
(lower is better)
1.31%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Heart Failure?

Current

Death Rate

Average
12.40%
(lower is better)
11.20%
(lower is better)
11.80%
(lower is better)

Quality of Care

Superior
98%
97%
96%
More Info

Severity of heart failure evaluated

100%

98%

96%

Clear instructions given prior to discharge

96%

93%

92%

ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) given

100%

97%

96%

Readmission Rate

Average
21.60%
(lower is better)
22.80%
(lower is better)
23.10%
(lower is better)

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Mother & Baby?

Current

C-Section Rate (NTSV)

Average
34.40%
(lower is better)
27.80%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Breastfeeding Rate

Above Average
75.50%
63.20%
NA

Episiotomy Rate

Average
12.40%
(lower is better)
13.50%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

VBAC Rate

Average
7.10%
8.30%
NA

VBAC Routinely Available

Yes
NA
NA

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Pneumonia?

Current

Death Rate

Average
12.80%
(lower is better)
11.70%
(lower is better)
12%
(lower is better)

Quality of Care

Superior
99%
96%
95%
More Info

Blood culture taken before antibiotics administered

100%

97%

97%

Initial antibiotic consistent with current recommendations

98%

96%

94%

Readmission Rate

Average
17%
(lower is better)
17.50%
(lower is better)
17.60%
(lower is better)

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Surgeries/Other Conditions?

Current

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair - Number of Cases

Sufficient Volume
30
NA
NA

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair - Death Rate

Performance has not been rated because there are too few cases to rate hospitals.
0%
(lower is better)
1.94%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Esophageal Resection - Number of Cases

Very Low Volume
3
NA
NA

Esophageal Resection - Death Rate

Performance has not been rated because there are too few cases to rate hospitals.
0%
(lower is better)
2.55%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Pancreatic Resection - Number of Cases

Sufficient Volume
10
NA
NA

Pancreatic Resection - Death Rate

Performance has not been rated because there are too few cases to rate hospitals.
0%
(lower is better)
3.51%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Angioplasty (PTCA) - Number of Cases

Sufficient Volume
277
NA
NA

Angioplasty (PTCA) - Death Rate

Performance has not been rated because there are too few cases to rate hospitals.
4.40%
(lower is better)
2.40%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Acute Stroke Death Rate

Poor
12.30%
(lower is better)
9.91%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Craniotomy Death Rate

Average
11.20%
(lower is better)
7.81%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Death Rate

Average
1.30%
(lower is better)
2.31%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Hip Fracture Death Rate

Average
3.30%
(lower is better)
2.47%
(lower is better)
NA
(lower is better)

Hip or Knee Surgery Readmission Rate

Average
5.10%
(lower is better)
5.20%
(lower is better)
5.40%
(lower is better)

Hip or Knee Surgery Complication Rate

Average
3.50%
(lower is better)
3.30%
(lower is better)
3.50%
(lower is better)

Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123 • (858) 939-3400

Emergency Department (ED) Care?

Current

Time in ED before being admitted

Performance has not been rated because the required statistical information is not available.
223 minutes
(lower is better)
338 minutes
(lower is better)
273 minutes
(lower is better)

Time in ED before being sent home

Performance has not been rated because the required statistical information is not available.
182 minutes
(lower is better)
165 minutes
(lower is better)
140 minutes
(lower is better)

Time in ED before being seen

Performance has not been rated because the required statistical information is not available.
26 minutes
(lower is better)
33 minutes
(lower is better)
31 minutes
(lower is better)

Patients who left ED without being seen

Performance has not been rated because the required statistical information is not available.
1%
(lower is better)
3%
(lower is better)
2%
(lower is better)

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