SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

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Addresss:
1010 MURRAY ST
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, 93405
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (850) 546-7600

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 127.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 211.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.25
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 186
Total Certified: 171
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 18

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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:

93.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

8
California:

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

100.0%
California:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
California:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

95.0%
California:

93.5%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
California:

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

95.0%
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)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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:

99.0%
California:

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
This Hospital:

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:

97.0%
State:

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

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:

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

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

94.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.8%
State:

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

13.3%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

14.1%
California:

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

19.1%
State:

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

23.7%
State:

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

20.1%
California:

18.3%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

19%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

37%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

45%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

90%
California:

81%
No
Here:

10%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

72%
State:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.500%
State:

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

0.446%
State:

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

0.148%
State:

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

0.700%
State:

1.898%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.310%
State:

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

0.620%
California:

0.530%

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

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,478
State:

$27,915
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,154
California:

$5,741
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

0.43%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,528
California:

$57,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,421
California:

$8,621
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

9.38%
California:

0.62%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,180
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,600
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.25%
California:

2.08%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$96,855
California:

$95,386
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,360
California:

$17,648
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

3.25%
California:

0.26%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$60,349
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,772
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

3.38%
California:

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

$50,814
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,449
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.50%
California:

1.95%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,033
State:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,180
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.75%
California:

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

$37,071
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,653
State:

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

1.75%
California:

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

$79,927
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,434
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.88%
California:

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

$74,773
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,495
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.13%
California:

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

$48,505
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,041
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

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

$95,593
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,224
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.88%
California:

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

$94,242
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,128
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.75%
California:

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

$83,909
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,243
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

4.50%
California:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,978
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,914
California:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.00%
California:

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

$41,846
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,691
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

4.38%
State:

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

$152,560
California:

$143,072
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,685
California:

$27,615
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.50%
State:

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

$102,001
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,387
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

8.75%
California:

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

$160,925
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,604
State:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.50%
California:

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

$67,428
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,007
California:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

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

$44,082
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,116
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.88%
State:

2.21%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$111,987
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,505
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.00%
State:

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

$35,227
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,823
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.88%
State:

1.21%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,186
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,022
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.38%
California:

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

$129,181
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,443
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

9.13%
State:

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

$64,754
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,890
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

7.00%
California:

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

$71,497
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,282
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

3.75%
State:

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

$110,954
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,467
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.63%
California:

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

$46,974
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,210
State:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.50%
State:

0.97%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$181,777
State:

$154,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,250
State:

$32,547
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

6.00%
California:

0.83%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,727
State:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,381
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.75%
State:

0.94%

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