VALLEYCARE MEDICAL CENTER - PLEASANTON, CA

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Addresss:
5555 WEST LAS POSITAS BOULEVARD
PLEASANTON, CA, 94588
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (925) 447-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.65
Registered Professional Nurses : 208.98
Other Salaried Personnel : 567.23
Dieticians : 6.02
Occupational Therapists : 9.44
Physical Therapists : 16.05
Registered Pharmacists : 12.09
Respiratory Therapists : 17.96
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.61
Physicians : 0.40
Medical Social Workers : 3.36

Number Of Beds
Total: 175
Total Certified: 110
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 6

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental 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
Neonatal Nursery 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
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

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

$107,076
State:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,183
State:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.23%
California:

0.94%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$60,028
State:

$57,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,309
California:

$8,621
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.74%
California:

0.62%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,758
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,033
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.37%
California:

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

$79,272
State:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,635
California:

$10,810
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

0.79%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,841
California:

$67,232
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,365
State:

$12,858
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
California:

0.28%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,383
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,963
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.18%
California:

2.08%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$102,978
State:

$95,386
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,419
California:

$17,648
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.16%
State:

0.26%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$72,659
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,165
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.74%
California:

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

$60,011
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,802
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.17%
State:

2.00%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$158,839
California:

$117,989
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,428
California:

$20,259
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.94%
California:

0.26%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$92,748
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,158
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.52%
State:

1.28%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,944
State:

$42,162
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,218
California:

$7,743
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
California:

0.28%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$75,152
California:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,711
State:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.16%
California:

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

$54,060
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,016
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.98%
State:

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

$50,081
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,479
California:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.02%
California:

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

$154,798
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,425
State:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

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

$31,105
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,812
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.80%
California:

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

$52,520
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,830
California:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.30%
State:

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

$53,097
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,350
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.30%
State:

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

$81,303
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,886
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.18%
State:

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

$91,198
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,905
State:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

5.21%
California:

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

$44,299
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,741
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.80%
California:

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

$111,688
State:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,722
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
State:

1.05%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,153
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,411
California:

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

1.95%
California:

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

$103,419
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,847
State:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.37%
State:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,908
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,943
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.74%
State:

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

$45,748
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,575
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.46%
California:

2.98%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,831
State:

$59,926
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,807
State:

$10,745
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.36%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$187,417
State:

$155,449
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,617
California:

$27,698
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
California:

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

$125,087
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,528
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 116
Here:

8.39%
California:

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

$113,995
California:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,292
California:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
California:

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

$49,096
State:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,837
California:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
California:

0.92%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,266
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,362
State:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.94%
California:

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

$103,387
State:

$76,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,417
State:

$15,378
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
State:

0.34%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$123,997
California:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,324
California:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
California:

1.40%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,114
State:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,731
California:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.31%
California:

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

$98,689
State:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,683
California:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.94%
State:

0.36%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,185
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,258
State:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.37%
State:

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

$110,840
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,594
State:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.88%
California:

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

$101,523
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,678
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.37%
California:

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

$125,687
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,210
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

5.28%
California:

1.30%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$329,367
State:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
Here:

$55,696
State:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
California:

0.44%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$155,621
California:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,274
State:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$113,387
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,238
State:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 90
Here:

6.51%
California:

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

$61,659
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,757
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.17%
California:

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

$56,340
State:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,623
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

3.25%
State:

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

$103,390
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,761
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 76
This Hospital:

5.50%
State:

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

$37,210
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,548
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.87%
California:

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

$164,297
State:

$154,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$32,486
California:

$32,547
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.75%
State:

0.83%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,723
California:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,001
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.23%
State:

1.60%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.300%
State:

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

7.500%
State:

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

0.204%
State:

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

0.017%
California:

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

6.300%
State:

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

1.100%
State:

1.898%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
State:

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:

96.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

98.0%
State:

93.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

93.0%
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:

95.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
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
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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)
Here:

92.0%
State:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

95.8%

Children's Asthma

Percent of Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

100.0%
Percent of Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for Asthma
This Hospital:

57.0%
State:

85.8%

Surgery

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

98.0%
California:

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

92.0%
State:

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

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
Here:

97.0%
California:

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

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
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

94.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

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

96.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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

97.0%
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
This Hospital:

14.9%
State:

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

10.6%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.2%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

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

25.2%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
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
This Hospital:

18%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

78%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

28%
California:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

71%
California:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
California:

23%
Usually
Here:

18%
California:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
California:

21%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

39%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

44%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

81%
No
Here:

16%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
California:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
California:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

73%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

15%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

82%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.814%
California:

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

1.221%
California:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.407%
State:

0.608%

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