FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER - SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

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Addresss:
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

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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

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

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
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

79%
California:

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
This Hospital:

68%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
California:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

17%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

65%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

38%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

44%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

81%
No
Here:

16%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

7%
California:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

71%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

17%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

79%
State:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.600%
State:

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

0.363%
State:

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

0.275%
California:

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

1.200%
State:

1.898%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
California:

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%
State:

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

95.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

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
Here:

98.0%
State:

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%
California:

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

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
This Hospital:

95.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
California:

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:

91.0%
California:

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

92.0%
State:

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

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%
State:

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
This Hospital:

97.0%
California:

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

95.0%
State:

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

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%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.2%
California:

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
This Hospital:

24.2%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.3%
State:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.467%
California:

0.625%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.467%
State:

0.608%

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

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

$45,865
California:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,373
California:

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

0.97%
California:

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

$31,839
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.42%
State:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,915
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,629
State:

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

1.29%
California:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,890
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,745
State:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

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

$57,442
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,319
California:

$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
This Hospital:

$53,414
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,245
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.93%
California:

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

$41,879
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,819
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

2.09%
California:

3.09%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,420
California:

$54,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,185
State:

$8,252
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.45%
State:

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

$46,579
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,304
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

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

$32,750
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,190
California:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.37%
State:

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

$25,474
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,276
State:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.61%
State:

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

$44,262
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,761
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

4.43%
California:

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

$59,762
State:

$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
Here:

$4,602
State:

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

2.01%
California:

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

$90,421
State:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,438
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.53%
California:

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

$47,143
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,289
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.45%
State:

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

$33,869
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,503
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.29%
California:

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

$27,736
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,283
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.61%
California:

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

$49,118
State:

$59,926
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,303
State:

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

0.89%
California:

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

$83,508
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,356
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 219
This Hospital:

17.63%
State:

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

$104,738
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,197
State:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.97%
California:

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

$278,526
State:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$44,222
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.89%
California:

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

$29,291
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,646
California:

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

2.74%
California:

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

$64,972
California:

$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
This Hospital:

$183,927
California:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,054
State:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.89%
California:

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

$103,474
State:

$82,284
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,853
California:

$13,731
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

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
Here:

$21,346
State:

$28,878
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.97%
California:

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

$108,184
State:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,292
California:

$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
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

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
California:

$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
Here:

$15,105
California:

$16,377
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.61%
State:

0.41%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,482
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,605
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

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
Here:

$5,345
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.61%
California:

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

$40,492
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,507
State:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.13%
California:

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
This Hospital:

$12,363
State:

$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
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,331
California:

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

4.43%
State:

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
Here:

0.97%
California:

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

$41,286
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,588
California:

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

4.19%
California:

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

$97,024
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,083
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.21%
California:

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

$34,677
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,770
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.37%
California:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,908
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,816
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.13%
California:

1.60%

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