SAINT VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER - LOS ANGELES, CA

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Addresss:
2131 W 3RD ST
LOS ANGELES, CA, 90057
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (213) 484-7111

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 28.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 384.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 719.00
Dieticians : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 15.00
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00
Residents (Physicians) : 8.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 381
Total Certified: 357

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Occupational Therapy 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
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.900%
California:

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

2.100%
State:

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

0.498%
State:

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

0.008%
State:

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

7.100%
State:

5.492%

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

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

$66,008
California:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,332
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.45%
California:

0.48%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,842
California:

$57,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,838
California:

$8,621
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.45%
State:

0.62%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,810
State:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,015
State:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.02%
California:

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

$40,239
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,683
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.14%
California:

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

$44,572
State:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,221
California:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.61%
California:

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

$35,283
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,135
State:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.02%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,349
California:

$67,232
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,536
California:

$12,858
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.45%
California:

0.28%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,379
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,856
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

1.92%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,825
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,733
State:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.18%
State:

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

$45,967
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,768
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.39%
California:

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

$55,204
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,319
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

1.79%
State:

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

$33,919
California:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,561
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.30%
State:

1.11%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,437
California:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,944
State:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.22%
State:

1.28%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,119
California:

$45,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,620
California:

$8,555
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.49%
State:

0.31%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,505
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,563
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.82%
California:

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

$52,866
State:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,712
State:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.61%
State:

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

$38,636
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,522
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 83
This Hospital:

3.38%
State:

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

$52,655
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,541
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.86%
State:

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

$70,744
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,052
State:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.06%
California:

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

$24,408
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,919
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.69%
California:

0.44%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,291
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,812
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.49%
California:

0.72%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,202
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,633
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

3.18%
State:

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

$84,456
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,354
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 77
Here:

3.14%
State:

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

$32,249
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,156
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

1.63%
State:

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

$92,779
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,443
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.57%
State:

1.05%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$193,421
California:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$46,295
State:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.06%
California:

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

$52,464
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,321
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.55%
State:

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

$81,871
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,005
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

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

$51,802
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,513
California:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.73%
State:

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

$56,466
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,674
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

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

$36,669
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,175
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

2.89%
California:

2.98%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$83,177
California:

$83,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,322
California:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.61%
California:

0.25%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$166,408
State:

$143,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,188
California:

$27,615
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.57%
California:

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

$79,607
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,924
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 228
Here:

9.29%
State:

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

$98,535
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,353
California:

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

0.90%
California:

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

$297,762
California:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$61,030
State:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

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

$40,634
State:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,489
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.06%
State:

0.92%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,792
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,224
California:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.18%
State:

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

$30,291
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,159
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

1.92%
California:

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

$70,512
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,033
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

1.88%
California:

0.83%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,083
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,550
State:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.86%
California:

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

$46,233
California:

$47,223
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,503
California:

$9,528
Number of discharges: 119
Here:

4.85%
State:

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

$63,643
State:

$76,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,211
California:

$15,378
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

2.81%
State:

0.34%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$108,085
California:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,121
State:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.86%
California:

0.44%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$128,398
California:

$141,530
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,640
State:

$28,554
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

2.12%
California:

0.56%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$119,572
State:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,834
State:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.49%
California:

1.40%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,839
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,898
State:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.90%
California:

0.45%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$112,560
State:

$78,140
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,115
California:

$16,377
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.49%
California:

0.41%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$74,908
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,965
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

1.75%
California:

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

$41,371
California:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,222
State:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.86%
California:

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

$27,503
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,147
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

2.32%
California:

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

$48,758
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,575
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.51%
California:

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

$70,742
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,445
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.51%
California:

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

$67,862
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,251
State:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

2.08%
California:

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

$127,109
California:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,708
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.90%
State:

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

$93,552
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,703
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 185
Here:

7.54%
State:

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

$53,368
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,720
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

2.53%
State:

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

$50,635
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,743
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 107
Here:

4.36%
State:

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

$73,647
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,590
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

1.75%
State:

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

$29,159
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,729
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.57%
State:

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

$178,203
State:

$154,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$35,789
California:

$32,547
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.90%
California:

0.83%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,783
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,513
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.30%
California:

1.60%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

71%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

17%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

77%
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:

10%
California:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

25%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

20%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
California:

10%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

64%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

29%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

50%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
California:

81%
No
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

68%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

21%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

98.0%
California:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
California:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

99.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
California:

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 ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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%
California:

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:

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

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

98.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

95.8%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

95.0%
California:

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 all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

98.0%
California:

94.7%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

84.0%
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
Here:

13.8%
State:

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

8.4%
California:

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

7.2%
California:

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

19.0%
State:

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

22.8%
State:

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

17.2%
California:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.863%
State:

0.530%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.108%
State:

0.321%

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