Palmdale Regional Medical Center

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

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

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
  • 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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% lower than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Palmdale Regional 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%73%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%59%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%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Palmdale Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent staff.. always professional, yet friendly. I appreciate them. Dr. Kumar is the best cardiologist. I have been a patient of his for several years and He takes care of all my cardiac issues. Dr. Kumar is very thorough, compassionate and professional. Thank you all for taking care of me.

Kathi Cranford Nov 25 2021

Review for Dr. Kumar

an extremely fortunate person in Lancaster, CA Nov 23 2021

Review for Dr. Kumar

Sometimes the wait time to see Dr. Kumar is long but when it’s my turn I get his complete attention. He is very thorough and is never in a hurry to see his next patient. Dr. Kumar is kind and caring and takes great care of my heart.

Nov 20 2021

Review for Dr. Kumar

Dr Kumar listens to me and address all my concerns. He explains everything that is going on with me.

Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. Kumar

excellent DR and staff

Bobby G Jennings Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. Kumar

Location

Palmdale Regional Medical Center

38600 Medical Center Dr, Palmdale, CA 93551

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