MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GARDENA - GARDENA, CA

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Addresss:
1145 W REDONDO BEACH BLVD
GARDENA, CA, 90247
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (310) 532-4200

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

Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 42.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 130.00
Dieticians : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 20.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 180
Total Certified: 111
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 18

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental 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
Occupational Therapy 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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
This Hospital:

14%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

27%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
California:

8%
Usually
Here:

24%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

33%
California:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

29%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

47%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

72%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

28%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

17%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

31%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

52%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

14%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

52%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.285%
California:

0.625%

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

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

$39,995
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,512
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.64%
California:

0.94%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,391
California:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,303
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

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

$26,035
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,618
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.64%
State:

1.30%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,824
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,636
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.90%
California:

2.08%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,433
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,807
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

3.38%
California:

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

$28,509
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,367
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

4.44%
California:

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

$18,261
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,536
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.22%
California:

1.11%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,031
State:

$42,162
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,830
California:

$7,743
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.54%
State:

0.28%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,692
California:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,515
California:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.16%
California:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,562
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,480
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.57%
California:

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

$30,145
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,126
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

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

$52,963
California:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,607
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.64%
California:

0.79%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,671
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,255
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.57%
State:

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

$38,708
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,313
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

4.63%
California:

3.03%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$153,931
California:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$39,075
California:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

5.69%
State:

0.87%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,184
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,379
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,178
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,396
State:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.93%
California:

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

$25,525
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,891
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.74%
State:

2.98%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,872
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,416
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.25%
State:

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

$24,803
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,783
State:

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

1.06%
California:

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

$23,272
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,301
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.93%
State:

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

$47,362
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,785
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.83%
California:

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

$25,775
California:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,017
California:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.06%
State:

0.66%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,955
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,869
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.06%
California:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,529
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,641
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

1.15%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,432
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,332
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.54%
California:

1.90%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,465
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,587
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

5.12%
State:

1.48%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,990
California:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,563
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

3.38%
California:

1.30%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$120,023
California:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$38,468
California:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.16%
State:

0.44%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,054
California:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,843
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.35%
State:

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

$163,414
California:

$277,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$46,652
California:

$53,075
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.80%
State:

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

$51,908
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,886
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 183
This Hospital:

17.66%
State:

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

$42,395
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,108
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.41%
State:

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

$32,719
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,201
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.74%
State:

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

$35,839
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,851
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.83%
California:

1.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,784
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,469
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.03%
California:

1.60%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.026%
California:

0.170%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Hospital:

42.9%
California:

7.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

3.1%
California:

6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

12.3%
California:

4.0%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

10.9%
California:

6.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Hospital:

12.3%
California:

3.6%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

93.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

5.0%
California:

19.0%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
California:

98.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

20
California:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

62
California:

78
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

98.0%
California:

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

84.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

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:

94.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

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

94.0%
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%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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:

94.0%
California:

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

93.0%
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:

91.0%
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:

91.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

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

83.0%
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:

14.6%
California:

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

11.4%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.3%
California:

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

24.9%
California:

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

18.7%
California:

18.3%

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