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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

Hospitals 25 miles or less from: Zip Code 18105 11 Hospitals Found

Heart Failure is a condition in which the heart too weak to pump enough blood to the body's other organs. The entire body depends on the oxygen and nutrient-rich blood delivered by the heart for proper function. Heart failure may result from narrowed arteries that supply blood to the heart itself -- coronary artery disease. A past heart attack, extreme obesity, and/or high blood pressure may also contribute to heart failure.

Percent of heart failure patients or their care givers who were given written instructions or educational materials at discharge or during the hospital stay addressing all of the following: activity level, diet, discharge medications, follow-up appointment, weight monitoring, and what to do if symptoms worsen. (CMS)

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October 2012 - September 2013 Results *

 
   
PENNSYLVANIA RATE 95%  
Easton Hospital 96% View Historical Data
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital 94% View Historical Data
Grand View Hospital 96% View Historical Data
Lehigh Valley Hospital 96% View Historical Data
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg 96% View Historical Data
Palmerton Hospital 90% View Historical Data
Sacred Heart Hospital 98% View Historical Data
St. Luke's Allentown Campus N/A
St. Luke's Hospital 98% View Historical Data
St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital 98% View Historical Data
Westfield Hospital Not Enough Cases To Compare View Historical Data

*The Hospitals quality measures reported on this website come from a variety of sources using several data collection processes and update schedules. While the PHCQA website contains the most recent publicly available information, the time periods represented by these data range from 6 to 24 months old. Caution should be used when drawing conclusions from these data as a Hospitals’s performance may have changed significantly since the data was collected and reported. The PHCQA recommends you contact the hospital directly to obtain the most recent performance data.