ASHLEY VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - VERNAL, UT

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Addresss:
150 WEST 100 NORTH
VERNAL, UT, 84078
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (435) 789-3342

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 12.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 33.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 112.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 0.10
Physicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 39
Total Certified: 39

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Utah:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Utah:

19%
Always
Here:

72%
Utah:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Utah:

2%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

28%
Utah:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Utah:

5%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

72%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
Utah:

17%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Utah:

64%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
Utah:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

73%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

32%
Always
Here:

54%
Utah:

60%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

83%
State:

89%
No
This Hospital:

17%
Utah:

11%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
Utah:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

61%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
Utah:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

34%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

62%
State:

76%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,429
State:

$19,934
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,699
State:

$7,747
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

15.31%
Utah:

1.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,718
Utah:

$12,036
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,429
Utah:

$4,835
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

17.35%
Utah:

0.41%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,096
Utah:

$14,115
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,747
State:

$5,111
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

15.31%
State:

2.39%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,185
Utah:

$36,502
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,341
Utah:

$13,992
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

21.43%
State:

15.53%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,559
Utah:

$11,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,179
State:

$4,746
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

12.24%
State:

2.45%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,468
State:

$16,111
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,615
Utah:

$6,555
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

18.37%
State:

3.77%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

6
Utah:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.0%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

94.0%
Utah:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

93.9%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Utah:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

83.0%
Utah:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Utah:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

95.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

93.0%
Utah:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

95.0%
Utah:

93.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

94.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Utah:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.5%
Utah:

12.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.9%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.4%
State:

22.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
State:

16.8%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

34.000%
Utah:

39.661%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

9.200%
State:

7.395%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.670%
Utah:

0.080%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.719%
State:

0.022%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.800%
State:

5.157%

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