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Address
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

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

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

$107,076
California:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,183
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.23%
State:

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
State:

$8,621
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.74%
California:

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

$64,758
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,033
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
California:

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

$79,272
California:

$59,369
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,635
State:

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

1.37%
California:

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

$78,841
California:

$67,232
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,365
California:

$12,858
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
California:

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

$37,383
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,963
California:

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

3.18%
State:

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

$102,978
State:

$95,386
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,419
State:

$17,648
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.16%
California:

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

$72,659
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,165
California:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.74%
California:

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

$60,011
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,802
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.17%
California:

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

$158,839
State:

$117,989
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,428
California:

$20,259
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

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
Here:

$9,158
State:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

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

$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
This Hospital:

$75,152
State:

$55,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,711
California:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.16%
State:

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

$54,060
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,016
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.98%
California:

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

$50,081
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,479
State:

$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%
California:

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

$31,105
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,812
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
California:

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

$52,520
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,830
California:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.30%
California:

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

$53,097
California:

$30,586
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,350
California:

$5,436
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.30%
California:

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

$81,303
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,886
California:

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

3.18%
California:

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

$91,198
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,905
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 72
Here:

5.21%
California:

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

$44,299
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,741
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
State:

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

$111,688
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,722
California:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
California:

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

$65,153
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,411
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.95%
State:

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

$103,419
State:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,847
California:

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

1.37%
California:

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%
California:

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

$45,748
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,575
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.46%
California:

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

$61,831
California:

$59,926
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,807
California:

$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
State:

$27,698
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.01%
California:

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

$125,087
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,528
State:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 116
This Hospital:

8.39%
California:

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

$113,995
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,292
State:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.01%
State:

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

$49,096
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,837
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.01%
State:

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

$57,266
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,362
California:

$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
Here:

$103,387
California:

$76,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,417
State:

$15,378
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

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

$123,997
State:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,324
California:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
California:

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

$80,114
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,731
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.31%
California:

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

$98,689
State:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,683
California:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.94%
California:

0.36%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$61,185
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,258
California:

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

1.37%
State:

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

$110,840
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,594
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.88%
California:

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

$101,523
California:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,678
State:

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

1.37%
State:

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

$125,687
California:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,210
State:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

5.28%
State:

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

$329,367
California:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
Here:

$55,696
State:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
State:

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

$155,621
California:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,274
California:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.80%
State:

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

$113,387
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,238
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 90
This Hospital:

6.51%
State:

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

$61,659
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,757
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.17%
State:

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

$56,340
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,623
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

3.25%
California:

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

$103,390
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,761
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 76
Here:

5.50%
California:

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

$37,210
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,548
State:

$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
California:

$154,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,486
State:

$32,547
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.75%
California:

0.83%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,723
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,001
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.23%
State:

1.60%

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

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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

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

96.0%
California:

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%
California:

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

98.0%
California:

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

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)
Here:

99.0%
California:

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

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
California:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

95.8%

Children's Asthma

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
California:

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

57.0%
California:

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)
Here:

92.0%
California:

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
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%
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%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

95.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.9%
California:

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

10.6%
State:

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

11.2%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

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

25.2%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
California:

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:

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%
California:

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.
Here:

0.017%
California:

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

6.300%
California:

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

1.100%
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%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
California:

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
This Hospital:

9%
California:

13%
Usually
Here:

28%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

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%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

72%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

39%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

44%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

16%
California:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

15%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

82%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.814%
State:

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

1.221%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.407%
State:

0.608%

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