PACIFIC ALLIANCE MEDICAL CENTER - LOS ANGELES, CA

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Addresss:
531 W COLLEGE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA, 90012
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (213) 624-8411

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: No
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 9.91
Registered Professional Nurses : 64.16
Other Salaried Personnel : 135.54
Dieticians : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.39

Number Of Beds
Total: 155
Total Certified: 155
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 23

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
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery 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 who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

5.300%
State:

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

0.045%
State:

0.170%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.356%
California:

0.246%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 18%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

60%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

32%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

46%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

33%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

18%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

49%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

24%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

29%
State:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

36%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

35%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

75%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

25%
California:

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
This Hospital:

33%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

50%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

12%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

42%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

46%
State:

69%

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

Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,577
California:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,765
State:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.50%
State:

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

$20,841
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,733
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.50%
California:

1.30%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,490
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,614
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.50%
California:

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

$23,411
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,938
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

4.26%
California:

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

$27,532
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,546
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

4.51%
State:

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

$16,403
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,294
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.25%
State:

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

$18,514
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,323
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.38%
California:

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

$23,541
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,731
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.13%
State:

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

$35,347
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,667
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.13%
California:

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

$12,634
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,141
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
California:

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

$24,258
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,841
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.00%
State:

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

$26,325
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,670
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

3.88%
State:

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

$31,647
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,743
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

3.75%
California:

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

$14,458
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,949
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.38%
State:

1.02%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,805
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,989
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.25%
State:

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

$29,523
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,963
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.50%
State:

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

$16,561
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,988
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.88%
State:

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

$45,407
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,227
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
California:

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

$166,635
State:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$63,291
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,942
State:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,697
California:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.38%
State:

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

$15,026
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,975
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

5.63%
California:

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

$27,235
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,813
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

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

$16,628
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,528
State:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.50%
State:

0.66%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,892
California:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,577
State:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
California:

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

$15,508
California:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,234
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.50%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,554
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,440
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

5.01%
State:

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

$29,783
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,093
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

4.01%
California:

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

$29,235
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,397
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

1.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,486
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,779
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

8.39%
California:

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

$26,065
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,152
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.38%
State:

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

$20,160
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,996
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.63%
State:

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

$40,103
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,187
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

1.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,322
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,324
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.38%
California:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,320
State:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,488
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

4.13%
State:

0.94%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

78.0%
California:

99.3%

Heart Failure

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

92.0%
California:

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

76.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

79.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
California:

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

87.0%
California:

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

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
This Hospital:

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:

92.0%
State:

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

93.0%
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:

98.0%
California:

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

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
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

89.0%
State:

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

90.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.5%
California:

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

10.2%
California:

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

9.8%
California:

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

19.7%
California:

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

24.5%
California:

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

18.8%
California:

18.3%

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