KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - FRESNO - FRESNO, CA

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Addresss:
7300 NORTH FRESNO ST
FRESNO, CA, 93720
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (559) 448-4500

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 90.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 160.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 145
Total Certified: 145

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room 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: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

81%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

23%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

71%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
California:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

68%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

35%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

50%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

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
Here:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.756%
State:

0.625%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.252%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.008%
State:

0.608%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.252%
State:

0.321%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.252%
California:

0.246%

Average Medicare Payment

Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive w/o CC/MCC: $5
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive w MCC: $11
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive w CC: $7
Heart failure and shock w/o CC/MCC: $4
Heart failure and shock w MCC: $8
Heart failure and shock w CC: $5
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w/o CC/MCC: $4
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w MCC: $7
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease w CC: $5
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy w MCC: $8
Diabetes w MCC: $7
Chest Pain: $3
Major cardiovasc procedures w MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair: $28
Cardiac defibrillator implant w/o cardiac cath w/o MCC: $27
Cardiac defibrillator implant w/o cardiac cath w MCC: $60
Extracranial procedures w/o CC/MCC: $5
Extracranial procedures w CC: $8
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant w/o CC/MCC: $11
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant w CC: $14
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy w/o c.d.e. w/o CC/MCC: $6
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy w/o c.d.e. w MCC: $13
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy w/o c.d.e. w CC: $9
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope w/o c.d.e. w MCC: $19
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral w/o CC/MCC: $5
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral w CC: $8
Major small and large bowel procedures w/o CC/MCC: $9
Major small and large bowel procedures w CC: $14
Major small and large bowel procedures w MCC: $28
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc w/o CC/MCC: $8
Cervical spinal fusion w/o CC/MCC: $10
Cervical spinal fusion w CC: $14
Spinal fusion except cervical w/o MCC: $19
Spinal fusion except cervical w MCC: $43
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion w/o CC/MCC: $5
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion w CC/MCC or disc device/neurostim: $9
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures w/o CC/MCC: $6
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity w/o MCC: $11
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity w MCC: $18
Revision of hip or knee replacement w/o CC/MCC: $13
Revision of hip or knee replacement w CC: $17
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue w MCC: $18
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue w CC: $12
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc w MCC: $17
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm w/o CC/MCC: $7
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm w MCC: $18
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm w CC: $10
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm w MCC: $24
Transurethral procedures w MCC: $12
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w/o CC/MCC: $7
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w MCC: $20
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures w CC: $16
Transurethral prostatectomy w/o CC/MCC: $3
Transurethral prostatectomy w CC/MCC: $6
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures: $6
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy w/o CC/MCC: $5

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
State:

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:

100.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

98.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

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:

99.0%
California:

96.1%
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%

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