VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - COTTONWOOD, AZ

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Addresss:
269 SOUTH CANDY LANE
COTTONWOOD, AZ, 86326
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (928) 639-6000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 291.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 371.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 6.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 11.00
Registered Pharmacists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 15.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 8.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 14.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 28.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 110
Total Certified: 110
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 11

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
Arizona:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
Arizona:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

95.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
Arizona:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
Arizona:

93.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
Arizona:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
Arizona:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Arizona:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

88.0%
Arizona:

90.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Arizona:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

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

98.0%
Arizona:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arizona:

94.8%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Arizona:

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

99.0%
Arizona:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arizona:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

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

95.0%
Arizona:

93.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

98.0%
Arizona:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.0%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.6%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.2%
Arizona:

11.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.1%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

21.3%
Arizona:

24.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.4%
State:

18.7%

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,612
Arizona:

$22,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,596
State:

$5,738
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.40%
State:

1.80%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,103
State:

$20,968
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,512
Arizona:

$6,038
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.77%
Arizona:

2.18%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,316
State:

$27,994
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,564
State:

$6,675
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

3.53%
State:

1.89%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,349
Arizona:

$32,922
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,445
State:

$8,287
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.05%
Arizona:

2.00%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,215
Arizona:

$40,001
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,557
Arizona:

$7,765
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.40%
Arizona:

1.72%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,377
State:

$22,825
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,503
Arizona:

$5,016
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.07%
Arizona:

3.83%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,572
State:

$33,581
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,133
Arizona:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.67%
State:

0.58%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,109
State:

$19,913
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,386
State:

$4,806
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.40%
State:

0.41%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,361
Arizona:

$28,160
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,290
State:

$7,114
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

3.16%
Arizona:

2.00%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,456
State:

$19,510
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,408
Arizona:

$5,038
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.12%
Arizona:

0.35%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,380
Arizona:

$26,810
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,208
Arizona:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.02%
State:

0.85%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,778
State:

$28,573
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,387
Arizona:

$7,028
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.07%
Arizona:

2.51%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,169
State:

$39,046
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,759
State:

$10,046
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.12%
Arizona:

2.08%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$69,614
Arizona:

$56,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,930
State:

$12,935
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

4.28%
Arizona:

1.34%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,301
Arizona:

$44,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,724
State:

$10,892
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.40%
Arizona:

0.17%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$169,275
Arizona:

$143,998
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$45,066
Arizona:

$38,957
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.12%
Arizona:

0.65%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,701
Arizona:

$32,022
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,206
State:

$7,903
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.42%
Arizona:

1.52%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,007
Arizona:

$46,919
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,236
Arizona:

$13,032
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.12%
Arizona:

0.86%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,447
State:

$25,621
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,047
Arizona:

$5,721
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.40%
Arizona:

0.84%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,339
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,951
State:

$5,558
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.77%
State:

2.69%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,431
State:

$54,005
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,241
Arizona:

$12,122
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.12%
Arizona:

0.47%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,980
State:

$86,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,820
Arizona:

$21,707
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.05%
Arizona:

0.75%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,398
Arizona:

$52,356
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,110
Arizona:

$14,246
Number of discharges: 130
Here:

12.09%
State:

8.51%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$92,950
State:

$69,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,341
State:

$17,972
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

1.02%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$241,359
State:

$144,762
Average Total Payments
Here:

$52,794
State:

$37,510
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.40%
State:

0.65%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,258
State:

$25,681
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,328
State:

$5,722
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.67%
State:

0.88%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,928
State:

$30,364
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,105
State:

$8,016
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.02%
Arizona:

1.00%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,284
State:

$20,231
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,250
State:

$4,897
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

3.35%
State:

2.04%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$103,657
State:

$81,485
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,742
Arizona:

$22,569
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.21%
State:

0.44%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$92,169
State:

$74,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,254
State:

$14,326
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

3.26%
State:

1.93%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,193
Arizona:

$64,604
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,901
State:

$12,330
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.02%
State:

0.36%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,723
State:

$35,287
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,493
Arizona:

$8,846
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

2.33%
State:

1.26%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,737
Arizona:

$29,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,815
Arizona:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.79%
State:

0.72%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,966
State:

$23,412
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,053
Arizona:

$5,967
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.77%
State:

0.97%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,804
State:

$27,213
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,704
Arizona:

$7,020
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.07%
State:

2.27%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,893
State:

$41,992
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,532
State:

$11,452
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

1.28%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,643
State:

$24,274
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,755
Arizona:

$5,736
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.86%
Arizona:

0.70%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$75,726
Arizona:

$52,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,856
Arizona:

$13,612
Number of discharges: 81
This Hospital:

7.53%
State:

4.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,624
Arizona:

$31,079
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,791
State:

$8,237
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

3.91%
State:

1.51%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,712
Arizona:

$27,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,040
Arizona:

$7,239
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

4.37%
State:

2.95%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,966
Arizona:

$38,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,770
State:

$10,259
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.77%
Arizona:

1.79%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Arizona:

19%
Always
Here:

79%
Arizona:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Arizona:

6%
Usually
Here:

17%
Arizona:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
Arizona:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Arizona:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

73%
Arizona:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Arizona:

18%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

15%
Arizona:

20%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
Arizona:

32%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

56%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

90%
Arizona:

84%
No
Here:

10%
Arizona:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
Arizona:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

17%
Arizona:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

75%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

72%
Arizona:

70%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

40.500%
Arizona:

33.977%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

3.200%
State:

9.396%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.030%
State:

0.144%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.003%
Arizona:

0.085%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

6.200%
Arizona:

6.036%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

3.000%
Arizona:

3.500%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.807%
Arizona:

0.801%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.269%
Arizona:

0.463%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.538%
State:

0.514%

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