EL CENTRO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - EL CENTRO, CA

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Addresss:
1415 ROSS AVENUE
EL CENTRO, CA, 92243
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (760) 339-7100

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 34.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 131.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 107
Total Certified: 107

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Social Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

46.400%
State:

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

9.700%
State:

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

0.063%
State:

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

0.026%
State:

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

0.700%
State:

1.898%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 19%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

65%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

73%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

50%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

83%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

13%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

61%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

56%
State:

69%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,281
State:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,360
California:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.64%
California:

0.48%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$56,105
California:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,851
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.50%
State:

0.94%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,307
State:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,746
State:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

0.21%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,991
California:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,996
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.00%
California:

0.40%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,253
State:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,210
State:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.21%
California:

0.41%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,900
State:

$35,518
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,187
State:

$5,397
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

0.13%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,467
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,051
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.21%
California:

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

$47,462
California:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,739
California:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,622
California:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,884
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.57%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,398
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,098
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.43%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,593
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,747
State:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.78%
State:

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

$34,305
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,403
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

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

$39,834
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,189
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.21%
California:

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

$27,773
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,092
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.43%
State:

1.11%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,175
California:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,822
California:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.78%
California:

0.69%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,769
California:

$49,068
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,631
State:

$8,923
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.22%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,591
California:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,867
California:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

0.67%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,019
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,145
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

3.92%
State:

3.09%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,191
California:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,360
California:

$5,631
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
State:

0.31%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,581
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,660
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.71%
California:

1.95%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,303
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,504
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.28%
California:

0.79%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,215
State:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,122
State:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

0.44%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,338
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,000
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.14%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,803
State:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,443
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.43%
California:

0.47%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,389
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,451
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.50%
California:

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

$48,652
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,502
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.57%
State:

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

$23,212
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,807
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.07%
California:

1.02%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,046
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,110
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
California:

1.05%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,251
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,015
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.21%
California:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,296
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,863
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

3.00%
State:

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

$54,395
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,301
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,340
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,001
California:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.78%
State:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,071
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,869
State:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.50%
California:

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

$27,199
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,488
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

4.56%
State:

2.98%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$62,122
State:

$83,366
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,539
State:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
California:

0.25%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,824
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,145
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 86
Here:

6.13%
California:

6.26%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,556
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,746
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.28%
California:

0.94%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,114
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,894
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

3.85%
State:

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

$58,860
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,686
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.78%
California:

0.83%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,402
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,740
California:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.14%
State:

0.45%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,262
California:

$32,752
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,363
California:

$5,599
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.78%
California:

0.35%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,081
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,806
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

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

$45,231
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,505
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

1.90%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,707
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,599
State:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
California:

1.48%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,036
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,231
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

1.04%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$92,268
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,797
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

1.30%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$85,418
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,308
State:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.85%
State:

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

$69,459
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,232
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

4.35%
State:

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

$40,263
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,588
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.50%
State:

2.35%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,235
State:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,883
California:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.78%
California:

0.53%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,042
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,629
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

4.21%
California:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,280
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,311
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.07%
California:

1.89%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,933
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,975
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.93%
California:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,824
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,092
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.57%
California:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,188
State:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,697
California:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.07%
State:

0.94%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
California:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
California:

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

10
State:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

484
State:

78
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

70.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

93.0%
State:

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

82.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

86.0%
State:

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

85.0%
State:

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

80.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

95.8%

Children's Asthma

Percent of Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

71.0%
California:

85.8%

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%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

96.0%
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:

91.0%
California:

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

90.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

87.0%
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%
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:

94.0%
State:

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

88.0%
California:

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

97.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.3%
California:

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

13.1%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.5%
California:

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

21.2%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.5%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.5%
State:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.230%
California:

0.625%

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