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Hospital Report Card

Hospital Report Card

 

 

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
Heart Failure - Ratings about heart failure care
Pneumonia - Ratings about pneumonia care

Volume and Mortality Rates for Certain Surgeries

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Esophageal Resection
  • Pancreatic Resection

Death and Readmission Rates (3-year cumulative) for

  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Pneumonia
 
PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIONS
 

See the Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) rates following certain surgeries in Vermont hospitals and compared to National data.

  • Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection
  • Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement

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.

Read about what Vermont hospitals are doing to prevent and control HAIs.

 
NURSE STAFFING INFORMATION
 
See information about Nursing Care Hours per patient day.
 
FINANCIAL AND PRICING INFORMATION
 
  • Budget summary
  • Financial information and benchmarks
  • Cost shift information
  • Capital expenditure information
  • Hospital count and charges for high volume inpatient admissions and outpatient procedures
  • Physician and hospital charges for common outpatient diagnostic procedures and visits

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.

 
HOSPITAL GOVERNANCE
 
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
 

See Current Report Cards for other Vermont Hospitals

See Prior Years' Report Cards for other Vermont Hospitals

Vermont Department of Health Hospital Report Card Website