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Address
701 EAST 16TH STREET
BERWICK, PA, 18603
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (570) 759-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,491
Pennsylvania:

$18,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,237
State:

$3,975
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.03%
State:

0.35%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,245
Pennsylvania:

$22,200
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,377
Pennsylvania:

$4,119
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.63%
State:

0.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,603
State:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,657
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,401
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,568
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.85%
State:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,082
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,645
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

5.56%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,471
State:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,088
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.34%
State:

1.55%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,475
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,485
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

5.15%
Pennsylvania:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,259
State:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,786
Pennsylvania:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

5.15%
State:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,025
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,043
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

9.49%
State:

1.72%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,001
Pennsylvania:

$41,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,041
Pennsylvania:

$7,854
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.63%
Pennsylvania:

1.63%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,243
Pennsylvania:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,983
State:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

9.35%
Pennsylvania:

3.72%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,534
Pennsylvania:

$22,815
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,972
State:

$4,922
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.63%
Pennsylvania:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,311
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,794
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

5.28%
Pennsylvania:

3.75%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,048
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,923
Pennsylvania:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,989
Pennsylvania:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,758
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.12%
State:

1.61%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,687
State:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,331
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.93%
State:

2.94%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$134,381
State:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,438
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

3.79%
Pennsylvania:

5.31%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,346
State:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,961
State:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,992
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,840
Pennsylvania:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.34%
State:

2.03%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,640
Pennsylvania:

$28,031
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,429
State:

$6,643
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

0.65%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,983
Pennsylvania:

$22,998
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,439
State:

$4,685
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.63%
Pennsylvania:

0.37%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,643
Pennsylvania:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,418
Pennsylvania:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

1.18%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,039
State:

$43,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,156
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

7.99%
Pennsylvania:

0.82%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,630
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,968
Pennsylvania:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.25%
Pennsylvania:

3.92%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,478
State:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,621
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.17%
Pennsylvania:

2.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,328
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,933
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.30%
State:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,441
Pennsylvania:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,280
State:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.30%
State:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,476
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,059
Pennsylvania:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

3.52%
Pennsylvania:

1.38%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 19.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 74.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 156.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 9.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 8.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 101
Total Certified: 76
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

13.300%
State:

8.255%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.233%
Pennsylvania:

0.151%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.151%
Pennsylvania:

0.023%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

2.100%
State:

5.987%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.700%
State:

3.106%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

91.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.2%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

7
Pennsylvania:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

52
Pennsylvania:

72
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.3%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

94.0%
State:

93.4%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

85.0%
Pennsylvania:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

92.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

94.0%
Pennsylvania:

95.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

94.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

90.0%
Pennsylvania:

95.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

14.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

15.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.6%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.9%
State:

19.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.5%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Pennsylvania:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Pennsylvania:

69%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
Pennsylvania:

60%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Pennsylvania:

71%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

52%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

80%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

20%
State:

17%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

11%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

32%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

57%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

35%
State:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

57%
State:

67%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.118%
State:

0.708%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.373%
Pennsylvania:

0.389%

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