Inpatient Gallbladder Removal - Open
(APR-DRG 262), Age 18 Years and Over
  Average Hospital Charges, Utah: 2006
  Level of Illness
  Minor/Moderate Major/Extreme
Facility Inpatients Average Charge Inpatients Average Charge
 Utah Overall 156 $18,699 74 $40,285
Alta View Hospital <5 $9,035 0 $0
American Fork Hospital <5 $16,543 0 $0
Ashley Valley Medical Center 6 $18,137 <5 $22,809
Brigham City Community Hospital 5 $21,889 <5 $22,548
Castleview Hospital <5 $28,887 0 $0
Cottonwood Hospital 5 $12,519 <5 $34,275
Davis Hospital & Medical Center 5 $23,890 <5 $47,463
Dixie Regional Medical Center <5 $14,867 6 $29,584
Heber Valley Medical Center <5 $18,562 0 $0
Jordan Valley Hospital <5 $29,147 5 $49,275
LDS Hospital 16 $15,442 10 $43,018
Logan Regional Hospital 7 $15,812 <5 $48,215
McKay-Dee Hospital 37 $16,899 6 $34,914
Mountain View Hospital <5 $27,300 0 $0
Ogden Regional Medical Center 6 $23,584 <5 $60,284
Pioneer Valley Hospital 11 $24,599 <5 $55,848
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center <5 $34,513 <5 $48,379
St. Mark's Hospital 12 $18,740 9 $37,895
Timpanogos Regional Hospital <5 $31,525 0 $0
University Health Care 15 $18,686 <5 $51,009
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 9 $18,100 9 $35,219
Veterans Administration Medical Center <5 Not Available 10 Not Available
Table Legend State average hospital length of stay
< 5 = 1 to 4 patients Minor/Moderate is 2.9 days
  Major/Extreme is 4.6 days.
View Data Limitations.
Level of Illness: Compared to patients with minor/moderate level of illness, patients with major/extreme level of illness are likely to have more serious gallbladder problems and other serious conditions that require more complex treatment.   
Average Charge: The average dollars for hospital services for which patients were billed at a particular hospital.  The charge does not include physicians' professional fees or patient personal costs.