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Address
1021 PARK AVENUE
QUAKERTOWN, PA, 18951
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (215) 538-4500

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

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: ST. LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL

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

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

$37,915
State:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,823
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.11%
State:

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

$23,113
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,574
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

4.86%
State:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,922
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,211
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

5.45%
Pennsylvania:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,613
State:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,230
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.33%
Pennsylvania:

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

$37,539
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,651
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

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

$48,998
State:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,932
State:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.14%
State:

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

$35,900
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,418
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.47%
State:

1.72%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,270
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,808
State:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.53%
Pennsylvania:

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

$26,763
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,339
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

9.34%
State:

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

$50,115
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,980
State:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.11%
State:

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

$40,518
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,018
Pennsylvania:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.06%
Pennsylvania:

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

$50,170
State:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,967
Pennsylvania:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.72%
State:

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

$26,496
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,177
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.53%
Pennsylvania:

1.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,526
Pennsylvania:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,853
Pennsylvania:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.14%
Pennsylvania:

1.56%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,308
Pennsylvania:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,941
Pennsylvania:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.53%
Pennsylvania:

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

$28,563
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,600
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

5.45%
Pennsylvania:

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

$85,907
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,702
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

4.86%
State:

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

$27,017
Pennsylvania:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,287
Pennsylvania:

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

3.50%
State:

2.03%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,669
State:

$34,570
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,316
Pennsylvania:

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

2.14%
State:

1.07%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,664
State:

$32,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,288
Pennsylvania:

$7,414
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.33%
State:

0.46%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,301
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,828
Pennsylvania:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.11%
State:

2.33%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,835
Pennsylvania:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,030
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

4.47%
State:

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

$44,995
Pennsylvania:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,031
Pennsylvania:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania:

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

$45,423
State:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,951
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

4.67%
Pennsylvania:

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

$31,580
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,259
Pennsylvania:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,725
Pennsylvania:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,212
Pennsylvania:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,662
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,294
State:

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

2.14%
State:

1.38%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner 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
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Reconstructive Surgery Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 88.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 110.50
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 1.50
Physical Therapists : 2.25
Registered Pharmacists : 3.25
Respiratory Therapists : 5.75
Physicians : 0.50
Medical Social Workers : 4.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 7.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.75
Physician Assistants : 1.50
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 16.75
Psychologists : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 62
Total Certified: 52
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 19

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.454%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.454%
Pennsylvania:

0.154%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Pennsylvania:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Pennsylvania:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Pennsylvania:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

69%
Pennsylvania:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
State:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
Here:

17%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

71%
State:

67%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.100%
State:

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

7.800%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.064%
State:

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

0.017%
State:

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

7.400%
Pennsylvania:

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

1.200%
State:

3.106%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.4%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
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:

92.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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)
Here:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

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
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:

100.0%
State:

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

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:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

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%
Pennsylvania:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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
This Hospital:

15.6%
State:

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

12.3%
State:

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

11.8%
State:

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

23.2%
State:

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

18.6%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

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