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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)

The risk-adjusted readmission rate of Medicare patients who were readmitted to the hospital for any reason within 30 days of being discharged from their initial pneumonia related hospital admissions (CMS)

Why Is This Important    Additional Clinical Information

30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rate for Pneumonia Patients
Q3 2011 - Q2 2014 Results *

Easton Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
Grand View Hospital Better than U.S. National Rate  
Lehigh Valley Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg No different than U.S. National Rate  
Palmerton Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
Sacred Heart Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
St. Luke's Allentown Campus No different than U.S. National Rate  
St. Luke's Hospital No different than U.S. National Rate  
St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus No different than U.S. National Rate  
St. Luke's Hospital - Quakertown Campus No different than U.S. National Rate  

*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.