Los Alamitos Medical Center

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average


Los Alamitos Medical Center is a medical facility located in Los Alamitos, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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62%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Los Alamitos Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%74%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%73%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%60%66%

Los Alamitos Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%32%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

We've been fortunate to be treated by her twice, and second round was shorter and more was accomplished because of her and only her.

Jessica Davis Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Mulroy

Dr. Javahery is an extraordinarily gifted neurosurgeon who saved my sister’s and niece’s lives! The most noble and humble human being I have ever had the privilege and honor of meeting. All glory to God and Dr. Javahery for saving the lives of my loved ones and innumerable others!

Stella Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Javahery

Loved the office staff, they were very helpful, quick and answered all questions. Dr Millard was amazing and diagnosed my issue right away and started the process for my care immediately. Very, very pleased!

Mary Kelly Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Millard

George Baker Sep 18 2021

Review for Dr. Millard

I like Dr.Pole he is a good doctor! He very respectful, nice and Professional and knowledgeable about the information he gave me about my health! He he is Cool!

L.Tisby Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Pole

Location

Los Alamitos Medical Center

3751 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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