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Address
421 CHEW STREET
ALLENTOWN, PA, 18102
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (610) 776-4900

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


Overall Star Rating: 5 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 5 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 5 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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

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

$40,448
Pennsylvania:

$35,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,390
State:

$7,813
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.19%
Pennsylvania:

0.64%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,011
Pennsylvania:

$49,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,963
State:

$11,984
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.40%
Pennsylvania:

1.10%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,377
State:

$29,111
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,233
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.94%
State:

0.63%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,357
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,089
Pennsylvania:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

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

$24,067
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,174
State:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.40%
Pennsylvania:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,917
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,167
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.02%
Pennsylvania:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,393
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,034
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

3.99%
Pennsylvania:

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

$38,750
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,010
State:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.05%
State:

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

$40,639
State:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,724
Pennsylvania:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.37%
Pennsylvania:

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

$25,784
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,211
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.72%
State:

1.72%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,292
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,257
Pennsylvania:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.29%
Pennsylvania:

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

$20,584
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,423
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

3.88%
State:

3.72%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,402
State:

$32,783
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,836
Pennsylvania:

$6,751
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.19%
Pennsylvania:

0.32%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,777
State:

$21,079
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,392
Pennsylvania:

$4,697
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.51%
State:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,067
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,212
State:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.91%
Pennsylvania:

2.08%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,481
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,391
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

5.06%
State:

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

$39,621
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,844
Pennsylvania:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.29%
State:

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

$25,087
Pennsylvania:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,675
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

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

$78,971
State:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,302
State:

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

1.19%
State:

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

$47,471
State:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,734
State:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.37%
State:

1.56%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,567
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,769
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.13%
State:

2.94%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$110,745
State:

$104,857
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,781
State:

$22,128
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.40%
State:

0.45%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,766
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,031
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

5.39%
State:

5.31%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$82,493
State:

$79,691
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,357
State:

$17,879
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.29%
State:

0.67%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,687
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,829
State:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

2.03%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,499
State:

$82,069
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,642
Pennsylvania:

$17,250
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.37%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$81,948
State:

$112,209
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,650
Pennsylvania:

$23,625
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.19%
Pennsylvania:

0.44%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,687
State:

$28,031
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,219
State:

$6,643
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.48%
State:

0.65%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,855
Pennsylvania:

$19,685
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,846
Pennsylvania:

$6,362
Number of discharges: 131
Here:

14.12%
State:

0.98%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,980
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,134
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.13%
State:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,251
State:

$43,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,303
Pennsylvania:

$11,198
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.62%
State:

1.49%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,296
State:

$74,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,358
State:

$16,074
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

0.96%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$76,958
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,452
Pennsylvania:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.05%
Pennsylvania:

3.92%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,560
State:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,725
State:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

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

$32,555
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,077
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.05%
State:

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

$44,393
Pennsylvania:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,082
Pennsylvania:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.16%
State:

1.78%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$165,835
State:

$100,572
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,409
Pennsylvania:

$26,454
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

4.20%
Pennsylvania:

0.77%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,919
Pennsylvania:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,178
State:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

3.99%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,424
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,131
State:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

1.38%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Audiology Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Services
  • Gerontological Specialty Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Neonatal Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Neurosurgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Organ Transplant Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Reconstructive Surgery Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 17.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 351.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 132.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 10.00
Occupational Therapists : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 8.00
Registered Pharmacists : 8.00
Respiratory Therapists : 14.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 12.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 15.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 18.00
Nurse Practitioners: 4.00
Residents (Physicians) : 20.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 226
Total Certified: 187
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 28

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

14.0%
State:

21.2%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Hospital:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

1.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

89.2%
State:

85.6%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

93.6%
Pennsylvania:

84.4%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

0.8%
State:

2.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.800%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.118%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.026%
Pennsylvania:

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

3.300%
Pennsylvania:

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

5.700%
State:

3.106%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
Here:

73%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Pennsylvania:

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:

27%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Pennsylvania:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
Pennsylvania:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Pennsylvania:

14%
Usually
Here:

31%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

52%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

20%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

14%
Pennsylvania:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

56%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

58%
Pennsylvania:

67%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

92.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

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:

97.0%
State:

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

85.0%
State:

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

84.0%
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:

96.0%
State:

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

95.0%
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:

94.0%
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%
Pennsylvania:

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

86.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

94.0%
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)
This Hospital:

86.0%
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
This Hospital:

9.7%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

19.3%
Pennsylvania:

19.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.0%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.745%
State:

0.708%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.745%
Pennsylvania:

0.389%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.497%
Pennsylvania:

0.504%

Complaint Deficiency

Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly located and lighted Exit signs: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper medical gas storage and administration areas: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly constructed piped-in oxygen systems: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A two-hour-resistant firewall in common walls: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Approved construction type or materials: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly constructed piped-in oxygen systems: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give each resident a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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