Foothills Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


Foothills Hospital is a medical facility located in Boulder, CO. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Foothills Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%61%66%

Foothills Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Victoria Robinson Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Keller

Robert Coffman Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Wolcott

Dr Tilton is a great doctor: kind, gentle, considerate, and straight-forward. Highest possible recommendation from me!

Joanna Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Tilton

I have complete faith in Dr. Moazzam when it comes to my cancer treatments. I continue to improve and feel better, thanks to Nauman. I trust his judgement and knowledge. He is respectful and kind. I certainly would recommend him to be your oncologist.

Ivan Gerardo Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Moazzam

Fantastic team manner to have helping me .

Paul Jun 15 2021

Review for Dr. Fox

Location

Foothills Hospital

4747 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303

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