Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Yakima, Washington (WA).

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 2811 Tieton Drive in Yakima, WA. 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 3,064 Medicare patients were given 18,743 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $33,311,384 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 193 Medicare patients were given 1,550 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 12,528 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $17,673,897 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Surgery patients at this hospital are more likely to receive preventitive antibiotics 1 hour before incision.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

2811 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA 98902

Phone Number

(509) 575-8000

Geographic Coordinates

46.592698, -120.546166
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Yakima
2 (100.00%)
Yakima County
4 (100.00%)
Washington
50 (70.42%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Yakima
2 (100.00%)
Yakima County
4 (100.00%)
Washington
61 (85.92%)
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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Yakima
96.50%
Yakima County
97.67%
Washington
83.91%
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 128 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Yakima
99.50%
Yakima County
93.50%
Washington
95.02%
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 130 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Yakima
99.00%
Yakima County
99.50%
Washington
94.48%
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Yakima
87.50%
Yakima County
87.50%
Washington
59.73%
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 84 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Yakima
84.50%
Yakima County
87.25%
Washington
85.24%
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 220 patients.

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
Yakima
57.00%
Yakima County
53.00%
Washington
53.26%
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 48 patients.

This Provider This Provider
54.00%
Yakima
64.00%
Yakima County
62.00%
Washington
60.06%
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 275 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Yakima
84.50%
Yakima County
79.25%
Washington
76.69%
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 78 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Yakima
97.50%
Yakima County
73.00%
Washington
78.71%
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 70 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Yakima
89.00%
Yakima County
92.50%
Washington
91.14%
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 192 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Yakima
97.50%
Yakima County
90.50%
Washington
90.63%
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 161 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Yakima
97.00%
Yakima County
98.50%
Washington
95.29%
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 121 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Yakima
97.00%
Yakima County
98.50%
Washington
90.92%
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
0.00%
Yakima
0.00%
Yakima County
0.00%
Washington
27.89%
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 47 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Yakima
100.00%
Yakima County
66.67%
Washington
84.61%
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 261 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Yakima
88.50%
Yakima County
82.25%
Washington
84.57%
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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Yakima
94.00%
Yakima County
71.75%
Washington
75.20%
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 221 patients.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Yakima
72.00%
Yakima County
66.00%
Washington
67.86%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 333 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Yakima
100.00%
Yakima County
100.00%
Washington
99.95%
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 187 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Yakima
92.00%
Yakima County
79.25%
Washington
81.70%
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 819 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Yakima
96.50%
Yakima County
91.25%
Washington
81.80%
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 806 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Yakima
71.50%
Yakima County
79.00%
Washington
75.05%
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

Treatment Figures

Charts

PPS Inpatients

The number of 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
3,064
Yakima Average
2,414
Yakima County Average
1,716
Washington Average
2,479
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of 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
18,743
Yakima Average
14,365
Yakima County Average
10,103
Washington Average
15,084
United States Average
17,102

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
193
Yakima Average
249
Yakima County Average
282
Washington Average
304
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
1,550
Yakima Average
2,336
Yakima County Average
2,117
Washington Average
2,577
United States Average
3,791

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
12,528
Yakima Average
8,940
Yakima County Average
5,571
Washington Average
8,147
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of 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
18,860
Yakima Average
14,453
Yakima County Average
10,165
Washington Average
15,167
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of 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
3,773
Yakima Average
2,960
Yakima County Average
2,121
Washington Average
3,177
United States Average
2,995

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
1,557
Yakima Average
2,353
Yakima County Average
2,128
Washington Average
2,595
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
222
Yakima Average
277
Yakima County Average
332
Washington Average
346
United States Average
450

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total 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
$33,311,384
Yakima Average
$28,015,704
Yakima County Average
$19,462,973
Washington Average
$32,284,068
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered 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
$1,766
Yakima Average
$1,938
Yakima County Average
$1,915
Washington Average
$2,129
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered 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
$8,829
Yakima Average
$9,465
Yakima County Average
$9,178
Washington Average
$10,163
United States Average
$9,352

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
$1,127,377
Yakima Average
$2,712,560
Yakima County Average
$2,922,234
Washington Average
$3,470,290
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
$724
Yakima Average
$1,153
Yakima County Average
$1,373
Washington Average
$1,337
United States Average
$1,128

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
$17,673,897
Yakima Average
$10,053,488
Yakima County Average
$5,813,210
Washington Average
$6,962,348
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered 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
$10,872
Yakima Average
$11,608
Yakima County Average
$11,344
Washington Average
$13,023
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered 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
$1,777
Yakima Average
$1,950
Yakima County Average
$1,926
Washington Average
$2,140
United States Average
$1,638

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
$5,841
Yakima Average
$10,894
Yakima County Average
$10,375
Washington Average
$11,429
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
$727
Yakima Average
$1,161
Yakima County Average
$1,380
Washington Average
$1,347
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
$5,078
Yakima Average
$9,793
Yakima County Average
$8,811
Washington Average
$10,030
United States Average
$9,611

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
$1,411
Yakima Average
$1,125
Yakima County Average
$1,044
Washington Average
$855
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

Nurses are overworked. Physicians are unprofessional. ER and patient rooms were filthy. This is by far the worst hospital I have ever been in. I was in a car accident and did not have the option of picking a hospital. Run don't walk as fast as you can away from this hospital.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Yakima at a Glance

Yakima has a total population of 71,845, of which 21,141 are children under the age of 18 and 10,076 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.4.

Total Population:
71,845
Median Age:
31.4
Males:
35,125 (48.9%)
Female:
36,720 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
21,141 (29.4%)
Adults (18-64):
40,628 (56.5%)
Seniors (65+):
10,076 (14.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Yakima
Married:
28,703 (40.0%)
Divorced:
6,379 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Yakima
Hispanic Ethnicity:
24,213 (33.70%)
White:
49,409 (68.77%)
African American:
1,433 (1.99%)
Asian:
860 (1.20%)
Pacific Islander:
102 (0.14%)
Indian:
1,435 (2.00%)
Other:
15,787 (21.97%)
Two or More:
2,819 (3.92%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Yakima

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
748
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
39
Rehab Centers:
15

Wealth

The median family income is $34,798 while the median household income is $29,475. Roughly 21.86% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,798
Household Income:
$29,475
In Poverty:
21.86%

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