SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - GRASS VALLEY, CA

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Addresss:
155 GLASSON WAY
GRASS VALLEY, CA, 95945
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (530) 274-6000

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

Overall Star Rating: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 3 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 22.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 75.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 260.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 10.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 124
Total Certified: 124

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services

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

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

$37,414
California:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,895
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.02%
California:

0.48%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,311
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,973
State:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

0.94%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,010
California:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,583
California:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.21%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,264
California:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,202
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.08%
State:

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

$26,352
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,850
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.28%
California:

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

$39,444
California:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,896
State:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.40%
State:

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

$19,881
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,312
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

3.23%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,112
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,045
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.61%
State:

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

$30,819
California:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,997
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.37%
State:

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

$37,442
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,240
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.21%
State:

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

$23,570
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,096
California:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.15%
State:

1.11%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,710
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,842
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

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

$52,766
State:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,325
State:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.70%
State:

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

$25,356
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,260
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.21%
California:

3.09%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,707
California:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,700
California:

$5,631
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.70%
California:

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

$38,235
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,301
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.21%
California:

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

$30,458
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,440
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.75%
State:

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

$23,425
State:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,590
State:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.86%
State:

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

$37,853
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,265
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.28%
California:

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

$46,301
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,829
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

2.80%
California:

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

$23,842
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,744
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.24%
California:

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

$73,701
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,127
State:

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

1.78%
State:

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

$102,792
California:

$139,101
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,031
State:

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

0.59%
State:

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

$58,006
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,847
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.75%
California:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,843
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,255
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.15%
California:

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

$45,822
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,716
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.65%
California:

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

$24,208
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,723
California:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.34%
State:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,717
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,651
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.94%
State:

2.98%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,270
State:

$59,926
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,675
State:

$10,745
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$82,533
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,454
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 167
This Hospital:

8.98%
California:

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

$90,900
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,012
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.02%
California:

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

$138,394
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$36,087
State:

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

0.70%
State:

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

$35,134
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,698
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.75%
California:

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

$23,599
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,842
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.83%
California:

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

$42,936
California:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,155
State:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.65%
California:

0.66%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,707
State:

$47,223
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,928
California:

$9,528
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.32%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,920
State:

$76,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,622
State:

$15,378
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.34%
State:

0.34%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,101
State:

$68,498
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,932
State:

$12,969
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.97%
California:

0.29%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,271
State:

$32,752
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,275
California:

$5,599
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.45%
State:

0.35%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,876
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,286
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.75%
State:

1.15%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,854
State:

$51,386
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,222
State:

$8,854
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

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

$33,635
State:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,035
State:

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

0.70%
State:

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

$20,916
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,741
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.83%
California:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,888
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,169
State:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

1.90%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,450
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,202
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.34%
California:

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

$59,691
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,251
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

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

$52,796
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,456
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 182
Here:

9.79%
California:

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

$32,589
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,825
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 107
Here:

5.76%
State:

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

$29,799
California:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,829
California:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.59%
State:

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

$32,049
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,156
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 89
This Hospital:

4.79%
California:

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

$48,654
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,452
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.67%
California:

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

$21,499
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,105
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

2.58%
State:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,435
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,158
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.56%
State:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,050
California:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,271
California:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.94%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

27%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

71%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
California:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

60%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

72%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

37%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

51%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

81%
No
Here:

15%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

71%
State:

69%

Complaint Deficiency

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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

17
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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:

76
California:

69
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

97.5%
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
This Hospital:

25
California:

27

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

98.0%
State:

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
Here:

99.0%
California:

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

96.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

98.0%
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%
California:

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

96.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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:

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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%
State:

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

93.0%
California:

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

94.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

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 Attack
Here:

15.8%
State:

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

12.4%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.9%
State:

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

19.1%
State:

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

25.1%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.0%
California:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.388%
California:

0.625%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.777%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.388%
California:

0.608%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.194%
State:

0.246%

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

36.2%
California:

21.2%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

0.5%
State:

1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

99.3%
California:

81.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

79.7%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

0.8%
California:

2.2%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.400%
State:

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

7.500%
State:

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

0.126%
California:

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

0.061%
California:

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

4.600%
California:

5.492%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.000%
State:

1.898%

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