SEQUOIA HOSPITAL - REDWOOD CITY, CA

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Addresss:
170 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS
REDWOOD CITY, CA, 94062
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (650) 367-5551

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.10
Registered Professional Nurses : 203.18
Dieticians : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 8.60
Respiratory Therapists : 12.80
Medical Social Workers : 2.80

Number Of Beds
Total: 438
Total Certified: 438
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 22
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 12

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 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
Neonatal Nursery 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
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,114
State:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,749
State:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.80%
California:

0.41%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,136
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,043
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.45%
State:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,003
State:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,872
California:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.16%
California:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,607
California:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,617
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

3.49%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,613
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,054
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.78%
California:

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

$71,445
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,413
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

1.75%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$104,246
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,007
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.16%
California:

1.28%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,400
California:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,647
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.67%
California:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$104,157
California:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,807
State:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

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

$56,071
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,044
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.76%
California:

3.09%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$94,694
State:

$54,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,683
California:

$8,252
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.16%
California:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,021
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,212
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.27%
California:

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

$103,571
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,096
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.79%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,434
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,481
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.41%
State:

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

$40,263
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,101
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

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

$80,195
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,088
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

4.29%
California:

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

$103,442
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,108
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

4.11%
State:

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

$59,344
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,488
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.10%
California:

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

$125,949
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,881
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.66%
State:

1.05%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$323,703
California:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$49,860
State:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.80%
State:

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

$82,961
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,208
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.96%
State:

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

$113,693
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,898
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.23%
California:

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

$78,277
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,501
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.92%
California:

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

$51,265
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,295
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.33%
State:

2.98%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$186,477
California:

$143,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,064
California:

$27,615
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.90%
California:

0.37%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$134,792
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,436
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 122
This Hospital:

7.48%
California:

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

$175,120
California:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,485
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.29%
State:

0.69%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,635
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,322
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.74%
State:

0.92%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,297
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,030
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.10%
California:

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

$128,841
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,016
California:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.80%
California:

0.83%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$98,436
California:

$76,730
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,747
California:

$15,378
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.53%
California:

0.34%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$155,742
State:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,927
California:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.78%
California:

0.44%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$224,280
State:

$141,530
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,195
State:

$28,554
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.35%
State:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$100,629
State:

$82,284
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,858
California:

$13,731
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.86%
State:

0.30%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$125,743
State:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,644
California:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.02%
State:

1.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$130,325
California:

$102,162
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,227
State:

$16,151
Number of discharges: 120
Here:

7.36%
California:

0.42%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$127,619
State:

$107,281
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,887
State:

$22,071
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.35%
California:

0.47%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$104,480
State:

$78,140
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,230
State:

$16,377
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.53%
California:

0.41%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$110,473
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,358
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.02%
State:

1.15%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,219
California:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,347
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.04%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$88,368
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,039
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.64%
State:

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

$111,195
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,755
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.47%
California:

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

$107,843
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,934
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.58%
State:

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

$167,192
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,144
California:

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

2.15%
State:

1.30%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$148,954
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,260
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 86
This Hospital:

5.27%
State:

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

$95,316
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,123
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

3.43%
State:

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

$70,085
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,074
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.76%
California:

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

$113,802
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,686
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.35%
California:

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

$58,650
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,680
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,818
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,746
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.16%
California:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,865
California:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,836
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.80%
California:

0.94%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

2.100%
State:

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

0.077%
State:

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

0.008%
California:

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

0.500%
State:

1.898%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

29%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

56%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
California:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
California:

18%
Usually
Here:

36%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

45%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
State:

81%
No
Here:

18%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

15%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

81%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

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
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

81.0%
California:

98.1%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

91.0%
California:

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

94.0%
State:

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

94.0%
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)
Here:

98.0%
California:

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

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%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

94.7%
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:

97.0%
State:

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

92.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

13.1%
California:

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

11.2%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.7%
California:

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

18.6%
California:

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

22.6%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.4%
California:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.740%
State:

0.625%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.740%
State:

0.608%

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