KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - WALNUT CREEK - WALNUT CREEK, CA

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Addresss:
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

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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

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

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
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
California:

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%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
California:

8%
Usually
Here:

25%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

68%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
California:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

57%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
California:

18%
Usually
Here:

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%
California:

81%
No
Here:

15%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
California:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

23%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
California:

69%

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

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

$30,489
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,237
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

15.38%
California:

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

$29,305
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,411
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

9.40%
California:

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

$28,603
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,576
State:

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

10.26%
State:

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

$53,574
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,927
State:

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

15.38%
California:

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

$45,149
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,758
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

38.46%
State:

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

$26,097
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,198
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

11.11%
California:

2.35%

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
Here:

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
Here:

100.0%
California:

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%
California:

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%
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:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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
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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

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
Here:

100.0%
State:

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%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.149%
California:

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

0.298%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.596%
California:

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

0.149%
State:

0.321%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.149%
California:

0.246%

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