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Improper Discharge Planning

A patient was discharged from Lompoc hospital but the staff failed to inform the patient or his family that he was experiencing kidney failure, a life-threatening condition. This report points to improper discharge planning. Post submitted on June 13, 2017 “Last summer my father was in the Lompoc Valley Medical Center for a few days. …

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Filing A Complaint

A frank, public discussion of hospital deficiencies may lead to improved Lompoc hospital performance. However, sometimes filing a complaint with the state licensing entity is the best way to ensure improvements at the hospital. Why? When state licensing finds a deficiency, they impose legally binding compliance. A citizen cannot legally bind the hospital to correct …

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