Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center

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

Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at Park Avenue and Randolph Road in Plainfield, 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 2,789 Medicare patients were given 26,186 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $34,866,291 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 178 Medicare patients were given 2,475 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

Park Avenue and Randolph Road
Plainfield, NJ 07061

Phone Number

(908) 668-2197

Geographic Coordinates

40.610904, -74.440597
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Union County
5 (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
Union County
5 (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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Union County
75.00%
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 105 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Union County
92.40%
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 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Union County
97.40%
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 13 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Union County
52.00%
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 109 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Union County
87.60%
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 248 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Union County
71.20%
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 43 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Union County
94.80%
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 232 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Union County
86.40%
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 56 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Union County
92.60%
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 158 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Union County
92.20%
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 60 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Union County
92.20%
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 178 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Union County
95.80%
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 131 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Union County
95.20%
New Jersey
95.18%
United States
87.23%

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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Union County
94.80%
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 344 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Union County
95.40%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Union County
96.20%
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 139 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Union County
93.00%
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 256 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Union County
99.20%
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 134 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Union County
87.20%
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 256 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Union County
94.60%
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 233 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Union County
85.00%
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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Plainfield at a Glance

Plainfield has a total population of 47,829, of which 13,167 are children under the age of 18 and 4,402 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.8.

Total Population:
47,829
Median Age:
32.8
Males:
23,393 (48.9%)
Female:
24,436 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
13,167 (27.5%)
Adults (18-64):
30,260 (63.3%)
Seniors (65+):
4,402 (9.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Plainfield
Married:
16,336 (34.2%)
Divorced:
3,234 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Plainfield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
12,033 (25.16%)
White:
10,258 (21.45%)
African American:
29,550 (61.78%)
Asian:
447 (0.93%)
Pacific Islander:
46 (0.10%)
Indian:
195 (0.41%)
Other:
5,156 (10.78%)
Two or More:
2,177 (4.55%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Plainfield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
240
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $50,774 while the median household income is $46,683. Roughly 15.63% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$50,774
Household Income:
$46,683
In Poverty:
15.63%

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