HERITAGE VALLEY SEWICKLEY - SEWICKLEY, PA

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Addresss:
720 BLACKBURN ROAD
SEWICKLEY, PA, 15143
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (412) 741-6600

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
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 4.41
Registered Professional Nurses : 252.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 601.41
Dieticians : 0.90
Occupational Therapists : 4.50
Physical Therapists : 5.50
Registered Pharmacists : 7.80
Respiratory Therapists : 7.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.50
Physicians : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 4.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 6.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 3.20
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 11.50
Psychologists : 4.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 186
Total Certified: 154
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 16
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 11

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Chemotherapy Services
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Reconstructive Surgery Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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
This Hospital:

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:

10
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

91.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

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
This Hospital:

92.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

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:

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
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
Here:

93.0%
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:

99.0%
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%
Pennsylvania:

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

94.0%
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
This Hospital:

15.2%
State:

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

10.5%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

22.7%
State:

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

19.8%
State:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

43.600%
State:

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

10.400%
State:

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

0.103%
State:

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

0.004%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.500%
State:

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

1.100%
Pennsylvania:

3.106%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 45%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Pennsylvania:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Pennsylvania:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Pennsylvania:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

30%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
Here:

54%
Pennsylvania:

52%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

79%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

21%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

70%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

23%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
State:

67%

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,323
State:

$29,507
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,291
Pennsylvania:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.92%
Pennsylvania:

0.48%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,374
State:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,575
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.92%
Pennsylvania:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,239
Pennsylvania:

$36,008
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,820
State:

$8,468
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.47%
State:

1.01%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,971
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,081
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

3.39%
State:

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

$7,949
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,517
Pennsylvania:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.73%
Pennsylvania:

2.29%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,471
Pennsylvania:

$65,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,755
Pennsylvania:

$15,116
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.37%
State:

0.20%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,944
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$2,944
Pennsylvania:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.94%
Pennsylvania:

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

$9,998
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,392
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.69%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,768
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,125
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

2.94%
Pennsylvania:

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

$8,764
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,906
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.28%
Pennsylvania:

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

$10,743
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,465
Pennsylvania:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.16%
State:

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

$12,560
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,525
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

3.50%
State:

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

$16,334
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,147
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.69%
State:

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

$7,103
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,775
Pennsylvania:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

2.82%
State:

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

$21,105
State:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,736
State:

$12,050
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.03%
State:

1.07%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,914
State:

$46,672
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,111
Pennsylvania:

$9,880
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.49%
State:

0.28%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,219
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,195
State:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

4.18%
State:

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

$19,496
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,091
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 132
This Hospital:

14.92%
Pennsylvania:

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

$7,286
State:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,424
Pennsylvania:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.47%
Pennsylvania:

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

$7,354
Pennsylvania:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,797
State:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.73%
Pennsylvania:

2.03%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,523
Pennsylvania:

$82,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,500
Pennsylvania:

$17,250
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.36%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,838
Pennsylvania:

$28,031
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,053
Pennsylvania:

$6,643
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.47%
Pennsylvania:

0.65%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,365
Pennsylvania:

$60,306
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,680
Pennsylvania:

$13,393
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.36%
Pennsylvania:

0.45%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,545
State:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,394
State:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.81%
State:

1.18%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,567
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,647
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.15%
Pennsylvania:

2.33%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,669
Pennsylvania:

$43,448
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,480
Pennsylvania:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.24%
Pennsylvania:

0.82%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,951
Pennsylvania:

$54,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,539
Pennsylvania:

$12,976
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.24%
Pennsylvania:

0.97%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,044
Pennsylvania:

$28,738
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,114
State:

$5,717
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.24%
State:

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

$27,906
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,339
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.81%
State:

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

$12,550
State:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,036
State:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.58%
Pennsylvania:

1.62%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,510
Pennsylvania:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,865
Pennsylvania:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.47%
State:

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

$9,804
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,491
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

4.97%
State:

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

$9,489
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,899
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.37%
State:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,643
Pennsylvania:

$100,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,980
Pennsylvania:

$26,454
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

4.41%
State:

0.77%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,808
State:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,996
Pennsylvania:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

4.63%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,175
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,879
Pennsylvania:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.24%
Pennsylvania:

1.38%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.673%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.336%
State:

0.316%

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