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For 2019 Lompoc hospital has been rated in the lowest 8% of hospitals nationwide by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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LVMC Received An “F” Grade As One Of The Nine Worst Rated Hospitals In America For Patient Safety, According To The Leapfrog Group

May 15, 2019  The Leapfrog Group reports that Lompoc hospital is now one of the nine lowest-rated hospitals in America for patient safety. That translates to the worst 9 hospitals out of over 2,600 hospitals! LVMC has descended from a “D” grade in the Fall of 2018 to an “F” grade in the Spring of …

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CMS Downgrades LVMC Rating To 1 Star, The Lowest Possible CMS National Hospital Rating

LVMC Rated In Lowest 8% of Hospitals Nationwide Perhaps new members of the Board of Directors will require LVMC’s COO to provide a full, written explanation. Why did the CMS Lompoc hospital rating of 2 Stars drop to 1 Star? The past Board defended previous below average CMS ratings. Here’s hoping the new Board members …

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CEO’s Hospital Fined $150,000

Becker Hospital Review Newsletter Reports On Hospital Fines On August 24, 2018, the Becker Hospital Review reported that for the years 2012-2017 the California Department of Public Health issued over $1 million in fines to 13 California hospitals for serious incidents. Parkview Hospital Receives Second Highest Fines In State Among the 13 hospitals cited, Lompoc’s new …

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SB Indy Criticizes Champion Center

The Santa Barbara Independent published a brief summary on June 28, 2018, of the Grand Jury report on the  Champion Center. The columnist, Nick Welsh, described what happened as a “horror story of eyes-wide-shut financial planning….” “The Grand Jury concluded the hospital district failed to pursue basic due diligence before entering into the deal. It …

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