Bellflower Medical Center

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

Bellflower Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 9542 E Artesia Boulevard in Bellflower, 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 811 Medicare patients were given 8,402 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $9,815,121 by Medicare for those services. 1,806 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $970,581 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given ACE inhibitor or ARB. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

Overall Rating

Not Yet Rated
Based Upon 0 User Reviews | Review Now! Rate this Hospital

Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

9542 E Artesia Boulevard
Bellflower, CA 90706

Phone Number

(562) 925-8355

Geographic Coordinates

33.874701, -118.167123
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Bellflower
2 (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
Bellflower
2 (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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Bellflower
56.50%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
Bellflower
68.00%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Bellflower
66.00%
Los Angeles County
82.27%
California
89.03%
United States
89.74%

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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
64.00%
Bellflower
75.50%
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 14 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Bellflower
58.50%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Inacurate information submitted and suppressed for one or more quarters.

  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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 174 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Bellflower
76.00%
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 6 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Bellflower
68.00%
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 32 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Bellflower
90.00%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at 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.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Bellflower
90.50%
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 8 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Bellflower
86.50%
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.

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Bellflower
23.00%
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 0 patients.

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

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 94 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Bellflower
88.00%
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 4 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Bellflower
86.00%
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 119 patients.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Bellflower
46.50%
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 205 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Bellflower
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 11 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Bellflower
72.50%
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 18 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Bellflower
80.00%
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 18 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
Bellflower
59.00%
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
811
Bellflower Average
483
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
8,402
Bellflower Average
4,553
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
1,806
Bellflower Average
1,044
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
8,546
Bellflower Average
4,626
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
1,212
Bellflower Average
685
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
$9,815,121
Bellflower Average
$5,517,823
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
$1,149
Bellflower Average
$1,193
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
$8,098
Bellflower Average
$8,061
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
$970,581
Bellflower Average
$531,258
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
$12,102
Bellflower Average
$11,436
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
$1,168
Bellflower Average
$1,212
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
$537
Bellflower Average
$509
Los Angeles County Average
$837
California Average
$823
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

 (Details have not been substantiated)
No ratings or reviews have been completed. Write the first review!

Discussions

 (Details have not been substantiated)
No discussions have been started. Start the first discussion!

Supplemental

References

Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

Indicates the latest change to the core data for this provider. It does not reflect changes from user input, such as reviews and discussions.

Disclosure

CiteHealth is not associated with Bellflower Medical Center. We do not endorse, sponsor, or take financial incentives from this provider.

Updates & Additional Information

We appreciate any verifiable updates or additional information you may have on this provider.

Nearby Hospitals

  1. Hospital
    Lakewood Regional Medical Center
    Located 1.46 miles away in Lakewood at 3700 E South Street.
  2. Hospital
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital
    Located 2.45 miles away in Bellflower at 9400 E Rosecrans Avenue.
  3. Hospital
    LAC Rancho Los Amigos National..
    Located 3.76 miles away in Downey at 7601 East Imperial Highway.
  4. Hospital
    St. Francis Medical Center
    Located 4.43 miles away in Lynwood at 3630 East Imperial Highway.
  5. Hospital
    Downey Regional Medical Center
    Located 4.65 miles away in Downey at 11500 Brookshire Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 88 hospitals within 35 miles of this provider.

Newest Reviews

Bellflower at a Glance

Bellflower has a total population of 72,878, of which 23,213 are children under the age of 18 and 6,145 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 29.7.

Total Population:
72,878
Median Age:
29.7
Males:
35,520 (48.7%)
Female:
37,358 (51.3%)
Children (0-17):
23,213 (31.9%)
Adults (18-64):
43,520 (59.7%)
Seniors (65+):
6,145 (8.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bellflower
Married:
27,445 (37.7%)
Divorced:
5,710 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bellflower
Hispanic Ethnicity:
31,503 (43.23%)
White:
33,593 (46.09%)
African American:
9,540 (13.09%)
Asian:
7,062 (9.69%)
Pacific Islander:
511 (0.70%)
Indian:
667 (0.92%)
Other:
17,766 (24.38%)
Two or More:
3,739 (5.13%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bellflower

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
475
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
19
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $42,822 while the median household income is $39,362. Roughly 15.62% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,822
Household Income:
$39,362
In Poverty:
15.62%

Nearby Doctors

Note: These physicians are not associated with this provider. However, an office is nearby.

Health Management Tools

Support for your Organization

If you represent a health care provider, government entity, library or university, we would like to support you. See our organization support page to see how we can help.