TULARE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - TULARE, CA

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Addresss:
869 CHERRY AVENUE
TULARE, CA, 93274
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (559) 688-0821

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 20.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 97.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 386.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 112
Total Certified: 112
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 16

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical 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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 17%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
California:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

33%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

49%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

59%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

54%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
California:

33%
Always
This Hospital:

42%
California:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

75%
State:

81%
No
Here:

25%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

20%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

50%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

12%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

54%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

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

0.599%
State:

0.530%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.300%
State:

0.321%

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

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

$45,212
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,866
State:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.17%
California:

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

$25,063
State:

$40,505
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,607
California:

$6,444
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.07%
California:

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

$14,781
State:

$28,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,817
California:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.43%
California:

0.40%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,802
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,710
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.02%
State:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,275
California:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,175
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.11%
California:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,705
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,543
State:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

5.84%
California:

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

$25,392
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,388
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

2.53%
California:

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

$21,302
State:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,908
California:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.60%
California:

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

$27,774
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,988
State:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.85%
State:

1.28%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,840
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,829
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.26%
California:

0.69%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,487
State:

$49,068
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,335
State:

$8,923
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.17%
State:

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

$20,622
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,947
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

4.47%
California:

3.09%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,392
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,904
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.14%
State:

0.44%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,240
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,511
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.63%
California:

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

$30,186
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,776
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.72%
California:

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

$19,512
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,662
California:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

3.70%
State:

1.02%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,964
State:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,509
California:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.26%
California:

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

$22,652
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,639
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.17%
California:

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

$26,583
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,660
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.26%
California:

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

$15,241
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,681
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.85%
California:

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

$22,423
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,994
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.75%
California:

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

$18,763
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,438
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

7.59%
California:

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

$60,850
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,382
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.26%
State:

6.26%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,354
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,705
California:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

6.71%
State:

2.21%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$60,850
California:

$78,140
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,947
State:

$16,377
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.07%
California:

0.41%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,347
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,372
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.63%
State:

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

$17,091
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,507
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.72%
California:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,232
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,463
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.65%
State:

1.90%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,986
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,064
State:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.26%
State:

1.48%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$121,909
State:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
Here:

$42,280
California:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.46%
State:

0.44%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,833
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,088
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.31%
State:

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

$26,421
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,229
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.33%
State:

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

$31,741
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,465
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

6.52%
State:

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

$47,871
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,831
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.63%
State:

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

$21,012
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,825
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

5.35%
California:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,466
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,925
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.14%
California:

1.60%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,792
California:

$37,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,040
State:

$6,120
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.36%
California:

0.94%

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%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

11
State:

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:

82.0%
State:

97.5%

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:

94.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
California:

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
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%
California:

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)
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

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:

94.0%
State:

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

88.0%
State:

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

92.0%
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
Here:

85.0%
California:

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

88.0%
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
This Hospital:

83.0%
California:

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

91.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

95.0%
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%
California:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.8%
California:

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

14.5%
California:

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

17.2%
State:

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

20.0%
California:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.3%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.0%
State:

18.3%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

43.300%
California:

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

6.000%
California:

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

0.010%
California:

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

0.173%
State:

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

4.900%
California:

1.898%

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