ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL - ASPEN, CO

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Addresss:
0401 CASTLE CREEK ROAD
ASPEN, CO, 81611
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 544-1261

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 76.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 172.75
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.60
Physical Therapists : 8.50
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.15
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

82.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

83.0%
Colorado:

94.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Colorado:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

94.0%
State:

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

97.0%
Colorado:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.2%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.5%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
Colorado:

17.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

13.200%
Colorado:

8.917%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.157%
State:

0.136%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.052%
State:

0.028%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

6.000%
State:

4.979%

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
Here:

4%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

80%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Colorado:

23%
Always
Here:

73%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

22%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

61%
Colorado:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

78%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Colorado:

30%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

86%
No
Here:

16%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

18%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

77%
State:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

2%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

16%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

82%
Colorado:

76%

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