GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - LEHIGHTON, PA

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Addresss:
211 NORTH 12TH STREET
LEHIGHTON, PA, 18235
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (607) 377-1300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 83.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 235.00
Occupational Therapists : 5.50
Physical Therapists : 8.50
Registered Pharmacists : 2.75
Respiratory Therapists : 7.50
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 8.75
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 12.00
Nurse Practitioners: 0.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 105
Total Certified: 89
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 24
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 16

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) 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 Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

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

$14,524
Pennsylvania:

$49,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,242
State:

$11,984
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.49%
Pennsylvania:

1.10%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,849
Pennsylvania:

$22,200
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,391
Pennsylvania:

$4,119
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.49%
Pennsylvania:

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

$11,600
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,718
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.71%
State:

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

$9,177
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,182
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.09%
Pennsylvania:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,522
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,697
Pennsylvania:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

4.06%
Pennsylvania:

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

$11,662
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,383
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.42%
State:

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

$12,927
Pennsylvania:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,421
Pennsylvania:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

2.77%
State:

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

$9,026
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,027
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

6.30%
Pennsylvania:

1.72%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,498
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,118
Pennsylvania:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.17%
Pennsylvania:

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

$9,848
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,111
State:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

4.06%
State:

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

$12,935
State:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,627
Pennsylvania:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.13%
Pennsylvania:

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

$12,064
State:

$28,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,237
State:

$6,337
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.39%
Pennsylvania:

0.71%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,865
Pennsylvania:

$21,101
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,462
State:

$4,441
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.39%
Pennsylvania:

0.45%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,381
Pennsylvania:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,693
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

6.30%
Pennsylvania:

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

$17,077
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,401
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.17%
State:

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

$9,485
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,796
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.31%
State:

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

$35,268
Pennsylvania:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,570
Pennsylvania:

$12,050
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.17%
State:

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

$13,351
State:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,226
Pennsylvania:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.71%
State:

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

$12,583
Pennsylvania:

$28,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,574
Pennsylvania:

$5,649
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.39%
State:

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

$9,140
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,460
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.45%
Pennsylvania:

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

$49,745
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,465
Pennsylvania:

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

2.99%
Pennsylvania:

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

$11,884
Pennsylvania:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,531
State:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.92%
State:

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

$10,653
Pennsylvania:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,774
Pennsylvania:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.77%
State:

2.03%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,312
State:

$22,998
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,475
Pennsylvania:

$4,685
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.28%
State:

0.37%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,775
Pennsylvania:

$19,685
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,142
Pennsylvania:

$6,362
Number of discharges: 127
Here:

13.55%
Pennsylvania:

0.98%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,913
Pennsylvania:

$34,570
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,151
Pennsylvania:

$11,356
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.24%
State:

1.07%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,765
Pennsylvania:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,408
Pennsylvania:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.81%
State:

1.18%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,887
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,568
Pennsylvania:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

3.84%
Pennsylvania:

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

$16,841
State:

$43,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,146
State:

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

1.17%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,350
Pennsylvania:

$22,494
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,732
State:

$4,750
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.28%
State:

0.31%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,667
Pennsylvania:

$28,738
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,270
Pennsylvania:

$5,717
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.39%
Pennsylvania:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,724
Pennsylvania:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,253
Pennsylvania:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

3.63%
State:

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

$12,693
State:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,257
Pennsylvania:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.13%
State:

1.62%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,406
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,632
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.52%
State:

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

$12,303
Pennsylvania:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,122
State:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.92%
State:

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

$9,528
State:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,883
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.56%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

34.700%
State:

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

11.800%
State:

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

0.076%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.039%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.400%
Pennsylvania:

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

1.000%
State:

3.106%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

18%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

75%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
Here:

61%
Pennsylvania:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

14%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
Here:

81%
Pennsylvania:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
Pennsylvania:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

53%
Pennsylvania:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

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:

12%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

29%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

59%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

35%
State:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

57%
Pennsylvania:

67%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

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
Here:

7
Pennsylvania:

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

30
State:

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

90.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

73.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

91.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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:

95.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

93.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

91.0%
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:

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

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%
State:

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

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
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:

96.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.7%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

19.4%
State:

19.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.3%
State:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.2%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.133%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.755%
State:

0.389%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.378%
Pennsylvania:

0.504%

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