Kern Medical Center

1700 Mount Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, United States   |   6613262000   |  
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(102 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6267
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"The fat lady in..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Od Gee

"The fat lady in..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fat lady in the front in the er is rude af, the doctors rarely check on the patients, it stinks in the waiting room, too many homeless people hanging out using the restrooms! Hella rude to hispanics... more

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Joseph Valenzuela

"You go with ligit..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

You go with ligit pain they will give you something strong enough to kill it , then tell you that they don't prescribe it for your pain then tell you that they'll prescribe ibuprofen then tell you that... more

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jillian cerda

"I dont even know..."

Reviewed 1 month ago

I dont even know were to start with this place I am just appalled and upset with how my family member was treated, and on the way this place runs. My mother in law was admitted to the ER. She was left... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Not Available
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Not Available
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 56%
(36% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 61%
(29% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 94%
(4% below the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 5%
(1% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Not Available
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Not Available
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
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Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 24.1%
(1.1% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
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Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.0%
(equal to the the national rate)
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