KVHD Quality Dashboard

Kern Valley Healthcare District is committed to quality healthcare. We continually strive to improve core patient outcomes and process measures and believe it is important to share what is currently underway within the organization.

  • _ Kern Valley Healthcare District
  • _ California Average
  • _ National Average
Lower is better
  • _ 5 minutes
  • _ 9 minutes
  • _ 7 minutes
  • Measured On: 10/01/2016-09/30/2017

Average (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG. A lower number of minutes is better

5
9
7
Lower is better
  • _ 182 minutes
  • _ 125 minutes
  • _ 111 minutes
  • Measured On: 10/01/2016-09/30/2017

Emergency Department (ED) Length of Stay: Average (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit. A lower number of minutes is better

182
125
111
Lower is better
  • _ 158 minutes
  • _ 101 minutes
  • _ 55 minutes
  • Measured On: 10/01/2016-09/30/2017

Emergency Department (ED) to IP Admission: Average (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, after the doctor decided to admit them as an inpatient before leaving the emergency department for their inpatient room. A lower number of minutes is better.

158
101
55
Higher is better
  • _ 77
  • _ 94
  • _ 93
  • Measured On: 10/01/2016-09/30/2017

Percentage of in-patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. A higher percentage is better.

77
94
93
Lower is better (0-50)
  • _ 15.3
  • _ Not Available
  • _ 15.3
  • Measured On: 10/01/2016-09/30/2017

Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide).

15.3
N/A
15.3