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Address
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

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

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

$8,569
State:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,870
State:

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

3.91%
Pennsylvania:

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

$6,115
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,296
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

4.89%
State:

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

$7,165
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,552
Pennsylvania:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

6.11%
Pennsylvania:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,795
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,172
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

5.62%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,102
State:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,527
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,223
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,061
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

6.85%
State:

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

$6,041
Pennsylvania:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,125
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.16%
State:

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

$7,843
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,916
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

4.40%
Pennsylvania:

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

$7,387
Pennsylvania:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,983
Pennsylvania:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.67%
State:

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

$9,658
Pennsylvania:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,935
Pennsylvania:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.69%
Pennsylvania:

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

$6,759
State:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,415
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

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
Pennsylvania:

$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
Pennsylvania:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.42%
State:

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

$5,751
State:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,859
State:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.16%
Pennsylvania:

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

$10,973
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,721
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

9.05%
State:

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

$8,993
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
State:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,220
State:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.69%
Pennsylvania:

1.38%

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

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

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
Here:

82.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

83.0%
Pennsylvania:

93.4%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

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%
State:

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
Here:

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
Here:

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%
State:

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

100.0%
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:

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%
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:

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)
Here:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
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
Here:

15.5%
Pennsylvania:

14.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.9%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

26.3%
State:

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

16.5%
State:

18.6%

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
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

80%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
Here:

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
This Hospital:

20%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
State:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

34%
State:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

89%
State:

83%
No
Here:

11%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

70%
Pennsylvania:

67%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

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%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.100%
Pennsylvania:

5.987%

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