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Overview of Natividad Medical Center

Natividad is a 172-bed acute care hospital owned and operated by Monterey County. As the public safety-net hospital, providing health care to the residents of Monterey County for over 132 years, Natividad provides health care access to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital operates with a medical staff of over 380 physicians and has several specialty clinics and outpatient primary care clinics operated by the Monterey County Health Department.

Natividad is a Level II Trauma Center providing the immediate availability of specialized personnel, equipment, and services to treat the most severe and critical injuries.

Natividad is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast, through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Recognized nationally and internationally as a model program, Natividad’s Family Medicine Residency Program is postgraduate training for physicians specializing in family medicine. About one-third of the graduates remain on the Central Coast to establish a practice.

Total beds: 172

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospital

No of Affiliated Doctors: 169

Specialities: Multi Speciality
Affiliated Providers :
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Patient ratings

of Natividad Medical Center

Overall

(1.0/5)

Doctor's care

(1.5/5)

Nursing care

(1.5/5)

Speciality Summary

Emergency Room

(1/5)

Medicare Quality data

The Medicare quality data presented below is derived from the www.cms.gov hospital compare data. Star ratings are limited in scope to the data sources they are derived from. The Hospital Compare overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures across 7 areas of quality into a single rating for each hospital.


Overall rating

(2/5)

Patient Experience

(1/5)

Safety of care

(2/5)

Timeliness of care

(2/5)

Staying out of Hospital after treatment

(2/5)


Above national average

Same as national average

Below national average

Patient Experience (HCHAPS) data from Medicare


This data is based on HCAHPS survey by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (www.cms.gov).The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. Hospital Compare currently reports results for the categories listed below.    

68% Patients that would definitely recommend ( 4% lower than the national average )

Patient reviews of Natividad Medical Center

its546
Guide
03-17-2020

Services Used: Emergency Room

Tried to charge my mom for hospital fees, even though she passed away at the hospital. Total lack of care only cared about getting their money from dead person.

  • Date Visited 09-2016
  • Overall Satisfaction

    Care by Doctors
    Care by Nurses
    Hospital Cleanliness
    Hosptial Food services

Recommended: No

FAQ's ABOUT HOSPITAL

University of California, San Francisco

172

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The hospital accepts various types of health insurance, but individual coverage may be variable. You should check with your insurance whether the hospital is in network or not. You can make payment via cash, online, credit card or debit card.

Salinas

Salinas Municipal Airport-SNS

You can request an appointment with specific doctor on hospital's website or make appointment request on HealthSoul.

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