Bakersfield Heart Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Bakersfield, California (CA).

Bakersfield Heart Hospital is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 3001 Sillect Avenue in Bakersfield, CA. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 1,463 Medicare patients were given 8,344 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $21,584,621 by Medicare for those services. 2,095 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,517,737 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination, be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination, and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

3001 Sillect Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Phone Number

(661) 316-6000

Geographic Coordinates

35.386107, -119.043104
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Bakersfield
6 (100.00%)
Kern County
8 (80.00%)
California
306 (89.74%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Bakersfield
5 (83.33%)
Kern County
9 (90.00%)
California
306 (89.74%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 80 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Bakersfield
77.00%
Kern County
80.83%
California
82.11%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 264 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Bakersfield
89.00%
Kern County
87.86%
California
90.36%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 262 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Bakersfield
85.40%
Kern County
80.29%
California
89.03%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 11 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Bakersfield
59.00%
Kern County
59.00%
California
51.69%
United States
53.85%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 135 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Bakersfield
82.00%
Kern County
80.00%
California
84.02%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 251 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
64.00%
Bakersfield
47.67%
Kern County
46.33%
California
56.86%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 27 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Bakersfield
45.75%
Kern County
39.00%
California
57.98%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 112 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Bakersfield
64.33%
Kern County
70.00%
California
75.39%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 43 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Bakersfield
69.00%
Kern County
53.90%
California
75.23%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 75 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Bakersfield
89.17%
Kern County
82.20%
California
88.62%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 69 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Bakersfield
91.50%
Kern County
84.00%
California
88.87%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 193 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Bakersfield
94.60%
Kern County
92.71%
California
95.23%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 141 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Bakersfield
85.60%
Kern County
82.57%
California
89.49%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 0 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 103 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Bakersfield
94.75%
Kern County
90.80%
California
86.88%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 277 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Bakersfield
78.50%
Kern County
68.44%
California
84.35%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 42 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Bakersfield
71.50%
Kern County
69.25%
California
81.70%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 112 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Bakersfield
67.00%
Kern County
55.40%
California
58.06%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 161 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Bakersfield
99.33%
Kern County
99.50%
California
99.45%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 89 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Bakersfield
88.50%
Kern County
87.80%
California
81.81%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 185 patients.

Note:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Bakersfield
74.20%
Kern County
69.57%
California
74.07%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 159 patients.

Note:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Bakersfield
56.00%
Kern County
57.43%
California
64.83%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
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30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

Charts

PPS Inpatients

The number of prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,463
Bakersfield Average
1,650
Kern County Average
1,413
California Average
1,724
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
8,344
Bakersfield Average
12,874
Kern County Average
11,046
California Average
13,232
United States Average
17,102

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
2,095
Bakersfield Average
3,674
Kern County Average
3,109
California Average
6,267
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
8,360
Bakersfield Average
12,942
Kern County Average
11,104
California Average
13,336
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,870
Bakersfield Average
2,045
Kern County Average
1,783
California Average
2,273
United States Average
2,995

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$21,584,621
Bakersfield Average
$21,251,172
Kern County Average
$18,070,578
California Average
$26,494,282
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$2,582
Bakersfield Average
$1,642
Kern County Average
$1,627
California Average
$1,987
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$11,543
Bakersfield Average
$10,393
Kern County Average
$10,137
California Average
$11,657
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$3,517,737
Bakersfield Average
$3,003,707
Kern County Average
$2,443,493
California Average
$5,156,835
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$14,754
Bakersfield Average
$12,878
Kern County Average
$12,785
California Average
$15,368
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$2,587
Bakersfield Average
$1,651
Kern County Average
$1,636
California Average
$2,002
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,679
Bakersfield Average
$818
Kern County Average
$786
California Average
$823
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Bakersfield at a Glance

Bakersfield has a total population of 247,057, of which 80,683 are children under the age of 18 and 21,681 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.1.

Total Population:
247,057
Median Age:
30.1
Males:
120,105 (48.6%)
Female:
126,952 (51.4%)
Children (0-17):
80,683 (32.7%)
Adults (18-64):
144,693 (58.6%)
Seniors (65+):
21,681 (8.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bakersfield
Married:
102,228 (41.4%)
Divorced:
19,306 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bakersfield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
80,170 (32.45%)
White:
152,849 (61.87%)
African American:
22,641 (9.16%)
Asian:
10,708 (4.33%)
Pacific Islander:
298 (0.12%)
Indian:
3,454 (1.40%)
Other:
46,151 (18.68%)
Two or More:
10,956 (4.43%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bakersfield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
1,502
Home Agencies:
8
Hospitals:
6
Nursing Homes:
11
Medical Suppliers:
112
Rehab Centers:
21

Wealth

The median family income is $45,556 while the median household income is $39,982. Roughly 17.72% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,556
Household Income:
$39,982
In Poverty:
17.72%

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