SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL - PORTERVILLE, CA

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Addresss:
465 W PUTNAM AVE
PORTERVILLE, CA, 93257
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (559) 784-1110

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER

Overall Star Rating: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 46.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 100.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 300.00
Dieticians : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 14.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 120
Total Certified: 120

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.396%
California:

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

1.188%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.396%
State:

0.608%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.198%
California:

0.321%

Complaint Deficiency

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 14%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
California:

25%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
California:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

49%
California:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
California:

81%
No
Here:

18%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

35%
California:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

55%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

40%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

53%
California:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

21.400%
California:

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

6.400%
State:

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

0.262%
California:

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

0.320%
State:

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

3.600%
State:

1.898%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

92.0%
State:

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

76.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

11
California:

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

92.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

63.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
State:

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

82.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

91.0%
California:

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

90.0%
State:

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

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:

94.0%
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:

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:

90.0%
California:

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

87.0%
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:

82.0%
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:

87.0%
State:

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

89.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.8%
State:

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

15.5%
California:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.6%
California:

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

19.6%
California:

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

24.7%
California:

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

19.0%
California:

18.3%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Hospital:

9.4%
California:

7.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

3.1%
California:

6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Hospital:

10.6%
State:

4.0%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

3.1%
State:

6.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Here:

9.4%
State:

3.6%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
California:

93.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

94.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

3.1%
State:

19.0%

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

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

$35,840
State:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,746
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.79%
California:

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

$57,817
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,325
State:

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

1.64%
State:

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

$22,837
California:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,536
California:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.76%
State:

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

$17,742
California:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,833
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.33%
California:

0.40%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,789
State:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,856
California:

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

0.79%
California:

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

$26,139
State:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,950
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.82%
California:

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

$69,652
State:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,457
State:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.27%
State:

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

$17,949
California:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,725
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.76%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,363
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,903
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.06%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,501
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,994
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.76%
State:

2.11%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,387
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,597
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.52%
State:

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

$37,888
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,777
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.70%
California:

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

$26,456
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,055
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.73%
State:

1.11%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,552
California:

$45,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,618
California:

$8,555
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.67%
California:

0.31%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,474
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,846
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.33%
State:

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

$24,226
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,944
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.88%
State:

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

$32,774
State:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,445
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.09%
California:

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

$42,548
California:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,531
California:

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

0.91%
California:

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

$31,089
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,918
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.91%
State:

0.44%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,912
State:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,279
State:

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

0.85%
State:

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

$33,931
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,945
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.18%
California:

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

$46,369
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,954
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 94
This Hospital:

5.70%
State:

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

$21,731
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,679
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.12%
California:

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

$88,062
State:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,469
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.03%
California:

1.05%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,872
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,740
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.15%
State:

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

$27,478
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,452
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.67%
California:

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

$42,832
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,931
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.21%
California:

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

$25,008
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,708
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.00%
State:

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

$46,225
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,948
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.06%
California:

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

$24,467
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,406
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 106
Here:

6.43%
State:

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

$122,651
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,441
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

3.09%
State:

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

$223,920
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$44,671
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

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

$33,949
State:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,376
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.33%
California:

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

$19,092
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,671
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.58%
State:

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

$62,053
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,038
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.83%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,448
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,104
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.45%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,441
California:

$31,600
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,482
State:

$5,403
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.03%
State:

0.10%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,207
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,613
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

1.15%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,941
California:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,969
State:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.67%
State:

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

$25,804
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,595
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.97%
California:

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

$36,115
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,498
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.43%
State:

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

$61,228
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,868
State:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.85%
State:

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

$40,669
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,346
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.73%
California:

1.04%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$146,837
California:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$39,465
California:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

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

$70,182
State:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,754
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.64%
California:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$163,830
California:

$277,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$47,774
California:

$53,075
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

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

$66,128
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,888
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.85%
California:

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

$39,125
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,509
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.03%
California:

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

$17,977
State:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,426
California:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.67%
California:

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

$45,378
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,806
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 77
Here:

4.67%
California:

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

$43,985
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,196
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

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

$27,762
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,036
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 81
This Hospital:

4.92%
State:

0.97%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,110
State:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,063
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

0.94%

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