ELK REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER - SAINT MARYS, PA

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Addresss:
763 JOHNSONBURG ROAD
SAINT MARYS, PA, 15857
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (814) 788-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 15.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 36.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 5.00
Physical Therapists : 11.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 3.00
Physicians : 23.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 4.00
Nurse Practitioners: 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 93
Total Certified: 71
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Urgent Care Center Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,356
State:

$35,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,520
Pennsylvania:

$7,813
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.03%
Pennsylvania:

0.64%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,612
Pennsylvania:

$49,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,071
Pennsylvania:

$11,984
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.41%
State:

1.10%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,394
Pennsylvania:

$18,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$2,955
State:

$3,975
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.03%
Pennsylvania:

0.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,276
State:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,049
Pennsylvania:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.98%
Pennsylvania:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,031
Pennsylvania:

$36,008
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,254
Pennsylvania:

$8,468
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.41%
Pennsylvania:

1.01%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,334
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$2,887
State:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,903
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,225
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

3.95%
Pennsylvania:

2.29%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,839
State:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,009
State:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.67%
Pennsylvania:

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

$11,671
Pennsylvania:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,522
State:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

2.54%
State:

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

$9,354
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,646
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

3.95%
Pennsylvania:

1.72%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,659
State:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,060
State:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.32%
State:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,093
Pennsylvania:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,573
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.10%
Pennsylvania:

3.72%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,613
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,987
State:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania:

2.08%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,723
Pennsylvania:

$28,572
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,537
Pennsylvania:

$6,337
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.03%
Pennsylvania:

0.71%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,688
Pennsylvania:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,016
Pennsylvania:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

5.36%
Pennsylvania:

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

$12,138
State:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,981
Pennsylvania:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.10%
State:

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

$7,040
Pennsylvania:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,359
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

4.05%
Pennsylvania:

1.61%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,700
State:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,613
State:

$12,050
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.79%
Pennsylvania:

1.07%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,380
State:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,503
State:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.56%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,212
Pennsylvania:

$28,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,020
Pennsylvania:

$5,649
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.51%
Pennsylvania:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,014
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,911
State:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

6.77%
Pennsylvania:

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

$33,366
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,847
State:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 81
Here:

7.62%
Pennsylvania:

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

$10,154
Pennsylvania:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,118
State:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.79%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,249
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,479
State:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

3.76%
State:

2.03%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,890
State:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,033
State:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.54%
Pennsylvania:

1.18%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,910
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,952
Pennsylvania:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.54%
State:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,618
Pennsylvania:

$43,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,220
Pennsylvania:

$11,198
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

1.49%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,825
Pennsylvania:

$43,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,361
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.51%
Pennsylvania:

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

$15,862
Pennsylvania:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,117
Pennsylvania:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

4.89%
Pennsylvania:

3.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,799
State:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,580
State:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

4.05%
State:

1.62%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,807
State:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,480
State:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.41%
State:

0.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,001
State:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,032
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

5.27%
Pennsylvania:

2.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,573
State:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,013
Pennsylvania:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,034
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,576
Pennsylvania:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.10%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,001
Pennsylvania:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,613
Pennsylvania:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.63%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

2
State:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

47.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

72.0%
State:

93.4%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

87.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

88.0%
Pennsylvania:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.6%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

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
Here:

89.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

92.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

91.0%
State:

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%
State:

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

82.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

92.0%
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
This Hospital:

16.0%
State:

14.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.8%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.2%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

39.800%
Pennsylvania:

36.295%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

7.800%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.584%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.575%
State:

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

4.100%
Pennsylvania:

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

2.600%
State:

3.106%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

22%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
Here:

72%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Pennsylvania:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

57%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

64%
Pennsylvania:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Pennsylvania:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Pennsylvania:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

35%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
Here:

43%
Pennsylvania:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

18%
Pennsylvania:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

35%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

47%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

42%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

48%
Pennsylvania:

67%

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