ERIE VA MEDICAL CENTER - ERIE, PA

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Addresss:
135 EAST 38TH STREET
ERIE, PA, 16504
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (814) 860-2576

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

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Number Of Beds
Total: 87
Total Certified: 87

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

72.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

75.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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:

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

96.6%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

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:

96.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.1%
State:

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

25.2%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.0%
State:

18.6%

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