TYLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - TUNKHANNOCK, PA

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Addresss:
880 STATE ROUTE 6 WEST
TUNKHANNOCK, PA, 18657
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (570) 836-2161

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 8.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 63.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 175.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 0.50
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 60
Total Certified: 40

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

18%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Pennsylvania:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
Here:

12%
Pennsylvania:

16%
Always
Here:

86%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

24%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Pennsylvania:

9%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

40%
State:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

44%
State:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
State:

83%
No
Here:

15%
Pennsylvania:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
Pennsylvania:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

64%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

67%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

7
State:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

79
State:

72
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

95.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

93.4%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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:

96.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

100.0%
State:

96.6%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

85.0%
State:

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

85.0%
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%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
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
Here:

93.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.2%
State:

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

23.9%
State:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.2%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

15.100%
State:

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

0.264%
State:

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

0.019%
State:

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

10.100%
Pennsylvania:

5.987%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,337
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,941
Pennsylvania:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

5.41%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,099
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,318
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.13%
Pennsylvania:

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

$16,649
Pennsylvania:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,823
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

7.98%
State:

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

$19,234
Pennsylvania:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,117
Pennsylvania:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

6.27%
Pennsylvania:

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

$14,377
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,350
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

11.68%
Pennsylvania:

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

$13,072
Pennsylvania:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,322
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

9.69%
Pennsylvania:

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

$17,574
Pennsylvania:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,214
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

5.70%
Pennsylvania:

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

$11,953
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,133
Pennsylvania:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.13%
Pennsylvania:

1.61%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,916
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,112
State:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

6.55%
State:

2.03%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,451
State:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,817
Pennsylvania:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.42%
Pennsylvania:

1.18%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,789
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,709
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.99%
Pennsylvania:

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

$13,520
State:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,510
Pennsylvania:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

5.41%
State:

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

$12,698
Pennsylvania:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,984
Pennsylvania:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.99%
Pennsylvania:

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

$18,649
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,049
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

11.97%
Pennsylvania:

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

$29,118
Pennsylvania:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,923
State:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

4.27%
State:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,856
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,167
Pennsylvania:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

4.27%
State:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,609
Pennsylvania:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,282
State:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.13%
State:

2.49%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.659%
State:

0.504%

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