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Shamokin Area Community Hospital

4200 Hospital Road

Coal Township, PA 17866-9697

www.shamokinhospital.org

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Appropriate Care

Appropriate Care Measures Indicates how often patients received all recommended treatments for their clinical condition.
The column highlighted in yellow is the benchmark to which the hospital is compared. Click other column headers to change the comparison.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Rate PA Top 25% PA Top 10%
Overall Appropriate Care      N/A 94% 97% 98%
   Heart Attack Care      N/A 98% 100% 100%
   Heart Failure Care      N/A 96% 100% 100%
   Pneumonia Care      N/A 97% 100% 100%
   Surgical Care      N/A 96% 98% 100%
   Preventive Care      N/A 92% 98% 100%
   Stroke Care      N/A 88% 97% 100%
   Venous Thromboembolism Care      N/A 91% 97% 99%

Healthcare-Associated Infections

Outcome Measures Measures hospital results in specific areas.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average    
Urinary Tract Infections (Catheter Associated)      N/A
Bloodstream Infections (Central Line Associated)      N/A

Heart Attack

Process Measures Measures how often hospitals are performing recommended tasks.
The column highlighted in yellow is the benchmark to which the Hospital is compared. Click other column headers to change the comparison.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Rate US Rate Top 10% Nationally
Aspirin on Arrival      N/A 99% 99% 100%
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge      N/A 99% 99% 100%
ACEI or ARB for LVSD      N/A 97% 97% 100%
Beta Blocker Prescribed at Discharge      N/A 99% 99% 100%
PCI within 90 Minutes      N/A 96% 96% 100%
Statin Prescribed at Discharge      N/A 98% 98% 100%

Outcome Measures Measures hospital results in specific areas.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average    
30-Day Mortality for Heart Attack Patients      N/A 14.3 %    
CABG Mortality      N/A 1.5 %    

System Measures Measures reflect the way in which whole "systems" of care (hospitals, doctor offices, nursing homes, etc.) work. As a result, these measures may or may not be specifically indicative of Hospital quality.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average US Average  
30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rate for Heart Attack Patients      N/A 18% 18%  

Heart Failure

Process Measures Measures how often hospitals are performing recommended tasks.
The column highlighted in yellow is the benchmark to which the Hospital is compared. Click other column headers to change the comparison.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Rate US Rate Top 10% Nationally
Discharge Instructions      N/A 95% 95% 100%
ACEI or ARB for LVSD      N/A 97% 97% 100%

Outcome Measures Measures hospital results in specific areas.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average    
30-Day Mortality for Heart Failure Patients      N/A 11.2 %    

System Measures Measures reflect the way in which whole "systems" of care (hospitals, doctor offices, nursing homes, etc.) work. As a result, these measures may or may not be specifically indicative of Hospital quality.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average US Average  
30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rate for Heart Failure Patients      N/A 23% 23%  

Pneumonia

Process Measures Measures how often hospitals are performing recommended tasks.
The column highlighted in yellow is the benchmark to which the Hospital is compared. Click other column headers to change the comparison.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Rate US Rate Top 10% Nationally
Pneumococcal Vaccination      97% 97% 96% 100%
Blood Culture within First 24 hours (ICU)      N/A 98% 98% 100%
Blood Culture prior to First Antibiotic      N/A 98% 98% 100%
Initial Antibiotic within 6 Hours      98% 97% 96% 100%
Initial Antibiotic Selection      N/A 96% 96% 100%
Initial Antibiotic Selection for ICU Patients      N/A 92% 89% 100%
Initial Antibiotic Selection for Non-ICU Patients      N/A 97% 97% 100%
Influenza Vaccination      96% 95% 94% 100%

Outcome Measures Measures hospital results in specific areas.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average    
30-Day Mortality for Pneumonia Patients      N/A 11.5 %    

System Measures Measures reflect the way in which whole "systems" of care (hospitals, doctor offices, nursing homes, etc.) work. As a result, these measures may or may not be specifically indicative of Hospital quality.

  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Average US Average  
30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rate for Pneumonia Patients      N/A 18% 18%  

Surgical Care and Infection Prevention

Process Measures Measures how often hospitals are performing recommended tasks.
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  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Rate US Rate Top 10% Nationally
Beta Blocker during the Perioperative Period      N/A 98% 98% 100%
Prophylactic Antibiotic within 1 hour of incision      [ + ] N/A 99% 99% 100%
Appropriate Antibiotic      [ + ] N/A 99% 99% 100%
Prophylactic Antibiotic Discontinued within 24 hours      [ + ] N/A 98% 98% 100%
Cardiac Surgery Patients with Controlled 6 A.M. Postoperative Blood Glucose      N/A 97% 97% 100%
Urinary Catheter Removal within Two Days of Surgery      N/A 98% 98% 100%
Surgery Patients with Perioperative Temperature Management      N/A 100% 100% 100%
VTE Ordered prior to Surgery      N/A 99% 98% 100%
VTE Received within 24 Hours of Surgery      N/A 99% 98% 100%

Consumer Assessment

Patient Experience Measures Measures various aspects of patients’ experiences during their hospital stay.
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  Shamokin Area Community Hospital PA Avg US Avg Top 10% Nationally
Doctor Communication      N/A 80% 82% 89%
Nurse Communication      N/A 79% 79% 85%
Responsiveness of Hospital Staff      N/A 67% 68% 79%
Pain Well Controlled      N/A 70% 71% 77%
Medicine Explained by Staff      N/A 63% 64% 72%
Room and Bathroom Kept Clean      N/A 73% 73% 84%
Room Quiet at Night      N/A 54% 61% 74%
Provided Discharge Information      N/A 86% 85% 90%
Hospital Rating      N/A 69% 71% 82%
Hospital Recommendation      N/A 70% 71% 83%

*These PA and US rates are case-weighted averages, which are calculated by dividing the total number of patients/cases that meet the received the recommended care according to the measure’s criteria by the total number of patients/cases that are eligible to be counted based on the measure’s inclusion criteria for all facilities included in the specified Hospital population.

**The Hospital 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 Hospital’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.