This report provides comparative data about Vermont hospital quality, patient satisfaction, pricing and financial information. In addition, it provides information about Gifford 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
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:
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Esophageal resection
- Pancreatic resection
Death and Readmission Rates (3-year cumulative) for:
- Heart attack
- Heart failure
Prevention and control of infection
See the Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Rates following certain surgeries in Vermont hospitals compared to national data.
- Central line associated bloodstream infection
- Abdominal hysterectomy
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) 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.
Nursing 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
Gifford Medical Center
See Gifford Medical Center’s Financial and Pricing Information.
See Gifford Medical Center Discount and Free Care Policy
All Vermont Community Hospitals
Quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
Read about 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, including our public meeting schedule and contact information.
Filing a complaint
Read information about the Hospital Complaint Process.