KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - SOUTH BAY - HARBOR CITY, CA

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Addresss:
25825 SOUTH VERMONT AVENUE
HARBOR CITY, CA, 90710
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (310) 517-6441

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 61.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 1.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 16.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Occupational Therapists : 6.00
Physical Therapists : 9.00
Registered Pharmacists : 10.00
Respiratory Therapists : 29.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 8.00
Physician Assistants : 4.00
Residents (Physicians) : 5.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 251
Total Certified: 251

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.145%
California:

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

0.145%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.290%
California:

0.608%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.145%
California:

0.321%

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

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

$16,101
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,646
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

9.17%
California:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,363
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,184
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

20.83%
California:

2.91%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,791
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,443
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

11.67%
California:

1.02%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,030
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,952
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

9.17%
California:

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

$37,105
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,709
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

30.00%
California:

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

$17,125
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,391
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

10.00%
State:

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

$17,456
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,401
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

9.17%
State:

2.75%

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%
California:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

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

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%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

99.0%
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:

99.0%
California:

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%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

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%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

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%
California:

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

100.0%
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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.1%
State:

24.4%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
California:

8%
Usually
Here:

25%
California:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
California:

81%
No
Here:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
California:

69%

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