WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - WATSONVILLE, CA

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Addresss:
75 NIELSON STREET
WATSONVILLE, CA, 95076
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (831) 724-4741

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.70
Registered Professional Nurses : 152.90
Other Salaried Personnel : 302.34
Dieticians : 2.10
Occupational Therapists : 0.50
Physical Therapists : 5.40
Registered Pharmacists : 6.40
Respiratory Therapists : 8.80
Medical Social Workers : 0.80

Number Of Beds
Total: 106
Total Certified: 106

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Burn Care Unit Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

32.800%
California:

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

3.000%
California:

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

0.130%
California:

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

0.036%
State:

0.043%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

0.300%
California:

1.898%

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

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

$74,792
California:

$55,746
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,345
State:

$9,903
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.98%
State:

0.48%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,600
California:

$47,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,413
California:

$7,271
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.40%
California:

0.41%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,678
State:

$28,713
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,143
California:

$4,819
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.10%
California:

1.18%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,344
State:

$36,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,167
California:

$7,245
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.10%
State:

2.08%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,344
State:

$29,034
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,108
California:

$4,742
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.97%
California:

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

$66,650
State:

$46,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,527
State:

$8,290
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.10%
California:

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

$118,407
California:

$58,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,804
State:

$10,305
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.87%
State:

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

$49,672
California:

$35,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,074
State:

$6,206
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.80%
California:

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

$108,694
California:

$62,234
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,592
California:

$9,681
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.40%
California:

1.28%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,804
California:

$38,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,748
State:

$7,470
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.52%
State:

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

$55,779
State:

$36,899
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,799
California:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.73%
California:

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

$82,217
California:

$46,039
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,244
State:

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

3.50%
State:

1.95%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,940
California:

$31,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,782
California:

$5,899
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

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

$72,740
State:

$44,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,173
State:

$8,042
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

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

$62,694
California:

$47,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,016
California:

$8,831
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

4.08%
State:

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

$114,362
State:

$70,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,689
California:

$13,159
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.85%
California:

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

$47,825
State:

$32,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,453
State:

$5,851
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.33%
California:

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

$153,310
California:

$88,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,024
State:

$15,201
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

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

$93,652
State:

$55,669
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,758
California:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.98%
State:

1.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,661
California:

$42,438
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,340
State:

$6,978
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.75%
State:

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

$117,786
California:

$52,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,162
State:

$10,172
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

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

$51,350
California:

$36,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,405
State:

$6,728
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

6.07%
State:

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

$101,145
California:

$55,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,743
California:

$9,493
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.28%
State:

0.23%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$117,325
State:

$88,239
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,984
California:

$17,187
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

7.12%
State:

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

$56,344
State:

$42,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,960
State:

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

1.52%
State:

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

$84,240
State:

$49,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,256
State:

$10,092
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.52%
California:

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

$50,675
California:

$32,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,750
California:

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

4.67%
State:

2.21%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$85,127
State:

$54,654
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,618
State:

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

1.28%
California:

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

$41,919
State:

$35,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,604
California:

$7,039
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.33%
California:

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

$101,576
California:

$48,439
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,255
State:

$8,967
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.40%
State:

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

$125,149
State:

$72,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,726
State:

$14,548
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.87%
California:

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

$126,579
State:

$101,885
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,693
State:

$17,925
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.40%
California:

1.30%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$180,118
California:

$90,173
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,627
California:

$16,748
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.73%
State:

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

$97,957
California:

$50,385
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,926
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.92%
California:

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

$87,227
California:

$48,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,968
State:

$8,695
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

6.30%
California:

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

$122,375
State:

$70,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,077
California:

$12,496
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.68%
State:

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

$58,145
State:

$34,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,585
State:

$5,838
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.38%
State:

0.97%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,375
State:

$37,038
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,664
State:

$6,233
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.40%
California:

1.60%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

4
California:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

37
California:

78
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

94.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

97.5%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.5%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
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
Here:

100.0%
California:

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:

91.0%
California:

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

99.0%
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:

99.0%
California:

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

95.0%
California:

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:

99.0%
California:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
California:

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

92.0%
California:

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

100.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

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:

17.1%
State:

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

13.4%
State:

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

11.1%
State:

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

20.2%
State:

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

22.4%
State:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.3%
California:

18.3%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

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

0.317%
State:

0.530%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
California:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
California:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

72%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
California:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
California:

59%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
California:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

23%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
California:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

18%
Usually
Here:

31%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
California:

81%
No
Here:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
California:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
California:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

70%
California:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
California:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

27%
California:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

68%
State:

69%

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