University of Virginia Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Charlottesville, Virginia (VA).

University of Virginia Medical Center is a government run acute care hospital based at Jefferson Park Avenue in Charlottesville, VA. The facility is 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, a total of 7543 Medicare patients were given 58850 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $172542459 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 321 Medicare patients were given 4320 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - State

Address

Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Phone Number

(800) 251-3627

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Charlottesville
2 (100.00%)
Charlottesville City
2 (100.00%)
Virginia
78 (95.12%)
United States
3333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Charlottesville
2 (100.00%)
Charlottesville City
2 (100.00%)
Virginia
78 (95.12%)
United States
3947 (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 71 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Charlottesville
86.00%
Charlottesville City
86.00%
Virginia
83.30%
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 301 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Charlottesville
96.50%
Charlottesville City
96.50%
Virginia
91.12%
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 287 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Charlottesville
97.50%
Charlottesville City
97.50%
Virginia
92.43%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 minutes of arrival. 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.

  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Charlottesville
73.50%
Charlottesville City
73.50%
Virginia
57.86%
United States
53.85%

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 205 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Charlottesville
86.50%
Charlottesville City
86.50%
Virginia
84.24%
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 288 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Charlottesville
57.00%
Charlottesville City
57.00%
Virginia
66.14%
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 26 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Charlottesville
55.00%
Charlottesville City
55.00%
Virginia
70.53%
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 109 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Charlottesville
73.00%
Charlottesville City
73.00%
Virginia
77.21%
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 39 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Charlottesville
89.50%
Charlottesville City
89.50%
Virginia
83.76%
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 63 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Charlottesville
94.00%
Charlottesville City
94.00%
Virginia
89.92%
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 90 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Charlottesville
99.50%
Charlottesville City
99.50%
Virginia
86.30%
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 98 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Charlottesville
97.50%
Charlottesville City
97.50%
Virginia
94.99%
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 89 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Charlottesville
96.50%
Charlottesville City
96.50%
Virginia
90.27%
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.

  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Charlottesville
0.00%
Charlottesville City
0.00%
Virginia
23.84%
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 131 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Charlottesville
98.00%
Charlottesville City
98.00%
Virginia
86.17%
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 323 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Charlottesville
99.50%
Charlottesville City
99.50%
Virginia
87.03%
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 68 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Charlottesville
90.00%
Charlottesville City
90.00%
Virginia
86.28%
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.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
64.00%
Charlottesville
49.50%
Charlottesville City
49.50%
Virginia
69.16%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 148 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Charlottesville
100.00%
Charlottesville City
100.00%
Virginia
99.44%
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 56 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Charlottesville
85.00%
Charlottesville City
85.00%
Virginia
83.09%
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 595 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Charlottesville
89.50%
Charlottesville City
89.50%
Virginia
77.56%
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 554 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Charlottesville
85.00%
Charlottesville City
85.00%
Virginia
74.14%
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
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

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

Reviews and Ratings

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University of Virginia Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
CIGNA
Details:

I wrecked on a motorcycle and was well put back together here after nearly killing myself. Absolutely A-1 surgeries and care. Later, (unrelated to this accident) I got ankle replacement surgery. Again, unequivocally top- notch.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Charlottesville at a Glance

Charlottesville has a total population of 45049, of which 6835 are children under the age of 18 and 4548 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 25.6.

Total Population:
45049
Median Age:
25.6
Males:
21021 (46.7%)
Female:
24028 (53.3%)
Children (0-17):
6835 (15.2%)
Adults (18-64):
33666 (74.7%)
Seniors (65+):
4548 (10.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Charlottesville
Married:
12123 (26.9%)
Divorced:
3059 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Charlottesville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1102 (2.45%)
White:
31337 (69.56%)
African American:
10009 (22.22%)
Asian:
2223 (4.93%)
Pacific Islander:
15 (0.03%)
Indian:
49 (0.11%)
Other:
458 (1.02%)
Two or More:
958 (2.13%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Charlottesville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.22, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.22 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
1417
Home Agencies:
5
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
38
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $45110 while the median household income is $31007. Roughly 22.09% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45110
Household Income:
$31007
In Poverty:
22.09%

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