Gunnison Valley Hospital
 

Recommending GVH Hospital

 

Yes, I would definitely recommend Gunnison Valley Hospital to friends and family

 
August 4th, 2010

According to the annual U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” online edition, patients appear to be happy with Gunnison Valley Hospital. The magazine’s online site evaluated nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, ranking the best in a number of categories. Also taken into account is information obtained from discharged patients.

In a year's worth of surveys, hospital patients responded to a number of key questions such as how the patient believed their pain was controlled to if the patient was satisfied with their stay. Earlier this year, Gunnison Valley Hospital was recognized by Avatar International for its Exemplary Service and as an Overall Best Performer. This award mirror’s the findings of U.S. News & World Report by recognizing the hospital’s high quality of service.

Overall, when compared to other hospitals in the state and throughout the U.S., Gunnison Valley Hospital ranked higher and repeatedly topped both state and national averages. A comparison of surrounding hospitals is provided beginning with one question in particular which stood out from the list;

Yes, they would definitely recommend Gunnison Valley Hospital to friends and family?

Definitely

Gunnison Valley Hospital 86%
Heart of the Rockies 73%
Montrose Memorial 69%
Colorado Average 73%
National Average 68%


GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL [GVH]
HEART OF THE ROCKIES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER [HOR] 78.3 miles
MONTROSE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL [MM] 47.1 miles

GVH HOR MM
nurses "Always" communicated well. 86% 74% 73%
doctors "Always" communicated well. 84% 81% 80%
received help as soon as they wanted. 81% 64% 72%
pain was "Always" well controlled. 77% 72% 72%
"Always" explained about medicines
before giving it to them. 63% 60% 63%
Patients at each hospital who reported
that YES, they were given information
about what to do during their recovery
at home. 88% 80% 85%

Patients who gave their hospital a
rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from
0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 79% 66% 65%

Source:Medicare.gov/Hospital Compare Home
To learn more about Gunnison Valley Hospital and to review all questions and ratings provided by the : U.S. News and World Report


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