Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                     
Age 18 Years and Over:  2005
Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,147 82.5%
Alta View Hospital  56 92.9%
American Fork Hospital  43 100.0%
Brigham City Community Hospital  39 87.2%
Castleview Hospital  47 95.7%
Cottonwood Hospital  152 90.8%
Davis Hospital  71 70.4%
Dixie Regional Medical Center 234 91.5%
Jordan Valley Hospital  96 92.7%
Lakeview Hospital  53 98.1%
LDS Hospital  174 71.8%
Logan Regional Hospital 75 81.3%
McKay-Dee Hospital  127 70.9%
Mountain View Hospital  36 91.7%
Ogden Regional Medical Center 44 81.8%
Pioneer Valley Hospital 59 67.8%
Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (82.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 75%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
The following hospitals treated at least one inpatient but less than 30 patients:
Allen Memorial Hospital, Ashley Valley Medical Center, Bear River Valley Hospital, Cache
Valley Medical Specialty Hospital, Central Valley Medical Center, Gunnison Valley Hospital,
Heber Valley Medical Center, Mountain West Medical Center, Sanpete Valley Hospital, Salt Lake
Regional Medical Center, Uintah Basin Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center.
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Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.
 
Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                
Age 18 Years and Over:  2005
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Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,147 82.5%
Sevier Valley Hospital 31 93.5%
St. Mark's Hospital 271 77.1%
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 37 83.8%
University Health Care Hospital  95 62.1%
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 206 85.0%
Valley View Medical Center  50 74.0%
Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (82.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 75%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
The following hospitals treated at least one inpatient but less than 30 patients:
Allen Memorial Hospital, Ashley Valley Medical Center, Bear River Valley Hospital, Cache
Valley Medical Specialty Hospital, Central Valley Medical Center, Gunnison Valley Hospital,
Heber Valley Medical Center, Mountain West Medical Center, Sanpete Valley Hospital, Salt Lake
Regional Medical Center, Uintah Basin Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Click here to read Data Limitations.
Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.
Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                     
Age 18 Years and Over:  2005
Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,147 82.5%
Alta View Hospital  56 92.9%
American Fork Hospital  43 100.0%
Brigham City Community Hospital  39 87.2%
Castleview Hospital  47 95.7%
Cottonwood Hospital  152 90.8%
Davis Hospital  71 70.4%
Dixie Regional Medical Center 234 91.5%
Jordan Valley Hospital  96 92.7%
Lakeview Hospital  53 98.1%
LDS Hospital  174 71.8%
Logan Regional Hospital 75 81.3%
McKay-Dee Hospital  127 70.9%
Mountain View Hospital  36 91.7%
Ogden Regional Medical Center 44 81.8%
Pioneer Valley Hospital 59 67.8%
Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (82.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 75%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
The following hospitals treated at least one inpatient but less than 30 patients:
Allen Memorial Hospital, Ashley Valley Medical Center, Bear River Valley Hospital, Cache
Valley Medical Specialty Hospital, Central Valley Medical Center, Gunnison Valley Hospital,
Heber Valley Medical Center, Mountain West Medical Center, Sanpete Valley Hospital, Salt Lake
Regional Medical Center, Uintah Basin Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Click here to read Data Limitations. Continued on Next Page
Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.
 
Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                
Age 18 Years and Over:  2005
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Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,147 82.5%
Sevier Valley Hospital 31 93.5%
St. Mark's Hospital 271 77.1%
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 37 83.8%
University Health Care Hospital  95 62.1%
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 206 85.0%
Valley View Medical Center  50 74.0%
Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (82.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 75%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
The following hospitals treated at least one inpatient but less than 30 patients:
Allen Memorial Hospital, Ashley Valley Medical Center, Bear River Valley Hospital, Cache
Valley Medical Specialty Hospital, Central Valley Medical Center, Gunnison Valley Hospital,
Heber Valley Medical Center, Mountain West Medical Center, Sanpete Valley Hospital, Salt Lake
Regional Medical Center, Uintah Basin Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Click here to read Data Limitations.
Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.

Inpatient Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)

Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                     
Age 18 Years and Over:  2006
Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,164 83.5%
Alta View Hospital  70 90.0%
American Fork Hospital  49 93.9%
Brigham City Community Hospital 34 91.2%
Castleview Hospital  33 93.9%
Cottonwood Hospital  127 90.6%
Davis Hospital and Medical Center 64 85.9%
Dixie Regional Medical Center 236 94.9%
Jordan Valley Medical Center 126 92.9%
Lakeview Hospital  48 100.0%
LDS Hospital  211 69.2%
Logan Regional Hospital 70 88.6%
McKay-Dee Hospital Center 128 60.9%
Mountain View Hospital  38 92.1%
Ogden Regional Medical Center 40 82.5%
Pioneer Valley Hospital  85 67.1%
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Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (83.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 76%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
See additional hospitals that treated at least one patient but less than 30 patients.
View Data Limitations.
Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.
Inpatient Laparoscopic (Lap) Gallbladder Removals in Utah Hospitals (IQI 23)                                
Age 18 Years and Over:  2006
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Hospital Lap and Open Inpatients Actual Lap Inpatients
Utah Overall  2,164 83.5%
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 35 82.9%
Sevier Valley Medical Center 35 100.0%
St. Mark's Hospital 233 82.4%
University Health Care  75 60.0%
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 203 88.7%
Valley View Medical Center 45 93.3%
Veterans Administration Medical Center  39 56.4%
Utah overall had a higher percentage of laparoscopic gallbladder removals (83.5%) than similar inpatients nationwide (about 76%). 
Laparoscopic surgery (lap) requires smaller incisions and quicker recovery for the patient, so it is usually preferable.  However, the doctor may start a lap, find unanticipated problems and change to an open surgery.  Other patients with known complex medical problems require planned open surgery.
See additional hospitals that treated at least one patient but less than 30 patients.
View Data Limitations.
Actual: percentage of gallbladder removal inpatients who had laparoscopic gallbladder removals at this hospital.