LOMPOC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - LOMPOC, CA

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Addresss:
1515 E OCEAN AVENUE
LOMPOC, CA, 93436
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (805) 737-3300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 18.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 52.25
Other Salaried Personnel : 262.00
Dieticians : 1.75
Physical Therapists : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 170
Total Certified: 170

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine 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 Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

39.800%
State:

33.932%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

6.300%
California:

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

0.665%
State:

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

0.044%
State:

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

1.800%
State:

5.492%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

18%
California:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

24%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

19%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.592%
State:

0.625%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

11
State:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
California:

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

85.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

81.0%
California:

93.5%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
California:

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

93.0%
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)
Here:

89.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

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
This Hospital:

93.0%
California:

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

79.0%
California:

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

89.0%
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:

82.0%
California:

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

86.0%
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
Here:

83.0%
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:

79.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.9%
California:

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

12.6%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.0%
California:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.0%
California:

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

16.4%
State:

18.3%

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,823
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,268
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.88%
California:

1.75%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,836
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,273
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.66%
State:

2.00%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,702
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,615
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.39%
State:

1.11%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,021
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,578
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

6.10%
State:

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

$12,353
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,727
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.17%
California:

1.95%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,188
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,266
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.17%
California:

0.72%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,254
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,944
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

7.32%
State:

2.91%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,312
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,933
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.41%
California:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,354
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,836
State:

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

2.68%
State:

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

$9,441
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,094
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

8.54%
State:

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

$32,253
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,238
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

13.90%
State:

6.26%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$62,861
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$42,227
State:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.68%
California:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,834
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,274
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

7.80%
California:

2.21%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,099
California:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,311
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.17%
State:

1.21%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,805
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,510
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.93%
State:

1.04%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,493
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,281
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.93%
State:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,025
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,205
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.41%
State:

7.21%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,504
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,339
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

8.78%
State:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,104
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,688
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.17%
California:

1.89%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,653
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,507
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.90%
State:

0.97%

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