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Address
1425 S MAIN ST
WALNUT CREEK, CA, 94596
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (925) 295-4000

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

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: KAISER PERMANENTE MARTINEZ

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

Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,489
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,237
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

15.38%
State:

2.91%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,305
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,411
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

9.40%
California:

1.65%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,603
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,576
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

10.26%
California:

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

$53,574
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,927
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

15.38%
State:

6.26%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,149
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,758
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

38.46%
California:

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

$26,097
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,198
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

11.11%
State:

2.35%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 13.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 131.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 338.50
Physical Therapists : 2.50
Registered Pharmacists : 4.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 362
Total Certified: 362

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 36%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

12%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
California:

8%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

38%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

42%
California:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

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:

8%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
California:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

66%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

23%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

73%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.149%
State:

0.625%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.298%
California:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.596%
California:

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

0.149%
California:

0.321%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.149%
State:

0.246%

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
California:

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
Here:

95.0%
State:

93.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
California:

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

99.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

99.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
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:

100.0%
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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