BARTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA

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Addresss:
2170 SOUTH AVENUE
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA, 96158
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (530) 541-3420

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Overall Star Rating: 5 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 5 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 10.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 150.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 400.00
Dieticians : 2.50
Occupational Therapists : 1.25
Physical Therapists : 10.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 10.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 62
Total Certified: 62

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
This Hospital:

20.6%
California:

13.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

23.3%
California:

8.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

2.3%
State:

6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

4.5%
California:

6.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Hospital:

2.3%
California:

2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Hospital:

4.5%
State:

3.6%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Hospital:

4.5%
State:

1.6%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

97.7%
State:

94.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

20.9%
California:

19.0%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

8
State:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
State:

93.5%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
California:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

98.1%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

98.0%
California:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

94.0%
State:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
California:

95.8%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

94.0%
California:

96.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

98.0%
California:

93.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

84.0%
State:

96.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.8%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.8%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
State:

18.3%

Complaint Deficiency

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,888
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,332
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

16.03%
California:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,378
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,411
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

12.98%
State:

2.91%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$67,587
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,365
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

40.46%
State:

6.26%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,495
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,493
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

14.50%
State:

7.21%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,269
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,470
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

16.03%
California:

2.75%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

28.100%
California:

33.932%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

11.300%
State:

8.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.098%
California:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.011%
California:

0.043%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

10.300%
State:

5.492%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.900%
California:

1.898%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

79%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

69%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

67%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
California:

69%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

55%
California:

49%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

19%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
California:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

70%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

2.439%
State:

0.625%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

1.626%
California:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.813%
State:

0.608%

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