Longmont United Hospital

Longmont United Hospital
1950 MOUNTAIN VIEW AVENUE
LONGMONT, CO 80501
303-651-5111

Type: Acute Care
Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: YES

Hospital Ratings: Patient ExperiencesThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Patients who said their nurses "Always" communicated well747676
Patients who said their doctors "Always" communicated well767980
Patients who said they "Always" received help as soon as desired676664
Patients who said their pain was "Always" well controlled697069
Patients who said staff "Always" explained medicines before administering596160
Patients who said their room and bathroom were "Always" cleans707271
Patients who said the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night626158
Patients who said they were told what to do during their recovery at home141681
Patients who rated the hospital a 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)727167
Patients who said they would definitely recommend the hospital777369
Hospital Ratings: Medical ImagingThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. (If a number is high, it may mean the facility is doing too many unnecessary MRIs for low back pain.)263633
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. (A number that is much lower than 8% may mean there's not enough follow-up. A number much higher than 14% may mean there's too much unnecessary follow-up.)1198
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.0330.0320.054
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.0520.1630.191
Hospital Ratings: Care ResultsThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Death Rate for Heart Attack Patients11.911.87916.2
Death Rate for Heart Failure Patients8.38.18711.2
Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients6.68.15511.6
Hospital Ratings: Readmission RatesThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Rate of Readmission for Heart Attack Patients16.115.82419.9
Rate of Readmission for Heart Failure Patients22.719.49824.7
Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients14.814.36218.3
Hospital Ratings: Process of CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better) 841092
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better) 965894
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after their surgery 83N/A92
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic within one hour before surgery to help prevent infection 929696
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 999897
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped within 24 hours after surgery 959494
Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery 879093
Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safe method999999
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery8089N/A
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 949394
Patients who got treatment within 24 hours before or after their surgery to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery 929292
Hospital Ratings: Heart Attack & Chest Pain CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better)N/A5862
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better)6109
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival (higher numbers are better)N/A5154
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)949695
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival1009998
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge1009998
Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)919796
Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling10010099
Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge999998
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of ArrivalN/A3354
Heart Attack Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival929089
Hospital Ratings: Heart Failure CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions988887
Heart Failure Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function929798
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 949594
Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling1009898
Hospital Ratings: Pneumonia CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination968992
Pneumonia Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics989595
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling939697
Pneumonia Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival999695
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)889191
Hospital Ratings: Children's Asthma CareThis HospitalAverageNational Average
Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A100
Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A100
Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/AN/A68