VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL - VAN NUYS, CA

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Addresss:
15107 VANOWEN ST
VAN NUYS, CA, 91406
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (818) 902-3906

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 47.31
Registered Professional Nurses : 201.80
Other Salaried Personnel : 499.00
Dieticians : 2.50
Occupational Therapists : 3.50
Physical Therapists : 2.82
Registered Pharmacists : 13.05
Respiratory Therapists : 31.05
Medical Social Workers : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 362
Total Certified: 362
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 17

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
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
California:

6%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
California:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
California:

28%
Always
Here:

48%
State:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

29%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

18%
California:

19%
Always
Here:

53%
California:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
California:

18%
Usually
Here:

33%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

48%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

77%
State:

81%
No
Here:

23%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

13%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

29%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

58%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

11%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

60%
California:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.126%
State:

0.170%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.200%
State:

5.492%

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

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

$31,170
California:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,728
California:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.75%
State:

0.48%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,546
California:

$83,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,467
California:

$15,491
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.30%
State:

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

$30,925
California:

$57,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,755
California:

$8,621
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.30%
State:

0.62%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,634
California:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,755
State:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.80%
California:

0.41%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,235
California:

$35,518
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,596
California:

$5,397
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.70%
California:

0.13%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,581
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,725
State:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.75%
State:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,122
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,261
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.80%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,752
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,734
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.90%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,850
California:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,421
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

1.80%
State:

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

$29,461
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,970
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.85%
California:

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

$50,959
State:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,868
California:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.15%
State:

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

$30,254
California:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,646
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

1.65%
State:

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

$45,420
State:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,318
State:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

1.28%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,998
California:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,757
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.10%
State:

3.09%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,348
California:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,173
State:

$5,631
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.60%
State:

0.31%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,868
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,426
State:

$8,685
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.50%
California:

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

$55,173
State:

$80,936
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,181
State:

$15,696
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.70%
California:

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

$28,655
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,599
State:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.60%
State:

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

$32,819
State:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,370
State:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

2.95%
State:

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

$60,820
California:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,204
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 83
Here:

4.15%
State:

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

$27,190
California:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,309
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.85%
State:

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

$59,245
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,247
California:

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

0.75%
State:

1.05%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,029
State:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,024
State:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.80%
California:

0.32%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$175,622
California:

$260,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$51,502
California:

$51,393
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.90%
State:

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

$42,495
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,757
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.20%
California:

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

$97,019
California:

$95,326
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,676
California:

$17,327
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.05%
California:

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

$27,808
State:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,552
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.65%
California:

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

$32,671
State:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,234
California:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.30%
State:

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

$29,467
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,195
California:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 83
Here:

4.15%
State:

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

$56,708
State:

$83,366
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,688
California:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.55%
State:

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

$108,858
California:

$143,072
Average Total Payments
Here:

$28,973
California:

$27,615
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

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

$70,345
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,130
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 274
This Hospital:

13.70%
State:

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

$77,064
State:

$124,615
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,618
State:

$22,968
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.65%
California:

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

$201,949
State:

$258,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$56,886
State:

$49,384
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.65%
California:

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

$27,105
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,533
State:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.15%
State:

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

$37,139
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,396
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.85%
State:

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

$24,864
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,373
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.85%
California:

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

$61,902
California:

$89,034
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,733
State:

$17,349
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.65%
State:

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

$41,878
State:

$49,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,363
California:

$8,812
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.25%
California:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,346
State:

$124,507
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,129
California:

$21,685
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.20%
California:

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

$81,859
State:

$141,530
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,407
California:

$28,554
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.70%
California:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,198
California:

$82,284
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,891
State:

$13,731
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.55%
California:

0.30%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$142,908
State:

$166,637
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,165
State:

$28,878
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.70%
California:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$95,120
California:

$102,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,489
State:

$16,769
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.65%
State:

1.40%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,015
State:

$46,464
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,023
California:

$8,334
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.00%
California:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,456
California:

$64,758
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,871
State:

$11,179
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.40%
California:

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

$38,734
State:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,550
State:

$11,520
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.60%
California:

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

$23,671
California:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,329
State:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,863
State:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,341
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.30%
California:

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

$56,588
California:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,262
California:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.20%
California:

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

$52,350
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,721
California:

$12,543
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.80%
California:

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

$64,919
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,810
California:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.25%
State:

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

$144,049
State:

$262,024
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$39,399
California:

$48,700
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.85%
California:

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

$67,274
California:

$120,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,023
State:

$21,006
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.10%
California:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,335
California:

$38,752
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,024
California:

$6,932
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.55%
State:

0.59%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$151,465
State:

$277,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$45,074
California:

$53,075
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.45%
California:

0.64%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,001
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,349
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 147
This Hospital:

7.35%
California:

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

$29,753
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,338
California:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.40%
State:

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

$43,058
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,004
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.75%
California:

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

$63,266
California:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,406
State:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.55%
State:

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

$25,100
California:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,263
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,821
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,490
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.95%
California:

1.60%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.590%
State:

0.625%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.295%
State:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.295%
California:

0.608%

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
This Hospital:

99.0%
California:

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

83.0%
State:

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

93.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

5
California:

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

93.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
California:

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

96.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

87.0%
State:

93.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

98.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

92.0%
California:

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

94.0%
California:

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

85.0%
California:

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

79.0%
California:

95.8%

Surgery

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

95.0%
State:

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

85.0%
State:

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

95.0%
California:

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:

93.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

84.0%
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%
California:

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

75.0%
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:

83.0%
California:

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

86.0%
California:

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

90.0%
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:

14.7%
State:

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

9.3%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.2%
State:

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

19.0%
California:

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

25.5%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.2%
State:

18.3%

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