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Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont - Profile, Major Services, Health Measures, and Patient Experience

The following tables show the profile, major inpatient hospital services, 30-day mortality measures, and patient hospital experience survey at Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont.

Basic Information

Address: 111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401         Phone: 802-847-0000
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC278
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC137
Heart failure and shock with CC136
Heart failure and shock with MCC90
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC68
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC68
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC67
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC62
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC57
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC57
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC50
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC48
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC42
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC41
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC39
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC37
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC37
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC33
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity without MCC31
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC28
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy without CC/MCC28
Chest Pain27
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with MCC27
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair27
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC26
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC24
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC22
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC20
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC18
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC18
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC17
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC17
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC/MCC17
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC17
Extracranial procedures with CC16
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath without CC/MCC15
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures15
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC14
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC14
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC12
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion with CC/MCC or disc device/neurostim12
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC12
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath with MCC11
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock without MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with CC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical with MCC<11 (*)
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures with CC/MCC<11 (*)
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with CC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy with CC/MCC<11 (*)

Note: (*) indicates data cannot be disclosed to protect personal health information due to the small number of Medicare patients.
CC: Complicating or Comorbid condition; MCC: Major Complicating or Comorbid Condition.

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont was calculated by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) using Medicare claims and eligibility information as well as VA administrative information.

Measure Name Result
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 15.1
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 12.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 17.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 654
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 15.1
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Worse than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 12.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 17.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 628
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 11.8
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 9.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 14.4
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 537
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia

Patient Hospital Experience Survey

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Survey is a 32-item survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perceptions of their hospital experience. This survey at Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients between 48 hours and six weeks after discharge.

Survey Question Result
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 78%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 78%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 9%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 26%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 65%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 7%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 24%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 69%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 20%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 62%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 22%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 70%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 20%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 37%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 43%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 88%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 12%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 8%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 27%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 65%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 3%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 22%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 75%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 38%
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