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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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Unexpected Death Rate After ER

Unexpected death sometimes occurs after a visit to the ER when the patient receives health coverage from Medicare. You may want to think about the results of a recent study.  “Early Death After Discharge From Emergency Departments,” looked at what happens when a Medicare patient (average age 69) goes to a hospital ER. When the hospital …

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Marian ER Is A Trauma Center

While the Lompoc ER provides “Basic Emergency Medical Services,” the Marian ER provides a Level 3 Trauma Center. If you’re concerned about the quality of care you do have a choice of driving to the Lompoc ER or to the Marian ER. Marian provides a larger staff with a higher level of training and experience. …

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