Lake Isabella Hospitals

in Lake Isabella, CA

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in Lake Isabella

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Hospitals in Lake Isabella
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Michael R.
"As long as we live where we now live, this will be the hospital we will have to use. The ER unit is good and modern. The care on the floor is inconsistant because a patient has no" choice about which caregiver they will get. The primary Doctor was good but very unavailable, the Nurse care was the most inconsistant, the nursing aides were generally unavailable and did not do their jobs well by any standard. In this day and age, if you have a loved one in the hospital, a family member needs to be with them all the time to ensure they are fed, bed linens changed, body position moved regularly to prevent bed sores, medications given in a timely manner. I feel bad for anyone who would not have a family member present as they will not receive quality care. Unfortunately, the quality care we expect for our loved ones is not a certainty and it falls upon the family member to be the health care advocate.
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Logan M.
"They could not do much except sort of laugh at me, insert a wick, and prescribe ear drops. Was hoping they could drain the fluids to prevent the eardrum from bursting since it was unbearable." Despite the basic services, I was charged an outrageous fee from the hospital. Almost 3 times what this services is usually charged to people without insurance. My insurance did not cover all of it, and I wound up paying quite a bit for something that didn't even help my problem. Furthermore, the doctor himself charged additional fees for his services (basically looking in my ear and saying he could do nothing but put in a wick) and charged outrageous amount of money for this, too. I'm guessing this is because I didn't have a high deductible insurance plan but I still wound up paying for most of it. Have never seen anything like it. Will never go there again.
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Christine B.
"I think I was most impressed with the people who handled scheduling the appointment. I had to be transferred to another department so instead of the person just transferring me &" hanging up; she placed me on hold, talked to the person doing the scheduling for the new department about my situation, so all I had to do was pick the time that was best for my appointment when I talked to the new person. I found it great I didn't have to explain my situation to 2 different people. Very smooth process. Dr Madhuri
was very knowledgeable. We had a good visit & she was able to answer all my questions to my satisfaction. I will go back to see her.
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"As long as we live where we now live, this will be the hospital we will have to use. The ER unit is good and modern. The care on the floor is inconsistant because" a patient has no choice about which caregiver they will get. The primary Doctor was good but very unavailable, the Nurse care was the most inconsistant, the nursing aides were generally unavailable and did not do their jobs well by any standard. In this day and age, if you have a loved one in the hospital, a family member needs to be with them all the time to ensure they are fed, bed linens changed, body position moved regularly to prevent bed sores, medications given in a timely manner. I feel bad for anyone who would not have a family member present as they will not receive quality care. Unfortunately, the quality care we expect for our loved ones is not a certainty and it falls upon the family member to be the health care advocate.

-Michael R.

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"They could not do much except sort of laugh at me, insert a wick, and prescribe ear drops. Was hoping they could drain the fluids to prevent the eardrum from bursting" since it was unbearable. Despite the basic services, I was charged an outrageous fee from the hospital. Almost 3 times what this services is usually charged to people without insurance. My insurance did not cover all of it, and I wound up paying quite a bit for something that didn't even help my problem. Furthermore, the doctor himself charged additional fees for his services (basically looking in my ear and saying he could do nothing but put in a wick) and charged outrageous amount of money for this, too. I'm guessing this is because I didn't have a high deductible insurance plan but I still wound up paying for most of it. Have never seen anything like it. Will never go there again.

-Logan M.

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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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I'm not sure Angie et. al. want you to have a complete answer to this question. By re-subscribing at the Indiana State Fair in 2012, I think I paid $20.00 per year for a multi- year subscription. Maybe even less. At the other extreme--and I hope my memory isn't faulty about this--I think the price, for my area, for ONE year was an outrageous $70.00. And they debited me automatically without warning. I had to opt out of that automatic charge. I like Angie's List, but if some of the companies they monitor behaved the way they do in this respect, they'd be on some sort of Pages of Unhappiness. I'll be interested to see if this comment gets published or censored out of existence.
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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

Hospital Care reviews in Lake Isabella

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Extremely busy practice. Took me outside of regular scheduling to help me sooner.
I arrived on time. I was seen 5mn late (so, on time).
.Things happened as they always should with an extra pinch of friendliness.
- OLIVIER B.
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had the best of service. clean rooms, highly skilled nurses and staff. They took excellent care of patient, food was not too bad either. Again from this and other times in this hospital the service was excellent and very knowledgable staff.
- Ronald U.
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My husband had a hip replacement about 12 weeks ago. The experience we had at
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was absolutely amazing. We couldn't believe how well both of us were treated. I stayed with my husband the entire time. I would highly recommend!
- suzy M.
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we've been going since 2013. I like the high quality of physicians and residents. I also like that it's a teaching hospital associated with
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. They have friendly staff, waiting area, and interactive games that promote child wellness. It's also very easy to schedule appointments.
- Sarah H.
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Use many different physicians as I am in charge of my parents health as well as for myself.
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is easy to navigate, efficient in testing and the doctors and staff are extremely kind, helpful and knowledgeable.
- Lisa M.
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Terrible nursing staff both times I was in there. Overworked and short staffed. I had to have nurses changed Dr. walked in and they were watching me try to pull myself up in bed instead of helping (I had just came from under anesthesia ) Dr. addressed the issue with nurses and they were change not once but twice he walked in on them not doing their job. Constantly put call button out of reach and had to be reminded or have someone else do it while visiting.
- Sherrie H.
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The emergency room caregivers have been very good also. The professional staff including all grades of nurses and physicians, including PAs, were generally caring and considerate.||What this hospital needs, I think, is a training program for their clerks, receptionists, and technicians in how to deal correctly with patients. Many of the former employees tend to be lackadaisical, perfunctory, and unduly "familiar," in the way they
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or address patients. They seem to have the attitude that they are the indispensable gateways to care, and they'll do pretty much as they please. In short, some are discourteous, and there seems not to be a set of minimal professional standards to which all must adhere.
- J B W.

All Hospitals in Lake Isabella, CA

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Antelope Valley Hospital

1600 W Ave J
Lancaster

Bruce Deas MD

1990 N California Blvd
Walnut Creek

Dieker, Dr. Stephen R.

2700 Dolbeer St
Eureka

Fairfield Medical Offices

1550 Gateway Blvd
Fairfield

Forest Road Prompt Care

193 South Fairview Ln
Sonora

John C. Fremont Healthcare District

5189 Hospital Rd
Mariposa

Kaiser Permanente

43112 N 15th St W
Lancaster

Kern Valley Healthcare District

6412 Laurel Ave
Lake Isabella

Mad River Community Hospital

3800 Janes Rd
Arcata

Marian Regional Medical Center

1400 E Church St
Santa Maria

Marian Regional Medical Center

1400 E Church St
Santa Maria

Mark Twain Medical Center

768 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas

Mercy Medical Center - Mt Shasta

914 Pine St
Mount Shasta

Palmdale Regional Hospital

38600 Medical Center Dr
Palmdale

Reeves, Dr. Cody

155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley

Sierra Nevade Memorial Hospital

155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley

Sierra Vista Hospital Inc

1010 Murray St
San Luis Obispo

St Helena Hospital - Napa Valley

10 Woodland Rd
Saint Helena

Stanford Medicine

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford

Sutter Coast Hospital

800 E Washington Blvd
Crescent City
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