Antelope Valley Hospital

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Antelope Valley Hospital
Antelope Valley Healthcare District
Location Lancaster, California, United States
Care system Public
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university None
Emergency department Comprehensive - Level II Trauma Center
Beds 420
Founded 1955
Lists Hospitals in California

Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) is a public hospital located in Lancaster, California specializing in acute care. It has 420 beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission.[1] In March 2010 AVH was declared one of the 14 trauma centers in Los Angeles County.

Hospital rating data[edit]

The HealthGrades website contains the latest quality data for Antelope Valley Hospital, as of 2015. For this rating section three different types of data from HealthGrades are presented: quality ratings for 27 inpatient conditions and procedures, 13 patient safety indicators, percentage of patients giving the hospital a 9 or 10 (the two highest possible ratings).

For inpatient conditions and procedures, there are three possible ratings: worse than expected, as expected, better than expected. For Antelope Valley Hospital the data for this category is:

  • Worse than expected - 13
  • As expected - 14
  • Better than expected - 0

For patient safety indicators, there are the same three possible ratings. For this hospital four indicators were rated as:

  • Worse than expected - 4
  • As expected - 9
  • Better than expected - 0

Data for patients giving this hospital a 9 or 10 are:

  • Patients rating this hospital as a 9 or 10 - 57%
  • Patients rating hospitals as a 9 or 10 nationally - 69%[2]


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