St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

Austin, TX

What are this hospital's grades?

A- Overall
  • A Civic Leadership
  • D+ Value of Care
  • A- Patient Outcomes

How does this hospital rank?

  • National 610 of 3282
  • state 42 of 216

Hospital System

HCA Healthcare

Hospital Type

  • Icons / Interface-Essential / Acute Care Hospitals / 30px Acute Care Hospital
  • Icons / Interface-Essential / Teaching / 30px Minor Teaching Hospital
  • Icons / Interface-Essential / Tax Status / 30px Non-Profit Hospital
  • Icons / Interface-Essential / Setting / 30px Urban

Hospital Size

  • Large (200-399 beds)

Civic Leadership

A Civic Leadership Grade

    Civic Leadership Rank

  • National 416 of 3359
  • State 41 of 221

Reflects commitment to equity, inclusion, and community health


Pay Equity


How this hospital ranks on Pay Equity:

  • National 2636 of 3337
  • State 158 of 221
Ratio of executive compensation to worker wages

Community Benefit


How this hospital ranks on Community Benefit:

  • National 289 of 3358
  • State 27 of 221
Charity care and other community benefit spending
Medicaid revenue as a share of patient revenue



How this hospital ranks on Inclusivity:

  • National 904 of 3359
  • State 59 of 221

Value of Care

D+ Value of Care Grade

    Value of Care Rank

  • National 2538 of 3282
  • State 134 of 216

Reflects the avoidance of use of low-value services


Avoiding Overuse


How this hospital ranks on Avoiding Overuse:

  • National 2534 of 3278
  • State 133 of 215
Knee arthroscopy
Carotid endarterectomy
Carotid artery imaging for fainting
EEG for headache
EEG for fainting
Inferior vena cava filters
Spinal fusion and/or laminectomies
Coronary artery stenting
Renal artery stenting
Pulmonary artery catheterization
Head imaging for fainting

Patient Outcomes

A- Patient Outcomes Grade

    Patient Outcomes Rank

  • National 815 of 3359
  • State 69 of 221

Reflects performance as it relates to patients' health and experience of care


Clinical Outcomes


How this hospital ranks on Clinical Outcomes:

  • National 595 of 3359
  • State 44 of 221
In-hospital mortality
30-day mortality
90-day mortality
1-yr mortality
7-day readmission
30-day readmission

Patient Safety


How this hospital ranks on Patient Safety:

  • National 1290 of 2082
  • State 107 of 146
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)
Surgical Site Infection: Major Colon Surgery
Data Unavailable
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Clostridioides difficile (C. diff)
PSI 90: CMS Patient Safety and Adverse Events Composite

Patient Satisfaction


How this hospital ranks on Patient Satisfaction:

  • National 1071 of 3193
  • State 70 of 206
Communication with nurses
Communication with doctors
Responsiveness of hospital staff
Pain management
Communication about medicines
Discharge information
Care transition
Cleanliness of hospital environment
Quietness of hospital environment
Overall rating of hospital
Recommendation of hospital