ST LUKE'S QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL - QUAKERTOWN, PA

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Addresss:
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

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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

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

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

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

$37,915
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,823
Pennsylvania:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.11%
State:

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

$23,113
State:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,574
State:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

4.86%
Pennsylvania:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,922
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,211
Pennsylvania:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

5.45%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,613
State:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,230
Pennsylvania:

$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
This Hospital:

$5,651
State:

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

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

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

$48,998
State:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,932
State:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.14%
Pennsylvania:

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

$35,900
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,418
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

4.47%
Pennsylvania:

1.72%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,270
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,808
Pennsylvania:

$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
This Hospital:

$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
This Hospital:

$40,518
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,018
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

5.06%
Pennsylvania:

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

$50,170
State:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,967
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.72%
State:

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

$26,496
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,177
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.53%
State:

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

$38,526
Pennsylvania:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
Here:

$38,308
State:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,941
Pennsylvania:

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

2.53%
State:

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

$28,563
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,600
State:

$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
State:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,702
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

4.86%
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

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

$57,669
State:

$34,570
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,316
State:

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

2.14%
Pennsylvania:

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

$44,664
State:

$32,887
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,288
Pennsylvania:

$7,414
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.33%
State:

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

$34,301
Pennsylvania:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,828
State:

$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
Here:

$45,835
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,030
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania:

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

$44,995
State:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.67%
State:

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

$31,580
State:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,259
State:

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

3.50%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,725
State:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,212
Pennsylvania:

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

3.50%
State:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,662
State:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,294
State:

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

2.14%
State:

1.38%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

92.0%
State:

99.4%

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)
This Hospital:

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%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

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
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:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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
This Hospital:

99.0%
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:

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%
Pennsylvania:

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%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

18.6%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.454%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.454%
Pennsylvania:

0.154%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.100%
State:

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

7.800%
State:

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

0.064%
State:

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

0.017%
Pennsylvania:

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

7.400%
Pennsylvania:

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

1.200%
Pennsylvania:

3.106%

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
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Pennsylvania:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

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%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

60%
Pennsylvania:

52%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

7%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
Pennsylvania:

67%

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