LOS ALAMITOS MEDICAL CENTER - LOS ALAMITOS, CA

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Addresss:
3751 KATELLA AVENUE
LOS ALAMITOS, CA, 90720
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (562) 799-3220

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 146.70
Other Salaried Personnel : 305.25
Dieticians : 1.60
Physical Therapists : 5.00
Registered Pharmacists : 6.15
Respiratory Therapists : 12.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 167
Total Certified: 167
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis 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
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit 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

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.188%
California:

0.198%
Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.563%
State:

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

0.563%
California:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.314%
California:

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

0.188%
California:

0.321%

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:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

71.0%
State:

93.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

7
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

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:

100.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

93.0%
California:

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:

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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

98.0%
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
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

93.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.2%
State:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

14.1%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.9%
California:

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

19.7%
California:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.3%
State:

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

15.9%
California:

18.3%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$100,908
State:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,749
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.85%
California:

0.48%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$118,832
California:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,103
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

0.94%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,792
California:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,302
California:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.21%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,753
California:

$27,915
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,536
California:

$5,741
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
California:

0.43%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,563
State:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,904
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.62%
California:

0.40%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,195
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,616
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.24%
California:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,133
California:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,823
State:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.52%
State:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,083
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,749
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

2.88%
California:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,602
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,682
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.30%
California:

2.11%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,129
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,425
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

1.86%
State:

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

$100,245
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,209
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.24%
California:

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

$51,914
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,818
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.07%
California:

1.11%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,961
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,284
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.96%
California:

1.28%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,169
California:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,734
California:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.67%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,773
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,824
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

3.50%
State:

3.09%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,230
California:

$54,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,719
State:

$8,252
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.73%
State:

0.36%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,827
California:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,760
State:

$5,631
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

0.31%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,339
California:

$37,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,657
State:

$6,089
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.25%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,361
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,798
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.03%
State:

1.95%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$120,981
California:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,901
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.79%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,488
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,785
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.30%
California:

0.44%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,380
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,504
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.47%
State:

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

$66,623
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,256
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

3.50%
California:

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

$103,436
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,014
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.26%
State:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,208
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,589
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.92%
State:

1.02%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$100,901
State:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,292
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

1.05%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$79,028
State:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,092
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.13%
State:

0.32%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$326,497
State:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$39,988
State:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.96%
State:

0.87%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,074
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,848
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

3.44%
State:

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

$124,663
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,613
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.75%
California:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,921
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,662
California:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.98%
California:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,488
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,996
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.73%
State:

0.99%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,137
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,295
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

4.06%
California:

2.98%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$92,824
California:

$83,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,251
California:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
California:

0.25%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$99,790
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,334
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 101
Here:

5.70%
California:

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

$150,730
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,147
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.69%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$343,146
State:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$42,050
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
California:

0.51%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,300
State:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,530
California:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.92%
California:

0.92%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,321
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,435
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.62%
California:

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

$36,133
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,116
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.20%
California:

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

$132,686
State:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,346
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.02%
California:

0.83%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,493
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,655
State:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.13%
State:

0.66%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$113,142
California:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,804
State:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.90%
State:

1.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$124,411
State:

$97,514
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,573
California:

$14,973
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

0.30%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$69,407
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,429
California:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.73%
California:

0.45%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,468
State:

$107,281
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,434
State:

$22,071
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.73%
State:

0.47%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,370
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,303
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.07%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$72,013
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,654
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.09%
State:

1.90%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$124,583
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,319
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.13%
California:

1.48%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$121,368
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,784
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.07%
California:

1.04%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$160,322
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,912
State:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

1.30%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,516
State:

$38,752
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,102
State:

$6,932
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.59%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$137,517
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,163
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 119
This Hospital:

6.72%
California:

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

$67,018
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,582
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

3.44%
California:

2.35%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,697
California:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,597
California:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.73%
State:

0.53%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,486
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,840
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 92
Here:

5.19%
State:

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

$125,136
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,422
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.30%
California:

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

$54,400
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,748
State:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.48%
California:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,329
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,813
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.03%
State:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,924
State:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,185
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.48%
State:

0.94%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

3.600%
State:

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

0.053%
California:

0.170%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.300%
California:

5.492%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

2.900%
State:

1.898%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
California:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

22%
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:

27%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

68%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

39%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

72%
State:

69%

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