Montgomery Hospital

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

Montgomery Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at Powell & Fornance Streets in Norristown, 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 1,575 Medicare patients were given 10,058 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $14,158,167 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 74 Medicare patients were given 1,546 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

Powell & Fornance Streets
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone Number

(610) 270-2000

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Norristown
3 (100.00%)
Montgomery County
9 (100.00%)
Pennsylvania
133 (82.10%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Norristown
2 (66.67%)
Montgomery County
7 (77.78%)
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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Norristown
70.50%
Montgomery County
80.71%
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 87 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Norristown
92.50%
Montgomery County
95.29%
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 97 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Norristown
95.00%
Montgomery County
97.57%
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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Norristown
33.00%
Montgomery County
48.25%
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 108 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Norristown
81.50%
Montgomery County
82.86%
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 246 patients.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Norristown
75.00%
Montgomery County
66.71%
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 35 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Norristown
80.50%
Montgomery County
70.29%
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 175 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Norristown
82.50%
Montgomery County
78.57%
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 45 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Norristown
85.00%
Montgomery County
86.86%
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 99 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Norristown
89.00%
Montgomery County
90.00%
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 49 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Norristown
84.50%
Montgomery County
88.86%
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 101 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Norristown
89.50%
Montgomery County
94.57%
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 95 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Norristown
93.00%
Montgomery County
95.14%
Pennsylvania
89.62%
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 29 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Norristown
98.50%
Montgomery County
98.00%
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 314 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Norristown
94.50%
Montgomery County
94.86%
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 45 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Norristown
96.00%
Montgomery County
91.86%
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 133 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Norristown
73.00%
Montgomery County
69.14%
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 199 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Norristown
100.00%
Montgomery County
100.00%
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 124 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Norristown
88.50%
Montgomery County
89.71%
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 142 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.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Norristown
89.00%
Montgomery County
75.71%
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 137 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.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Norristown
71.50%
Montgomery County
65.29%
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

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

Emergency care. Most unqualified, unprofessional, uncaring collection of health field rejects I ever encountered. Better to stay at home and take your chances on what's in the medicine cabinet than go to this poor-excuse for a hospital.

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Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Norristown at a Glance

Norristown has a total population of 31,282, of which 7,847 are children under the age of 18 and 3,694 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.7.

Total Population:
31,282
Median Age:
33.7
Males:
15,231 (48.7%)
Female:
16,051 (51.3%)
Children (0-17):
7,847 (25.1%)
Adults (18-64):
19,741 (63.1%)
Seniors (65+):
3,694 (11.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Norristown
Married:
10,667 (34.1%)
Divorced:
2,475 (7.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Norristown
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,282 (10.49%)
White:
16,992 (54.32%)
African American:
10,887 (34.80%)
Asian:
926 (2.96%)
Pacific Islander:
10 (0.03%)
Indian:
63 (0.20%)
Other:
1,443 (4.61%)
Two or More:
961 (3.07%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Norristown

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.35, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.35 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
531
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
32
Rehab Centers:
5

Wealth

The median family income is $42,357 while the median household income is $35,714. Roughly 16.74% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,357
Household Income:
$35,714
In Poverty:
16.74%

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