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PORTER HOSPITAL, INC - MIDDLEBURY, VT

 



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Address
115 PORTER DRIVE
MIDDLEBURY, VT, 05753
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (802) 388-4701

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Audiology Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Organ Transplant Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 19.69
Registered Professional Nurses : 64.13
Other Salaried Personnel : 189.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Dieticians : 1.25
Occupational Therapists : 0.40
Physical Therapists : 7.21
Registered Pharmacists : 2.75
Respiratory Therapists : 2.70
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Physicians : 24.21
Medical Social Workers : 0.60
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.30
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 2.80
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 10.20
Nurse Practitioners: 1.10

Number Of Beds

Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
Vermont:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

95.0%
State:

91.1%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
Vermont:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Vermont:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
Vermont:

95.9%

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:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

100.0%
Vermont:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

99.0%
Vermont:

97.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.9%
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:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

98.0%
Vermont:

97.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

96.0%
Vermont:

95.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.5%
Vermont:

13.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

15.1%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.1%
Vermont:

23.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.9%
State:

17.4%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

20%
Vermont:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Vermont:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Vermont:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

31%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

58%
Vermont:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Vermont:

5%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

16%
Usually
Here:

21%
Vermont:

20%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Vermont:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

77%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

38%
Vermont:

36%
Always
This Hospital:

48%
Vermont:

53%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

88%
Vermont:

87%
No
This Hospital:

12%
State:

13%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
Vermont:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

23%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
Vermont:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Vermont:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
Vermont:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

73%
Vermont:

73%

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