Vernon Memorial Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Viroqua, Wisconsin (WI).

Vernon Memorial Hospital is a government run critical access hospital based at 507 Main Street in Viroqua, WI. The facility is not accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, 385 Medicare patients were given 1,672 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. A total of 36 Medicare patients were given 117 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $123,205 by Medicare. 2,454 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,873,979 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function.

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Facility Type

Critical Access

Ownership Type

Government - Federal

Address

507 Main Street
Viroqua, WI 54665

Phone Number

(608) 637-2101

Geographic Coordinates

43.559974, -90.889356
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Vernon County
0 (0.00%)
Wisconsin
87 (76.32%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Vernon County
2 (100.00%)
Wisconsin
110 (96.49%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 2 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
85.25%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 6 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
94.16%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 9 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Vernon County
89.00%
Wisconsin
91.97%
United States
89.74%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 3 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Vernon County
50.00%
Wisconsin
85.77%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 14 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Vernon County
52.00%
Wisconsin
73.25%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 15 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
75.00%
Wisconsin
79.28%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 93 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Vernon County
95.00%
Wisconsin
87.49%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 14 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
95.50%
Wisconsin
81.75%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 29 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Vernon County
98.50%
Wisconsin
94.28%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 56 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
93.54%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 9 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
94.40%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 10 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Vernon County
90.00%
Wisconsin
91.57%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 1 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
13.25%
United States
31.22%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 1 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
90.82%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Vernon County
63.50%
Wisconsin
87.64%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 1 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Vernon County
0.00%
Wisconsin
80.17%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 90 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Vernon County
81.50%
Wisconsin
78.42%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 108 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Vernon County
100.00%
Wisconsin
99.77%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 58 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Vernon County
88.00%
Wisconsin
87.37%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 216 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Vernon County
91.00%
Wisconsin
84.07%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 211 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Vernon County
96.50%
Wisconsin
80.41%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
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30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

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Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
385
Vernon County Average
271
Wisconsin Average
282
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,672
Vernon County Average
1,228
Wisconsin Average
1,906
United States Average
3,791

Swing Bed Patients

The number of swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
36
Vernon County Average
40
Wisconsin Average
70
United States Average
75

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
2,454
Vernon County Average
1,619
Wisconsin Average
5,737
United States Average
7,242

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,690
Vernon County Average
1,240
Wisconsin Average
1,918
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
436
Vernon County Average
322
Wisconsin Average
341
United States Average
450

Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
117
Vernon County Average
363
Wisconsin Average
678
United States Average
775

Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
38
Vernon County Average
43
Wisconsin Average
78
United States Average
88

Financials

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Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$2,760,681
Vernon County Average
$1,998,411
Wisconsin Average
$2,444,124
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,634
Vernon County Average
$1,612
Wisconsin Average
$1,274
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Swing Bed Payments

The total swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$123,205
Vernon County Average
$320,640
Wisconsin Average
$675,620
United States Average
$516,856

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$1,053
Vernon County Average
$885
Wisconsin Average
$996
United States Average
$667

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,873,979
Vernon County Average
$1,545,090
Wisconsin Average
$5,180,448
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$7,171
Vernon County Average
$7,374
Wisconsin Average
$8,660
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,651
Vernon County Average
$1,628
Wisconsin Average
$1,283
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$6,332
Vernon County Average
$6,216
Wisconsin Average
$7,164
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$3,422
Vernon County Average
$8,016
Wisconsin Average
$9,657
United States Average
$6,860

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$3,242
Vernon County Average
$7,457
Wisconsin Average
$8,615
United States Average
$5,870

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$764
Vernon County Average
$954
Wisconsin Average
$903
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Vernon Memorial Hospital Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
UPMC
Details:

injury by horse falling on me brought to the er ,great and thouropugh care

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A Review by Anonymous

Vernon Memorial Hospital Review
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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

very poor care nurses very rude and rough one lpn nurse very rude and bad attitude . After I checked out and got home looked up nurses on sate licence register this lpn was not even liscened lpn. Most of the nurses acted like they were at a party not working to care for patients.Have nurses work without liscence is very bad consulting my attorney

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Viroqua at a Glance

Viroqua has a total population of 4,335, of which 928 are children under the age of 18 and 1,137 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 43.6.

Total Population:
4,335
Median Age:
43.6
Males:
1,962 (45.3%)
Female:
2,373 (54.7%)
Children (0-17):
928 (21.4%)
Adults (18-64):
2,270 (52.4%)
Seniors (65+):
1,137 (26.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Viroqua
Married:
1,790 (41.3%)
Divorced:
359 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Viroqua
Hispanic Ethnicity:
30 (0.69%)
White:
4,280 (98.73%)
African American:
3 (0.07%)
Asian:
20 (0.46%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
7 (0.16%)
Other:
8 (0.18%)
Two or More:
17 (0.39%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Viroqua

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.30, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.30 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
88
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
5
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $35,475 while the median household income is $28,804. Roughly 12.25% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,475
Household Income:
$28,804
In Poverty:
12.25%

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