MERCY HOSPITAL - BAKERSFIELD, CA

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Addresss:
2215 TRUXTUN AVENUE
BAKERSFIELD, CA, 93301
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (661) 632-5000

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 : 60.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 230.10
Other Salaried Personnel : 856.80
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.30
Physical Therapists : 7.43
Registered Pharmacists : 6.50
Respiratory Therapists : 26.66
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.20

Number Of Beds
Total: 211
Total Certified: 211

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
Home Health Services
Hospice 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.300%
State:

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

0.022%
State:

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

0.031%
State:

0.043%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.600%
State:

1.898%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
California:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
California:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

56%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
State:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

47%
California:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

66%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.555%
State:

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

0.740%
State:

0.530%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.555%
State:

0.321%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,711
State:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,772
California:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.41%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,388
State:

$35,518
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,870
State:

$5,397
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.13%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,299
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,904
State:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.98%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,385
California:

$67,232
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,500
State:

$12,858
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.28%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,721
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,860
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.27%
California:

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

$38,752
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,879
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.97%
California:

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

$44,332
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,137
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.01%
California:

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

$28,174
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,443
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.84%
State:

1.11%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,360
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,694
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

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

$29,358
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,947
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.40%
California:

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

$48,852
California:

$54,275
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,049
California:

$8,252
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
California:

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

$38,701
California:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,767
State:

$5,631
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.92%
California:

0.31%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,431
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,623
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.54%
State:

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

$65,083
California:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,001
State:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.11%
State:

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

$24,982
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,825
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

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

$29,681
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,116
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.29%
California:

0.72%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,023
State:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,368
State:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

0.47%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,782
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,217
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.15%
California:

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

$51,546
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,162
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.52%
California:

3.03%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$70,852
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,120
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.03%
State:

1.05%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$121,847
State:

$139,101
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,285
State:

$25,918
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,921
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,150
State:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.23%
California:

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

$193,122
State:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$38,170
State:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.23%
California:

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

$39,946
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,942
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.29%
California:

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

$86,176
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,890
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.98%
California:

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

$40,067
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,623
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.11%
State:

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

$55,897
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,135
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.29%
California:

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

$30,726
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,322
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.01%
State:

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

$86,813
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,266
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 129
Here:

7.93%
California:

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

$83,117
California:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,407
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.11%
California:

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

$211,463
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$41,313
State:

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

0.86%
State:

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

$31,847
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,287
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.68%
California:

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

$52,907
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,240
California:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.41%
California:

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

$33,252
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,745
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.72%
California:

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

$65,241
State:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,262
California:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

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

$36,471
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,854
California:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$90,516
State:

$141,530
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,409
California:

$28,554
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$87,265
State:

$82,284
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,067
California:

$13,731
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.68%
California:

0.30%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,639
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,609
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.98%
California:

0.45%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,791
State:

$68,498
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,857
State:

$12,969
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.23%
California:

0.29%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,153
California:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,602
California:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.86%
State:

0.36%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,473
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,459
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.11%
California:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,424
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,059
State:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.52%
State:

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

$56,726
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,830
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.89%
State:

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

$58,925
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,204
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

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

$65,105
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,134
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

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

$206,064
State:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
Here:

$35,842
State:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.60%
State:

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

$91,949
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,391
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.83%
California:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,630
State:

$38,752
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,829
California:

$6,932
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.98%
California:

0.59%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$230,635
State:

$277,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$42,267
State:

$53,075
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
California:

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

$88,127
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,823
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 148
Here:

9.10%
State:

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

$47,121
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,798
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.27%
California:

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

$31,167
California:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,710
California:

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

0.80%
State:

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

$44,367
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,049
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 76
This Hospital:

4.67%
State:

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

$59,053
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,988
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

3.69%
State:

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

$30,290
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,377
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.91%
California:

0.97%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$195,313
California:

$154,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$30,360
State:

$32,547
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.41%
State:

0.83%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,293
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,366
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.04%
State:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,115
California:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,017
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.94%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

92.0%
State:

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

24
California:

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

70
State:

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

98.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
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
Here:

97.0%
California:

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

97.0%
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)
This Hospital:

95.0%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

95.8%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
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
This Hospital:

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:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

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:

98.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.9%
California:

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

14.0%
State:

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

12.5%
State:

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

26.3%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.7%
State:

18.3%

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