VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - WEST LOS ANGELES, CA

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Addresss:
11301 WILSHIRE BLVD.
WEST LOS ANGELES, CA, 90073
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (310) 478-3711

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

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Number Of Beds
Total: 1327
Total Certified: 1327

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

88.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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

100.0%
California:

99.6%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

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
Here:

91.0%
State:

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

94.0%
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)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

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

76.0%
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
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
California:

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

97.0%
California:

96.9%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

93.0%
State:

94.7%
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
This Hospital:

98.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

96.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

13.4%
California:

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

8.6%
California:

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

13.0%
California:

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

19.8%
State:

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

25.6%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
California:

18.3%

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