ELLWOOD CITY HOSPITAL - ELLWOOD CITY, PA

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Addresss:
724 PERSHING STREET
ELLWOOD CITY, PA, 16117
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (724) 752-0081

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 69.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 166.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.25
Physical Therapists : 2.50
Respiratory Therapists : 4.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 12.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.50
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 18.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 70
Total Certified: 70
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner 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
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.789%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%

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

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

$6,229
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,166
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

6.11%
State:

1.86%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,788
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,058
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

5.73%
State:

1.72%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,905
Pennsylvania:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,979
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

11.83%
Pennsylvania:

3.72%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,595
Pennsylvania:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,505
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

14.89%
Pennsylvania:

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

$9,293
State:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,826
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.58%
Pennsylvania:

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

$5,894
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,800
Pennsylvania:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

8.02%
Pennsylvania:

1.61%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,639
State:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,552
Pennsylvania:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.20%
State:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,822
State:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,364
State:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

12.60%
State:

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

$18,509
State:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,668
State:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.11%
Pennsylvania:

5.31%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,777
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,835
State:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.73%
State:

2.03%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,760
Pennsylvania:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,379
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.20%
Pennsylvania:

2.33%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,832
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,242
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.58%
Pennsylvania:

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

$10,262
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,627
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

6.49%
Pennsylvania:

2.73%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,986
State:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,978
State:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.96%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

12
Pennsylvania:

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

104
State:

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

100.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

88.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

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

86.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

93.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

98.0%
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:

93.0%
State:

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

89.0%
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
Here:

88.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

90.0%
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:

97.0%
State:

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

78.0%
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:

87.0%
State:

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

93.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.6%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.8%
State:

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

23.0%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.8%
State:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

13.000%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.219%
Pennsylvania:

0.151%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

9.300%
Pennsylvania:

5.987%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

16%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Pennsylvania:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

64%
Pennsylvania:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

19%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
Pennsylvania:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Pennsylvania:

14%
Usually
Here:

30%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
Here:

63%
Pennsylvania:

52%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

16%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

70%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

28%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
Pennsylvania:

67%

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