Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh

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

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 1400 Locust Street in Pittsburgh, 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 2,910 Medicare patients were given 24,284 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $39,819,449 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 313 Medicare patients were given 3,680 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 8,018 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,981,430 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given an inhibitor or ARB.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone Number

(412) 232-8111

Geographic Coordinates

40.436938, -79.986607
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Pittsburgh
10 (100.00%)
Allegheny County
13 (92.86%)
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
Pittsburgh
9 (90.00%)
Allegheny County
12 (85.71%)
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 138 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Pittsburgh
90.67%
Allegheny County
89.62%
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 265 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Pittsburgh
98.67%
Allegheny County
97.38%
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 286 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Pittsburgh
97.78%
Allegheny County
97.69%
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
43.00%
Pittsburgh
21.14%
Allegheny County
21.14%
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 286 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Pittsburgh
87.20%
Allegheny County
87.29%
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 461 patients.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Pittsburgh
65.70%
Allegheny County
63.86%
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.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Pittsburgh
84.20%
Allegheny County
81.79%
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 305 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Pittsburgh
80.60%
Allegheny County
79.21%
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 119 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Pittsburgh
92.70%
Allegheny County
91.64%
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 230 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Pittsburgh
91.70%
Allegheny County
92.07%
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 67 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Pittsburgh
93.80%
Allegheny County
92.57%
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 146 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Pittsburgh
87.40%
Allegheny County
89.21%
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 103 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Pittsburgh
85.00%
Allegheny County
87.14%
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 154 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Pittsburgh
97.89%
Allegheny County
96.00%
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 576 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Pittsburgh
98.00%
Allegheny County
97.50%
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 139 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Pittsburgh
97.40%
Allegheny County
94.79%
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 232 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Pittsburgh
82.70%
Allegheny County
83.29%
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 369 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Pittsburgh
99.60%
Allegheny County
99.71%
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 170 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Pittsburgh
86.40%
Allegheny County
84.93%
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 192 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Pittsburgh
86.90%
Allegheny County
86.29%
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 181 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Pittsburgh
70.50%
Allegheny County
72.29%
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

Treatment Figures

Charts

PPS Inpatients

The number of prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
2,910
Pittsburgh Average
3,657
Allegheny County Average
3,068
Pennsylvania Average
2,456
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
24,284
Pittsburgh Average
30,795
Allegheny County Average
25,972
Pennsylvania Average
19,163
United States Average
17,102

Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
313
Pittsburgh Average
308
Allegheny County Average
275
Pennsylvania Average
260
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
3,680
Pittsburgh Average
4,802
Allegheny County Average
4,193
Pennsylvania Average
3,393
United States Average
3,791

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
8,018
Pittsburgh Average
11,367
Allegheny County Average
9,356
Pennsylvania Average
9,214
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
24,509
Pittsburgh Average
31,119
Allegheny County Average
26,232
Pennsylvania Average
19,322
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
3,782
Pittsburgh Average
4,790
Allegheny County Average
4,052
Pennsylvania Average
3,278
United States Average
2,995

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
3,843
Pittsburgh Average
4,889
Allegheny County Average
4,256
Pennsylvania Average
3,424
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
341
Pittsburgh Average
344
Allegheny County Average
306
Pennsylvania Average
296
United States Average
450

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$39,819,449
Pittsburgh Average
$53,895,503
Allegheny County Average
$42,843,493
Pennsylvania Average
$29,400,205
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,625
Pittsburgh Average
$1,732
Allegheny County Average
$1,633
Pennsylvania Average
$1,522
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$10,529
Pittsburgh Average
$11,251
Allegheny County Average
$10,574
Pennsylvania Average
$8,970
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$4,578,686
Pittsburgh Average
$4,312,229
Allegheny County Average
$3,744,133
Pennsylvania Average
$3,055,368
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,191
Pittsburgh Average
$882
Allegheny County Average
$880
Pennsylvania Average
$892
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$4,981,430
Pittsburgh Average
$8,473,521
Allegheny County Average
$6,745,516
Pennsylvania Average
$6,148,005
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$13,684
Pittsburgh Average
$14,736
Allegheny County Average
$13,964
Pennsylvania Average
$11,973
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,640
Pittsburgh Average
$1,750
Allegheny County Average
$1,650
Pennsylvania Average
$1,534
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$14,628
Pittsburgh Average
$14,021
Allegheny County Average
$13,615
Pennsylvania Average
$11,750
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,244
Pittsburgh Average
$898
Allegheny County Average
$893
Pennsylvania Average
$901
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$13,427
Pittsburgh Average
$12,548
Allegheny County Average
$12,227
Pennsylvania Average
$10,315
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$621
Pittsburgh Average
$745
Allegheny County Average
$721
Pennsylvania Average
$667
United States Average
$786

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Pittsburgh at a Glance

Pittsburgh has a total population of 334,563, of which 66,508 are children under the age of 18 and 55,034 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.5.

Total Population:
334,563
Median Age:
35.5
Males:
159,119 (47.6%)
Female:
175,444 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
66,508 (19.9%)
Adults (18-64):
213,021 (63.7%)
Seniors (65+):
55,034 (16.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Pittsburgh
Married:
114,393 (34.2%)
Divorced:
25,420 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Pittsburgh
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,425 (1.32%)
White:
226,258 (67.63%)
African American:
90,750 (27.12%)
Asian:
9,195 (2.75%)
Pacific Islander:
111 (0.03%)
Indian:
628 (0.19%)
Other:
2,218 (0.66%)
Two or More:
5,403 (1.61%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Pittsburgh

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
22
Doctors:
6,458
Home Agencies:
19
Hospitals:
10
Nursing Homes:
32
Medical Suppliers:
239
Rehab Centers:
34

Wealth

The median family income is $38,795 while the median household income is $28,588. Roughly 19.09% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,795
Household Income:
$28,588
In Poverty:
19.09%

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