Virtua West Jersey Hospitals Berlin

Detailed report on the hospital located in Berlin, New Jersey (NJ).

Virtua West Jersey Hospitals Berlin is a non-profit acute care hospital based at Whitehorse Pike and Townsend Avenue in Berlin, NJ. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 7,444 Medicare patients were given 62,457 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $75,397,971 by Medicare for those services.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

Whitehorse Pike and Townsend Avenue
Berlin, NJ 08009

Phone Number

(856) 322-3200

Geographic Coordinates

39.792168, -74.924508
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Camden County
4 (100.00%)
New Jersey
73 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Camden County
4 (100.00%)
New Jersey
72 (98.63%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Camden County
90.50%
New Jersey
85.01%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 189 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Camden County
96.75%
New Jersey
91.52%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 214 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Camden County
97.50%
New Jersey
94.55%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 9 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Camden County
30.33%
New Jersey
47.05%
United States
53.85%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 211 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Camden County
87.75%
New Jersey
86.92%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 518 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Camden County
77.50%
New Jersey
78.30%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 106 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Camden County
69.50%
New Jersey
85.34%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 595 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Camden County
83.25%
New Jersey
82.08%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 115 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Camden County
93.50%
New Jersey
92.51%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 455 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Camden County
95.75%
New Jersey
93.62%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 346 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Camden County
97.00%
New Jersey
90.96%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 383 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Camden County
98.00%
New Jersey
96.07%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 308 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Camden County
97.00%
New Jersey
95.18%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 4 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Camden County
9.00%
New Jersey
24.02%
United States
31.22%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Camden County
90.25%
New Jersey
94.46%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 771 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Camden County
98.25%
New Jersey
95.92%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 62 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Camden County
96.75%
New Jersey
94.93%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 416 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Camden County
78.00%
New Jersey
85.78%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 641 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Camden County
100.00%
New Jersey
99.63%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 404 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Camden County
90.75%
New Jersey
87.38%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 1,194 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Camden County
89.75%
New Jersey
87.79%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 1,168 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Camden County
91.25%
New Jersey
79.15%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Berlin at a Glance

Berlin has a total population of 6,149, of which 1,513 are children under the age of 18 and 837 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.2.

Total Population:
6,149
Median Age:
38.2
Males:
3,045 (49.5%)
Female:
3,104 (50.5%)
Children (0-17):
1,513 (24.6%)
Adults (18-64):
3,799 (61.8%)
Seniors (65+):
837 (13.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Berlin
Married:
2,771 (45.1%)
Divorced:
318 (5.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Berlin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
130 (2.11%)
White:
5,784 (94.06%)
African American:
134 (2.18%)
Asian:
104 (1.69%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.07%)
Indian:
13 (0.21%)
Other:
30 (0.49%)
Two or More:
80 (1.30%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Berlin

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
77
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $68,704 while the median household income is $60,286. Roughly 3.45% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$68,704
Household Income:
$60,286
In Poverty:
3.45%

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