VENTURA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - VENTURA, CA

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Addresss:
3291 LOMA VISTA RD
VENTURA, CA, 93003
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (805) 652-6075

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 47.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 230.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 899.75
Dieticians : 3.30
Occupational Therapists : 0.25
Physical Therapists : 2.75
Registered Pharmacists : 9.00
Respiratory Therapists : 12.00
Medical Social Workers : 75.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Residents (Physicians) : 38.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 272
Total Certified: 272
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 43

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical 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
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

4.500%
State:

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

0.125%
California:

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

0.049%
California:

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

4.500%
State:

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

1.200%
State:

1.898%

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

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

$23,478
California:

$39,980
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,897
California:

$7,146
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.89%
State:

1.30%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,890
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,144
State:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

4.75%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,432
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,852
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

5.37%
State:

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

$42,309
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,566
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.48%
State:

1.75%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,337
State:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,609
California:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.69%
California:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,478
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,687
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

4.75%
State:

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

$23,536
California:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,915
California:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.27%
State:

0.72%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,941
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,943
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.10%
State:

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

$53,000
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,111
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

3.93%
California:

3.03%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,173
California:

$68,603
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,992
State:

$12,359
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.48%
California:

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

$34,045
California:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,588
State:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.10%
State:

1.65%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,071
State:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,420
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

4.55%
California:

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

$62,909
California:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,050
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

8.06%
State:

6.26%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,518
California:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,790
California:

$6,908
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.69%
California:

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

$27,232
California:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,030
California:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.31%
State:

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

$31,366
State:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,320
State:

$5,975
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

8.26%
State:

2.21%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,583
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,400
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.27%
State:

1.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,286
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,382
California:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.69%
State:

1.90%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,740
State:

$70,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,501
California:

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

2.48%
State:

1.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,631
State:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,813
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

10.12%
California:

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

$48,809
State:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,248
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

5.79%
California:

2.35%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,559
California:

$35,628
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,461
State:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.27%
State:

0.53%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,249
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,483
California:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.75%
State:

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

$65,702
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,464
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.48%
State:

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

$40,835
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,816
California:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.48%
State:

0.97%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
California:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
California:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

19%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
California:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
California:

18%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
California:

33%
Always
Here:

45%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

78%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

22%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

69%
California:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.750%
State:

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

0.375%
California:

0.530%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.501%
California:

0.608%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.375%
California:

0.321%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.375%
State:

0.246%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
California:

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
California:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
California:

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

96.0%
California:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

89.0%
California:

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

94.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
California:

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

94.0%
California:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

92.0%
California:

95.8%

Surgery

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

96.0%
California:

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

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

96.0%
State:

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

99.0%
California:

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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.2%
California:

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

22.9%
California:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.3%
California:

18.3%

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