CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER LA - LOS ANGELES, CA

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Addresss:
1401 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA, 90015
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (213) 748-2411

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 28.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 316.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 658.50
Dieticians : 4.75
Registered Pharmacists : 8.25
Respiratory Therapists : 22.25
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 6.00
Residents (Physicians) : 24.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 309
Total Certified: 290
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 13

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 15%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

72%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

30%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

49%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
California:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

27%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

55%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

61%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

47%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

76%
California:

81%
No
Here:

24%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

14%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.240%
California:

0.625%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.479%
State:

0.608%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.800%
California:

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

0.037%
California:

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

0.014%
California:

0.043%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.500%
State:

1.898%

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,250
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,117
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.37%
State:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,172
California:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,333
State:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.58%
California:

0.79%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,588
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,065
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.76%
California:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,409
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,965
State:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

8.42%
State:

2.11%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,366
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,549
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.03%
State:

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

$42,138
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,962
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.71%
State:

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

$22,157
California:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,802
California:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.29%
State:

1.11%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,409
California:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,826
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.50%
California:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,178
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,772
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.03%
State:

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

$30,893
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,863
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.58%
State:

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

$35,166
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,147
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

9.21%
California:

2.91%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,432
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,438
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

8.03%
State:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,936
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,420
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

3.55%
State:

1.02%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,095
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,432
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.71%
State:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,479
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,263
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.71%
California:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,332
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,060
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.11%
California:

0.99%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,153
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,459
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

4.08%
State:

2.98%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,145
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,573
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.03%
California:

6.26%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,030
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,294
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.58%
California:

0.92%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,752
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,537
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

3.68%
State:

2.21%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,699
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,785
California:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.50%
California:

0.83%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,710
California:

$141,530
Average Total Payments
Here:

$32,084
State:

$28,554
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.84%
State:

0.56%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,106
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,649
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

4.87%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,911
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,841
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.50%
California:

1.90%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,602
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,585
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.29%
California:

1.48%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$126,907
California:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$51,292
State:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.37%
California:

0.44%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$77,567
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,472
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.84%
State:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,939
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,863
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

5.00%
California:

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

$33,082
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,346
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.84%
California:

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

$28,938
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,991
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.50%
California:

2.75%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,423
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,772
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.50%
California:

1.60%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

98.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

22
California:

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

98.0%
California:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

90.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

95.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
California:

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

97.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

95.8%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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:

97.0%
California:

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

99.0%
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%
California:

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

93.0%
State:

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

98.0%
California:

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

96.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

13.7%
State:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

7.5%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.3%
California:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.9%
California:

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

17.9%
State:

18.3%

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