RIDGECREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL - RIDGECREST, CA

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Addresss:
1081 NORTH CHINA LAKE BLVD
RIDGECREST, CA, 93555
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (760) 446-3551

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 49.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 182.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 80
Total Certified: 80

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical 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

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,973
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,116
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.15%
California:

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

$24,995
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,108
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

6.82%
California:

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

$27,348
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,260
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.41%
California:

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

$31,786
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,056
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.94%
California:

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

$25,049
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,126
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

5.25%
State:

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

$21,425
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,131
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

6.56%
State:

3.09%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,704
State:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,404
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.89%
California:

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

$21,568
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,681
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

7.87%
State:

2.91%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,336
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,815
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

6.30%
State:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,464
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,604
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.99%
State:

2.98%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,270
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,775
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.20%
California:

2.21%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,614
California:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,295
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.89%
State:

0.45%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,973
California:

$51,386
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,084
State:

$8,854
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.15%
California:

0.29%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$56,316
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,020
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

7.87%
California:

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

$24,203
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,840
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

8.92%
State:

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

$32,182
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,990
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

13.65%
California:

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

$56,434
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,687
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.89%
California:

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

$32,174
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,021
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

5.25%
State:

0.97%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

37.800%
California:

33.932%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.000%
State:

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

0.759%
State:

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

0.081%
California:

0.043%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

8.700%
California:

5.492%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 21%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

27%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

69%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

69%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

36%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

47%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

83%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

14%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

29%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

57%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

33%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
State:

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

94.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

71
California:

69
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

28
State:

27

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
State:

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

62.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

90.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

91.0%
California:

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

92.0%
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:

93.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

93.0%
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:

85.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

95.0%
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:

93.0%
State:

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

94.0%
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%
State:

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

65.0%
California:

93.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
California:

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

98.0%
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%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

14.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.2%
State:

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

26.3%
State:

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

18.0%
State:

18.3%

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