LAC/HARBOR-UCLA MED CENTER - TORRANCE, CA

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Addresss:
1000 W CARSON ST
TORRANCE, CA, 90509
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (310) 222-2101

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: LAC HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

Other nearby hospitals and nursing homes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 94.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 693.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 1708.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 16.00
Occupational Therapists : 6.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 31.00
Respiratory Therapists : 41.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Physicians : 173.00
Medical Social Workers : 11.00
Physician Assistants : 3.00
Residents (Physicians) : 269.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 553
Total Certified: 553
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 38

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Certified Trauma Center 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
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient 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

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:

99.0%
California:

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

87.0%
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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

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

98.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

94.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

91.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

80.0%
State:

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

94.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

93.0%
California:

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

93.0%
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:

96.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

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:

93.0%
California:

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

99.0%
California:

96.9%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

94.7%
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
This Hospital:

95.0%
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%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
California:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.8%
California:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.0%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.7%
California:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.5%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.3%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.2%
California:

18.3%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

8.900%
State:

8.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.286%
State:

0.170%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.176%
State:

0.043%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.900%
California:

5.492%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.385%
State:

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

1.155%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.385%
California:

0.608%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

17%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

32%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

64%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

57%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

57%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

27%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
State:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

39%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

78%
California:

81%
No
Here:

22%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

64%
State:

69%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,336
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,750
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

5.59%
California:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,835
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,289
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.85%
State:

2.11%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,595
State:

$45,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,070
California:

$8,555
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.55%
State:

0.31%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,644
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,758
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.85%
California:

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

$34,710
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,041
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

6.99%
California:

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

$57,735
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,255
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

5.94%
California:

3.03%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,468
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,474
State:

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

3.85%
California:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$95,156
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$26,669
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.55%
California:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,677
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,715
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.99%
California:

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

$32,022
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$26,413
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.20%
State:

6.26%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,543
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,246
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.55%
California:

0.94%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,801
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,777
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.55%
California:

2.21%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,899
State:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,636
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.85%
State:

0.83%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,285
State:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,152
California:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.85%
State:

1.40%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,283
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,174
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.20%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,128
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,953
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

5.24%
State:

1.90%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,450
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,546
State:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.24%
California:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$127,991
State:

$277,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$65,222
California:

$53,075
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.55%
California:

0.64%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,716
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,196
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

13.64%
California:

7.21%

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