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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

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

Pneumonia is caused by a viral or bacterial infection that fills the lungs with mucus. This lowers the oxygen level in your blood. Symptoms of pneumonia can include difficulty breathing, coughing up green or bloody mucus, chest pain, fever and chills, and fatigue. (Source: CMS)

Percent of pneumonia patients whose blood was collected in the emergency room prior to first hospital dose of antibiotics. (CMS)

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Blood Culture prior to First Antibiotic
October 2012 - September 2013 Results *

 
   
PENNSYLVANIA RATE 98%  
Easton Hospital 99% View Historical Data
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital 99% View Historical Data
Grand View Hospital 100% View Historical Data
Lehigh Valley Hospital 97% View Historical Data
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg 97% View Historical Data
Palmerton Hospital 97% View Historical Data
Sacred Heart Hospital 99% View Historical Data
St. Luke's Allentown Campus N/A
St. Luke's Hospital 100% View Historical Data
St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital 100% View Historical Data
Westfield Hospital 62% 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.