Torrance Memorial Medical Center

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

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 3330 Lomita Boulevard in Torrance, 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 3,543 Medicare patients were given 24,876 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $44,262,058 by Medicare for those services. 15,897 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $12,277,991 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given an influenza vaccination and assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

3330 Lomita Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90509

Phone Number

(310) 325-9110

Geographic Coordinates

33.812648, -118.343807
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Torrance
3 (100.00%)
Los Angeles County
69 (97.18%)
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
Torrance
3 (100.00%)
Los Angeles County
59 (83.10%)
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 58 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Torrance
78.67%
Los Angeles County
79.70%
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 287 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Torrance
96.67%
Los Angeles County
87.39%
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 283 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Torrance
96.33%
Los Angeles County
82.27%
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 17 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Torrance
47.00%
Los Angeles County
42.12%
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 279 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Torrance
84.67%
Los Angeles County
79.85%
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 467 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Torrance
77.33%
Los Angeles County
49.87%
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 86 patients.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Torrance
53.67%
Los Angeles County
45.50%
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 299 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Torrance
73.00%
Los Angeles County
70.96%
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 48 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Torrance
79.33%
Los Angeles County
69.54%
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 181 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Torrance
89.67%
Los Angeles County
87.58%
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 81 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Torrance
92.00%
Los Angeles County
87.95%
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 296 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Torrance
98.33%
Los Angeles County
93.36%
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 252 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Torrance
94.33%
Los Angeles County
85.64%
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Torrance
18.00%
Los Angeles County
31.65%
California
39.74%
United States
31.22%

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 55 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Torrance
92.00%
Los Angeles County
83.97%
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 600 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Torrance
95.67%
Los Angeles County
84.81%
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 63 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Torrance
92.67%
Los Angeles County
77.85%
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 282 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
37.00%
Torrance
61.33%
Los Angeles County
45.61%
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 394 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%
Torrance
100.00%
Los Angeles County
98.67%
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 201 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Torrance
84.67%
Los Angeles County
76.61%
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 225 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Torrance
89.67%
Los Angeles County
71.51%
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 225 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Torrance
60.00%
Los Angeles County
57.12%
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
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

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
3,543
Torrance Average
2,719
Los Angeles County Average
1,896
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
24,876
Torrance Average
19,827
Los Angeles County Average
16,434
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
15,897
Torrance Average
10,651
Los Angeles County Average
6,169
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
25,128
Torrance Average
19,973
Los Angeles County Average
16,609
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
4,815
Torrance Average
3,753
Los Angeles County Average
2,515
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
$44,262,058
Torrance Average
$39,256,590
Los Angeles County Average
$32,134,838
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
$1,761
Torrance Average
$1,965
Los Angeles County Average
$1,935
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
$9,193
Torrance Average
$10,460
Los Angeles County Average
$12,780
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
$12,277,991
Torrance Average
$7,134,651
Los Angeles County Average
$5,160,585
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
$12,493
Torrance Average
$14,438
Los Angeles County Average
$16,945
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
$1,779
Torrance Average
$1,980
Los Angeles County Average
$1,955
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
$772
Torrance Average
$670
Los Angeles County Average
$837
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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Torrance at a Glance

Torrance has a total population of 137,946, of which 31,740 are children under the age of 18 and 19,427 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.7.

Total Population:
137,946
Median Age:
38.7
Males:
67,087 (48.6%)
Female:
70,859 (51.4%)
Children (0-17):
31,740 (23.0%)
Adults (18-64):
86,779 (62.9%)
Seniors (65+):
19,427 (14.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Torrance
Married:
63,815 (46.3%)
Divorced:
11,157 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Torrance
Hispanic Ethnicity:
17,637 (12.79%)
White:
81,605 (59.16%)
African American:
3,022 (2.19%)
Asian:
39,462 (28.61%)
Pacific Islander:
481 (0.35%)
Indian:
560 (0.41%)
Other:
6,307 (4.57%)
Two or More:
6,509 (4.72%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Torrance

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
1,795
Home Agencies:
7
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
14
Medical Suppliers:
85
Rehab Centers:
6

Wealth

The median family income is $67,098 while the median household income is $56,489. Roughly 6.39% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$67,098
Household Income:
$56,489
In Poverty:
6.39%

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