VAIL VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - VAIL, CO

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Addresss:
181 W MEADOW DRIVE
VAIL, CO, 81657
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 476-2451

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 12.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 3550.60
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 12.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.20
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.20
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 15.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 20.00
Nurse Practitioners: 5.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 58
Total Certified: 58

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Reconstructive Surgery Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,480
Colorado:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$30,633
Colorado:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

81.25%
Colorado:

11.40%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$98,352
Colorado:

$130,597
Average Total Payments
Here:

$54,261
State:

$28,151
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

18.75%
Colorado:

2.38%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.8%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

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

78.0%
Colorado:

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

64.0%
Colorado:

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

84.0%
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:

95.0%
Colorado:

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

92.0%
Colorado:

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

99.0%
State:

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:

97.0%
Colorado:

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:

99.0%
Colorado:

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

92.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Colorado:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

95.0%
Colorado:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Colorado:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.1%
Colorado:

17.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

9.300%
Colorado:

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

0.103%
State:

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

0.014%
State:

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

4.600%
Colorado:

4.979%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Colorado:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

67%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Colorado:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
Colorado:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

62%
Colorado:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

83%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Colorado:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Colorado:

86%
No
Here:

14%
Colorado:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

18%
State:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

76%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

16%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

80%
State:

76%

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