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Address
1911 JOHNSON AVE
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, 93401
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (805) 543-5353

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

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,865
California:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,373
State:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

0.21%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,839
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,631
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.69%
State:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,152
California:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,835
State:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.42%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,915
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,629
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,890
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,745
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.45%
California:

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

$57,442
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,319
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.37%
California:

1.75%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,414
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,245
State:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.93%
State:

1.28%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,879
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,819
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

3.09%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,420
State:

$54,275
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,185
California:

$8,252
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,579
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,304
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.25%
California:

1.95%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,750
State:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,801
State:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.13%
California:

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

$33,225
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,190
California:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.37%
California:

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

$25,474
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,276
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.61%
California:

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

$44,262
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,761
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

4.43%
California:

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

$59,762
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,438
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.42%
California:

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

$28,176
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,602
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.01%
State:

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

$90,421
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,438
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.53%
California:

1.05%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,143
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,289
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.45%
California:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,869
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,503
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.29%
State:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,736
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,283
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

2.98%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,118
State:

$59,926
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,303
California:

$10,745
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$83,508
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,356
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 219
Here:

17.63%
California:

6.26%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$104,738
California:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,197
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.97%
California:

0.69%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$278,526
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$44,222
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,291
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,646
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.74%
State:

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

$64,972
State:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,011
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.83%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$183,927
California:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,054
State:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.44%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$103,474
State:

$82,284
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,853
State:

$13,731
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

0.30%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$136,363
California:

$166,637
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,346
State:

$28,878
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.97%
California:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$108,184
California:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,292
State:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 101
Here:

8.13%
California:

1.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$106,123
California:

$97,514
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,907
California:

$14,973
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.61%
California:

0.30%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,030
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,883
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.13%
State:

0.45%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$116,220
California:

$107,281
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,805
State:

$22,071
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

0.47%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$94,366
California:

$78,140
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,105
California:

$16,377
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.61%
California:

0.41%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,482
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,605
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.53%
State:

1.15%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,269
California:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,345
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.61%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,492
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,507
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.13%
State:

1.90%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,140
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,363
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

5.72%
State:

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

$46,634
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,331
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

4.43%
California:

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

$32,949
California:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,615
California:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

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

$41,286
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,588
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

4.19%
State:

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

$97,024
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,083
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.21%
State:

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

$34,677
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,770
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.37%
State:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,908
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,816
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.13%
California:

1.60%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Organ Transplant Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 2.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 84.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 322.00
Dieticians : 1.50
Physical Therapists : 5.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.50
Respiratory Therapists : 5.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 135
Total Certified: 112
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 15

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

76%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

17%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

38%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

44%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

71%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

17%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

79%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.467%
California:

0.625%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.467%
California:

0.608%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
California:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

95.0%
State:

93.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
California:

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

95.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

91.0%
California:

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

85.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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

74.0%
California:

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
Here:

86.0%
State:

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

80.0%
State:

95.8%

Surgery

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

95.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

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

92.0%
California:

96.9%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

97.0%
California:

94.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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:

95.0%
State:

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

94.0%
California:

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 Attack
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.9%
State:

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

14.0%
State:

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

18.8%
California:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.2%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.3%
California:

18.3%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.600%
California:

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

0.363%
California:

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

0.275%
State:

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

1.200%
State:

1.898%

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