SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - SONORA, CA

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Addresss:
1000 GREENLEY ROAD
SONORA, CA, 95370
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (209) 532-3161

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 44.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 143.74
Other Salaried Personnel : 243.64
Dieticians : 3.75
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 4.13
Registered Pharmacists : 7.88
Respiratory Therapists : 17.85
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Medical Social Workers : 3.75
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 143
Total Certified: 75

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine 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
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) 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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

9
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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

88
State:

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

89.0%
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%
California:

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

97.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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
Here:

16.5%
California:

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

14.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.4%
California:

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

18.3%
State:

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

23.0%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.7%
California:

18.3%

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

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

$44,428
California:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,299
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

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

$78,204
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,761
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.86%
State:

0.94%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,193
State:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,095
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.00%
California:

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

$32,763
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,255
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.78%
California:

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

$53,511
State:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,636
State:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

0.79%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$86,132
State:

$67,232
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,495
California:

$12,858
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
California:

0.28%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,458
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,760
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,998
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,210
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.00%
California:

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

$44,219
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,445
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

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

$46,369
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,478
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.78%
State:

2.00%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,939
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,336
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.21%
California:

1.28%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,870
State:

$49,068
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,818
California:

$8,923
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.14%
California:

0.22%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,169
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,726
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.14%
State:

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

$40,661
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,917
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.21%
State:

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

$64,241
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,475
California:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
State:

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

$33,748
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,178
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.36%
State:

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

$36,052
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,567
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
California:

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

$33,669
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,311
California:

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

2.14%
California:

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

$62,610
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,579
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

3.78%
State:

3.03%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$101,751
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,175
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.57%
State:

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

$144,264
California:

$139,101
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,786
State:

$25,918
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
California:

0.25%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$301,430
California:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$53,037
State:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.36%
California:

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

$40,532
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,959
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

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

$72,677
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,730
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

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

$31,003
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,036
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
State:

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

$42,773
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,383
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

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

$35,954
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,666
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.50%
State:

2.98%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$152,384
State:

$155,449
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,243
State:

$27,698
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.21%
California:

0.22%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$114,101
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,978
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 120
Here:

8.57%
California:

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

$120,495
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,889
State:

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

0.86%
California:

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

$230,955
State:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$44,935
California:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.71%
State:

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

$43,631
State:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,751
California:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
State:

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

$30,274
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,893
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

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

$42,479
California:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,687
California:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$161,811
California:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,387
State:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.21%
California:

0.44%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$70,577
California:

$68,498
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,257
State:

$12,969
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.57%
California:

0.29%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,010
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,195
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

3.07%
State:

1.15%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,876
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,499
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
California:

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

$53,576
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,162
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.57%
California:

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

$64,061
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,899
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

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

$93,199
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,802
State:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

4.43%
State:

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

$80,988
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,292
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 138
This Hospital:

9.85%
State:

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

$54,446
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,652
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

3.35%
California:

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

$45,006
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,611
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

4.00%
California:

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

$69,463
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,831
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 98
Here:

7.00%
California:

1.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,244
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,094
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.86%
State:

1.60%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.645%
State:

0.625%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.215%
State:

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

0.645%
California:

0.321%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

32.900%
State:

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

9.800%
California:

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

0.093%
California:

0.170%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.300%
State:

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

1.500%
State:

1.898%

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
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

74%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

63%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

23%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
California:

18%
Usually
Here:

32%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

54%
California:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

87%
California:

81%
No
Here:

13%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
California:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

65%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
California:

69%

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