WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - CALDWELL, ID

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Addresss:
1717 ARLINGTON STREET
CALDWELL, ID, 83605
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (208) 459-4641

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 31.12
Registered Professional Nurses : 76.15
Other Salaried Personnel : 347.39
Dieticians : 1.50
Occupational Therapists : 2.02
Physical Therapists : 4.70
Registered Pharmacists : 5.10
Respiratory Therapists : 4.75
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 3.72
Medical Social Workers : 5.80
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 150
Total Certified: 150
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)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
Optometric 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,429
State:

$27,277
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,814
Idaho:

$10,919
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

0.66%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,020
State:

$11,233
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,553
State:

$3,601
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.68%
Idaho:

0.60%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,245
Idaho:

$14,827
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,121
Idaho:

$6,141
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.05%
State:

1.20%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,972
State:

$19,035
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,527
Idaho:

$7,656
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.35%
Idaho:

1.56%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,277
State:

$19,842
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,556
State:

$6,960
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.44%
Idaho:

0.36%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,792
Idaho:

$13,802
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,796
Idaho:

$4,741
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.20%
State:

2.57%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,872
State:

$16,645
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,250
State:

$6,496
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.44%
State:

1.86%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,025
Idaho:

$16,747
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,314
State:

$6,461
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.81%
Idaho:

2.33%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,182
State:

$22,146
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,844
State:

$9,391
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.29%
Idaho:

1.91%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,173
Idaho:

$32,502
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,016
State:

$11,618
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.13%
State:

1.46%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,772
Idaho:

$17,447
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,867
State:

$7,164
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

1.97%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,943
Idaho:

$11,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,842
Idaho:

$4,933
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.51%
Idaho:

2.00%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,003
Idaho:

$35,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,057
State:

$13,798
Number of discharges: 69
This Hospital:

10.52%
State:

12.93%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,438
State:

$11,279
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,748
State:

$4,424
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.44%
State:

1.82%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,251
Idaho:

$14,142
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,753
Idaho:

$5,707
Number of discharges: 146
Here:

22.26%
State:

3.12%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,836
Idaho:

$19,618
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,463
Idaho:

$8,824
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

1.98%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,715
State:

$14,835
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,358
Idaho:

$6,498
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

0.88%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,647
Idaho:

$16,551
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,578
Idaho:

$6,570
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

5.03%
State:

2.12%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,830
Idaho:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,635
Idaho:

$11,236
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.44%
Idaho:

1.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,499
State:

$30,837
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,654
Idaho:

$12,841
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

7.93%
Idaho:

5.88%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,774
Idaho:

$18,300
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,939
Idaho:

$7,216
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.74%
State:

2.50%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,224
Idaho:

$16,524
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,259
State:

$6,483
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

6.40%
State:

3.31%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,055
State:

$22,060
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,648
State:

$9,342
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.13%
State:

2.08%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,510
State:

$11,789
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,611
State:

$4,630
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.98%
Idaho:

0.91%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 37%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

21%
Idaho:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Idaho:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Idaho:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
Idaho:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

27%
Idaho:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Idaho:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Idaho:

5%
Usually
Here:

25%
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:

21%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

19%
Idaho:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Idaho:

17%
Always
Here:

69%
Idaho:

76%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

30%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

62%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
Idaho:

87%
No
Here:

15%
Idaho:

13%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
Idaho:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
Idaho:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Idaho:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

28%
State:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
Idaho:

74%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.200%
Idaho:

7.836%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.035%
State:

0.087%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.027%
Idaho:

0.025%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

1.900%
State:

3.940%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.000%
Idaho:

1.195%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Idaho:

99.2%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

11
State:

10
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

52
State:

45
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

94.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
State:

98.1%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Idaho:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Idaho:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

91.0%
Idaho:

92.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Idaho:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Idaho:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Idaho:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

95.0%
Idaho:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Idaho:

91.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Idaho:

94.4%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
Idaho:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Idaho:

98.0%
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%
Idaho:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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%
Idaho:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

99.0%
Idaho:

92.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
State:

94.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

94.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Idaho:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.5%
Idaho:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.9%
State:

13.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.4%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.5%
State:

22.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.9%
State:

16.5%

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