Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital

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

Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 11th & Hamilton STS in Lehighton, PA. The facility is not accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. However, patient mortality rate is worse than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 1,071 Medicare patients were given 6,294 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $7,636,588 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 383 Medicare patients were given 4,689 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Surgery patients at this hospital are more likely to receive preventitive antibiotics 1 hour before incision.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

11th & Hamilton STS
Lehighton, PA 18235

Phone Number

(607) 377-1300

Geographic Coordinates

40.832566, -75.725902
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a intersection level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Carbon County
1 (50.00%)
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
Carbon County
2 (100.00%)
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Carbon County
39.00%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Carbon County
88.50%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Carbon County
93.50%
Pennsylvania
93.22%
United States
89.74%

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 39 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Carbon County
81.50%
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 145 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Carbon County
83.00%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Carbon County
86.00%
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 115 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Carbon County
87.50%
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 32 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Carbon County
84.50%
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 66 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Carbon County
89.50%
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 37 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Carbon County
94.50%
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 33 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Carbon County
89.50%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Carbon County
89.00%
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Carbon County
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 169 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Carbon County
95.00%
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 24 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Carbon County
84.50%
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 87 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Carbon County
94.50%
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 132 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Carbon County
98.50%
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 84 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Carbon County
84.00%
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 140 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Carbon County
93.00%
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 139 patients.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Carbon County
42.50%
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
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.

Worse than National Rate
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Discussions

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Please do not close the infantcare and delivery dept

Please do not close the infantcare and delivery dept
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Heard the delivery dept might be closing and I think you should keep it open where will people from this area go when they are going to have a new baby, my children were born here and think you should KEEP IT OPEN

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Date:
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 3:16 PM MST

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Lehighton at a Glance

Lehighton has a total population of 5,537, of which 1,249 are children under the age of 18 and 1,171 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.1.

Total Population:
5,537
Median Age:
40.1
Males:
2,578 (46.6%)
Female:
2,959 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
1,249 (22.6%)
Adults (18-64):
3,117 (56.3%)
Seniors (65+):
1,171 (21.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lehighton
Married:
2,497 (45.1%)
Divorced:
509 (9.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lehighton
Hispanic Ethnicity:
37 (0.67%)
White:
5,444 (98.32%)
African American:
19 (0.34%)
Asian:
25 (0.45%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.09%)
Indian:
3 (0.05%)
Other:
2 (0.04%)
Two or More:
39 (0.70%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lehighton

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
82
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $35,673 while the median household income is $28,566. Roughly 13.98% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,673
Household Income:
$28,566
In Poverty:
13.98%

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