BELLFLOWER MEDICAL CENTER - BELLFLOWER, CA

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Addresss:
9542 E ARTESIA BLVD
BELLFLOWER, CA, 90706
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (562) 925-8355

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 19.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 113.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 187.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 7.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 145
Total Certified: 145
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 32

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

28%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

27%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

39%
State:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

34%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

77%
California:

81%
No
Here:

23%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

12%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

31%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

57%
California:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

9.300%
California:

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

0.429%
California:

0.170%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,967
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,872
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.41%
California:

2.08%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,416
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,170
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

1.75%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,801
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,238
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

3.65%
California:

2.00%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,582
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,715
California:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.69%
California:

1.11%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,541
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,829
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.07%
California:

3.09%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,518
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,615
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.11%
State:

1.95%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,919
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,116
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.69%
State:

3.03%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,966
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,444
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.30%
State:

2.98%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,364
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,639
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.26%
California:

2.21%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,418
California:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,548
California:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

4.03%
State:

0.66%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,590
State:

$24,503
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,609
State:

$8,916
Number of discharges: 292
Here:

56.05%
California:

2.32%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,227
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,004
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

4.99%
California:

7.21%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,294
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,686
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.69%
State:

2.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,275
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,600
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

5.37%
State:

2.75%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
California:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

90.0%
State:

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

88.0%
California:

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

94.0%
State:

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

85.0%
State:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

75.0%
State:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

89.0%
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:

76.0%
State:

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

68.0%
California:

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

86.0%
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
This Hospital:

79.0%
State:

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

78.0%
California:

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
This Hospital:

45.0%
California:

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

77.0%
California:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

74.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.5%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.9%
California:

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

26.3%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.8%
State:

18.3%

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