PUNXSUTAWNEY AREA HOSPITAL - PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA

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Addresss:
81 HILLCREST DRIVE
PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA, 15767
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (814) 938-1800

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 34.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 89.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 122.20
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 5.10
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.70
Physical Therapists : 5.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.80
Physicians : 4.30
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.60
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 16.20

Number Of Beds
Total: 49
Total Certified: 35

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Home Health 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
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

9
State:

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

82.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

83.0%
Pennsylvania:

93.4%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

97.0%
State:

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

86.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

95.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
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%
State:

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

96.0%
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:

92.0%
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:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.5%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.000%
State:

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

0.281%
State:

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

0.114%
State:

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

6.100%
State:

5.987%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 43%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

24%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
Here:

20%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
Here:

56%
Pennsylvania:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

22%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Pennsylvania:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

34%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

55%
State:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

89%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

11%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

70%
State:

67%

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

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

$8,569
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,870
Pennsylvania:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.91%
State:

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

$6,115
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,296
Pennsylvania:

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

4.89%
State:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,165
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,552
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

6.11%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,795
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,172
Pennsylvania:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

5.62%
State:

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

$8,102
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,527
State:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.91%
Pennsylvania:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,223
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,061
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

6.85%
Pennsylvania:

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

$6,041
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,125
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

4.16%
Pennsylvania:

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

$7,843
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,916
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.40%
State:

3.75%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,387
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,983
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.67%
State:

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

$9,658
Pennsylvania:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,935
Pennsylvania:

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

2.69%
State:

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

$6,759
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,415
State:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

13.20%
State:

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

$22,708
State:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,038
State:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

6.60%
State:

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

$5,940
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,994
Pennsylvania:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

8.56%
State:

2.03%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,401
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,733
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.42%
State:

2.33%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,751
Pennsylvania:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,859
State:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.16%
State:

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

$10,973
State:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,721
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

9.05%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,993
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,999
Pennsylvania:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

6.11%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,878
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,220
Pennsylvania:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.69%
Pennsylvania:

1.38%

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