VA EASTERN COLORADO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - DENVER, CO

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Addresss:
1055 CLERMONT STREET
DENVER, CO, 80220
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 393-2800

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

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Number Of Beds
Total: 447
Total Certified: 447

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
Colorado:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

95.0%
Colorado:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

25.0%
Colorado:

93.3%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Colorado:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

92.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

94.0%
Colorado:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

86.0%
Colorado:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

89.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

83.0%
Colorado:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

88.0%
Colorado:

92.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

94.4%

Surgery

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

96.0%
Colorado:

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

95.0%
Colorado:

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:

97.0%
Colorado:

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

98.0%
Colorado:

98.0%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

97.0%
Colorado:

93.7%
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%
Colorado:

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

97.0%
State:

93.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.4%
Colorado:

14.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.0%
Colorado:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

9.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.1%
Colorado:

18.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.8%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.2%
Colorado:

17.7%

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