Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center

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

Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 777 Rural Avenue in Williamsport, 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 3,916 Medicare patients were given 24,018 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $39,811,005 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 305 Medicare patients were given 4,014 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given an inhibitor or ARB. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be 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

777 Rural Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701

Phone Number

(570) 321-1000

Geographic Coordinates

41.247772, -77.016804
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Lycoming County
3 (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
Lycoming County
3 (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 62 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Lycoming County
50.33%
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 250 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Lycoming County
80.67%
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
99.00%
Lycoming County
89.00%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Lycoming County
90.00%
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 88 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Lycoming County
79.33%
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 190 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Lycoming County
66.33%
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
82.00%
Lycoming County
80.67%
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 164 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Lycoming County
86.33%
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
100.00%
Lycoming County
85.33%
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 140 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Lycoming County
93.00%
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 265 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Lycoming County
91.33%
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 170 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Lycoming County
96.67%
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 141 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Lycoming County
90.00%
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 83 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Lycoming County
99.67%
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 256 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Lycoming County
88.00%
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 40 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Lycoming County
66.67%
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 128 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Lycoming County
79.67%
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 202 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Lycoming 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 142 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Lycoming County
77.33%
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 801 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Lycoming County
77.67%
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 772 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Lycoming County
39.67%
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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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Williamsport at a Glance

Williamsport has a total population of 30,706, of which 6,901 are children under the age of 18 and 4,133 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.4.

Total Population:
30,706
Median Age:
32.4
Males:
15,175 (49.4%)
Female:
15,531 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
6,901 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
19,672 (64.1%)
Seniors (65+):
4,133 (13.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Williamsport
Married:
11,034 (35.9%)
Divorced:
3,055 (9.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Williamsport
Hispanic Ethnicity:
340 (1.11%)
White:
25,827 (84.11%)
African American:
3,910 (12.73%)
Asian:
175 (0.57%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.01%)
Indian:
111 (0.36%)
Other:
147 (0.48%)
Two or More:
532 (1.73%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Williamsport

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
404
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
26
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $33,844 while the median household income is $25,946. Roughly 19.78% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$33,844
Household Income:
$25,946
In Poverty:
19.78%

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