BIGFORK VALLEY HOSPITAL

Critical Access Hospital in Bigfork, MN 56628

BIGFORK VALLEY HOSPITAL PROFILE

Bigfork Valley Hospital is a critical access hospital located in Bigfork, MN 56628 that serves the Itasca county area. This facility is a public hospital with emergency services.

BIGFORK VALLEY HOSPITAL

258 Pine Tree Drive Po Box 258
Bigfork, MN 56628
Phone: (218) 743-3177

Patient Survey Summary Rating Callout TooltipSummary Star Rating
The summary star rating combines data from different aspects of the patient’s experience of care to make hospital comparison easier.

Excellent

ABOUT THIS PROVIDER

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals Callout TooltipWhat's a critical access hospital?
A critical access hospital is a small facility that provides outpatient and inpatient services on a limited basis, usually to people in rural areas.

Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Electronic Lab Results: Yes Callout TooltipAble to receive lab results electronically
The provider has the ability of receiving laboratory results through a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system as discrete searchable data.

Outpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Callout TooltipSafe surgery checklist use (outpatient)
This hospital follows a safe surgery checklist based on accepted standards of practice. Safe surgery checklists include three critical perioperative periods: 1) The period before the administration of anesthesia; 2) The period before surgical skin incision; and 3) The period of closure of incision and before the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical procedures.

Inpatient Safe Surgery Checklist: Yes Callout TooltipSafe surgery checklist use (inpatient)
This hospital follows a safe surgery checklist based on accepted standards of practice. Safe surgery checklists include three critical perioperative periods: 1) The period before the administration of anesthesia; 2) The period before surgical skin incision; and 3) The period of closure of incision and before the patient leaving the operating room for inpatient surgical procedures.


Emergency Services: Yes Callout TooltipEmergency Department
This hospital provides emergency services which might include acute medical care or trauma care.

PATIENT EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

The hospital patient survey at Bigfork Valley Hospital is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients after discharge. The following are the results of some the survey’s five-star quality ratings.

Doctor Communication: Excellent

Quiet Rooms: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Pain Management: Excellent

Discharge Information: Excellent

Patients Recommend this Hospital: Excellent

EMERGENCY ROOM WAIT TIMES

These performance measures at Bigfork Valley Hospital show how rapidly emergency departments give recommended treatments known to get the best results for patients with certain common conditions. This information could help patients compare which hospitals provide the right care at the right time.

ER Wait Time: 14 minutes before being seen by a doctor.

Discharge Time: 1 hour 23 minutes before being sent home.

Time Before Admission: 1 hour 50 minutes before being admitted to hospital.

Transfer Time: 12 minutes admitted before being taken to room.

Broken Bones: Not Available before receiving pain meds.

HOSPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

We have identified the following individual quality measures where Bigfork Valley Hospital has better average ratings than other hospitals in Minnesota or where the hospital is performing better compared to national averages or benchmarks.

MAP LOCATION

Bigfork Valley Hospital address is 258 Pine Tree Drive Po Box 258 Bigfork, MN 56628 Get Directions

NEARBY HOSPITALS

The following providers were found within a 60 mile range from this location.
Hospital Name Address Emergency Services Distance
DEER RIVER HEALTHCARE CENTER115 10th Avenue Northeast
Deer River, MN 56636
Yes28.72 miCompare
GRAND ITASCA CLINIC AND HOSPITAL1601 Golf Course Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Yes36.6 miCompare
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-MESABI/ MESABA CLINICS750 East 34th St
Hibbing, MN 55746
Yes40.78 miCompare
COOK HOSPITAL10 Se Fifth St
Cook, MN 55723
Yes45.55 miCompare
CASS LAKE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITAL425 7th Street Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
Yes51.56 miCompare

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