Good Samaritan Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Lebanon, Pennsylvania (PA).

Good Samaritan Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at Fourth and Walnut Streets in Lebanon, PA. 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 3,327 Medicare patients were given 24,924 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $31,343,728 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 185 Medicare patients were given 1,959 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

Fourth and Walnut Streets
Lebanon, PA 17042

Phone Number

(717) 270-7500

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Pennsylvania
133 (82.10%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

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Yes
Pennsylvania
144 (88.89%)
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 64 patients.

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83.00%
Pennsylvania
76.50%
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 230 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Pennsylvania
91.58%
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 243 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Pennsylvania
93.22%
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 17 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Pennsylvania
44.00%
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 149 patients.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Pennsylvania
80.04%
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 271 patients.

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Pennsylvania
60.43%
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 52 patients.

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58.00%
Pennsylvania
70.91%
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 213 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Pennsylvania
78.97%
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 46 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Pennsylvania
80.05%
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.

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88.00%
Pennsylvania
90.89%
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 68 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Pennsylvania
90.74%
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 250 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Pennsylvania
92.22%
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 245 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Pennsylvania
89.62%
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 1 patients.

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

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0.00%
Pennsylvania
28.00%
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 60 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Pennsylvania
89.11%
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 388 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Pennsylvania
89.66%
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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Pennsylvania
82.23%
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 200 patients.

This Provider This Provider
45.00%
Pennsylvania
73.83%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 289 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Pennsylvania
99.50%
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 162 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Pennsylvania
83.73%
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 197 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

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57.00%
Pennsylvania
77.12%
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 193 patients.

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

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

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66.00%
Pennsylvania
69.01%
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
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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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Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Lebanon at a Glance

Lebanon has a total population of 24,461, of which 6,126 are children under the age of 18 and 4,069 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.3.

Total Population:
24,461
Median Age:
36.3
Males:
11,857 (48.5%)
Female:
12,604 (51.5%)
Children (0-17):
6,126 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
14,266 (58.3%)
Seniors (65+):
4,069 (16.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lebanon
Married:
9,149 (37.4%)
Divorced:
2,486 (10.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lebanon
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,019 (16.43%)
White:
20,915 (85.50%)
African American:
790 (3.23%)
Asian:
249 (1.02%)
Pacific Islander:
25 (0.10%)
Indian:
69 (0.28%)
Other:
1,983 (8.11%)
Two or More:
430 (1.76%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lebanon

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
280
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
24
Rehab Centers:
5

Wealth

The median family income is $34,045 while the median household income is $27,259. Roughly 15.92% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,045
Household Income:
$27,259
In Poverty:
15.92%

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