Tyler Memorial Hospital

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

Tyler Memorial Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 880sr 6W in Tunkhannock, 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 659 Medicare patients were given 4,747 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $4,856,808 by Medicare for those services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function and be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

880sr 6W
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Phone Number

(570) 836-2161

Geographic Coordinates

41.452313, -75.859735
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Monroe County
2 (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
Monroe 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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Monroe County
75.00%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Monroe County
97.00%
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Monroe County
93.00%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Monroe County
76.00%
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 77 patients.

This Provider This Provider
18.00%
Monroe County
45.00%
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 22 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
Monroe County
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 181 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Monroe County
75.50%
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 44 patients.

This Provider This Provider
48.00%
Monroe County
67.00%
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 105 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Monroe County
87.50%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Monroe County
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Monroe County
94.00%
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 12 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Monroe County
78.00%
Pennsylvania
89.62%
United States
87.23%

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 84 patients.

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Monroe County
72.00%
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Monroe County
58.00%
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 132 patients.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Monroe County
65.00%
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 229 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Monroe 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 137 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Monroe County
76.50%
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 46 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
46.00%
Monroe County
56.50%
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 44 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Monroe County
72.50%
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.

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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Tunkhannock at a Glance

Tunkhannock has a total population of 4,983, of which 1,570 are children under the age of 18 and 466 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
4,983
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
2,528 (50.7%)
Female:
2,455 (49.3%)
Children (0-17):
1,570 (31.5%)
Adults (18-64):
2,947 (59.1%)
Seniors (65+):
466 (9.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Tunkhannock
Married:
2,370 (47.6%)
Divorced:
264 (5.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Tunkhannock
Hispanic Ethnicity:
472 (9.47%)
White:
4,310 (86.49%)
African American:
352 (7.06%)
Asian:
47 (0.94%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.02%)
Indian:
12 (0.24%)
Other:
119 (2.39%)
Two or More:
142 (2.85%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Tunkhannock

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $46,996 while the median household income is $42,448. Roughly 13.39% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,996
Household Income:
$42,448
In Poverty:
13.39%

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