KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - SAN DIEGO - SAN DIEGO, CA

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Addresss:
4647 ZION AVE
SAN DIEGO, CA, 92120
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (619) 528-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: No

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 80.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 326.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 539.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 34.00
Dieticians : 5.75
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 20.75
Respiratory Therapists : 27.00
Medical Social Workers : 4.50
Residents (Physicians) : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 395
Total Certified: 392

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 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 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
Optometric 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

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

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

$46,965
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,601
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.26%
California:

1.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,374
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,213
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.26%
California:

1.75%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,959
California:

$49,068
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,520
State:

$8,923
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.51%
State:

0.22%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,700
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,641
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

7.14%
California:

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

$18,682
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,549
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.14%
California:

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

$16,439
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,127
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

8.27%
State:

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

$18,906
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,960
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.02%
California:

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

$11,895
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,345
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.26%
California:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,054
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,065
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

7.89%
California:

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

$38,051
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,546
California:

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

6.39%
State:

6.26%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,705
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,394
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.02%
California:

2.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,999
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,349
State:

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

7.14%
State:

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

$39,281
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,966
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

9.77%
State:

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

$25,199
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,435
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

7.52%
California:

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

$18,559
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,540
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

9.40%
California:

2.75%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

15%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

64%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
California:

18%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

46%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

69%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.323%
State:

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

0.081%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.404%
State:

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

0.323%
State:

0.321%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

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