This report provides comparative data about Vermont hospital quality, patient satisfaction, pricing and financial information. In addition, it provides information about Northwestern Medical Center's quality improvement initiatives, strategic initiatives, governance and process for filing a complaint. To view this information, click on any of the topics below.
|HOSPITAL QUALITY - RATINGS FOR THE PUBLIC|
Explore Hospital Quality Ratings and Data for Vermont hospitals and health topics.
Patient Experiences- a national survey of hospital patients that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay.
Surgical Patient Safety- Ratings about how safe the hospital is for patients having surgery.
Heart Attack - Ratings about heart attack care
Volume and Mortality Rates for Certain Surgeries
Death and Readmission Rates (3-year cumulative) for
|PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIONS|
See the Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) rates following certain surgeries in Vermont hospitals and compared to National data.
Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO) are microorganisms, most often bacteria, that are resistant to many antibiotics. Examples include methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE).
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections are a common HAI that is associated with devices used in medical procedures.
|NURSE STAFFING INFORMATION|
|See information about Nursing Care Hours per patient day.|
|FINANCIAL AND PRICING INFORMATION|
See NMC's Financial Information
See NMC’s Discount and Free Care Policy.
All Vermont Community Hospitals
Find Financial and Pricing Information for all Vermont community hospitals.
Find Discount and Free Care Policies for all Vermont community hospitals.
|QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVES|
|Read about the quality improvement projects we have undertaken to make patient care safer and more effective.|
|STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS|
Read about strategic initiatives to meet health care needs in our community and opportunities for public participation in strategic planning.
|Read about hospital governance, our Incorporators and our Leadership Team, including our public meeting schedule and contact information.|
|FILING A COMPLAINT|
Read about the Hospital Complaint Process.
|ADDITIONAL QUALITY INFORMATION|