Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center is a medical facility located in Long Beach, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2021)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

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 worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Long Beach Memorial 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. C is always so kind and caring and knowledgeable and thorough. He's one of a kind and I !m so grateful that he's by my side to guide me and support me. He opened my eyes to life-changing options I never knew existed.

Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Cuenca

She is very nice, I like the way she explains, in a simple word, I and my husband feel at ease with her.

Patty Rafael Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Rokhshadfar

Spent plenty of time answering all of my questions and addressing all of my concerns. Wonderful with kids. Friendly, and my kids love her

Aimee L Petty Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Posner

Dr. Wyckoff has a great bedside manner, very thorough and great sense of humor. What more could a patient ask for? I would definitely recommend her for OBGYN services.

Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Wyckoff

Dr. Spielvogel was my OBGYN for prenatal care and he listened to my concerns and took the time to thoroughly go over all of my questions. He also delivered my son and we couldn’t have had a better experience.

Ashley Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Spielvogel

Location

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806

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