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ESH – Edgewood Surgical Hospital

 

At Edgewood Surgical Hospital we believe compliance with Clinical Quality Indicators supports the best possible care for patients and their families.

Edgewood

Surgical

Hospital

4th Qrt 2008

National

Average

SCIP - Surgical Care Improvement Project

“The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) is a national quality partnership of organizations committed to improving the safety of surgical care through the reduction of postoperative complications”

Antibiotic  1 hour before incision – Percent of patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) one hour before incision

100%

85%

Antibiotic Selection -  Percent of patients who received the appropriate Preventative Antibiotics(s) for their Surgery

100%

92%

Antibiotics Stopped after Surgery – Percent of surgery Patients Whose Preventative Antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after Surgery

95%

91%

Survey of Patients About Their Hospital Experience

The national average is published on www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov (the Hospital Compare website) for all hospitals

ESH – Edgewood Surgical Hospital

 

At Edgewood Surgical Hospital we strive to provide the best possible service for patients and their families.

 

Edgewood

Surgical

Hospital

2008

Pennsylvania

Hospitals

Average

National

Average

Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well.

88%

74%

74%

Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well.

96%

78%

80%

Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted.

86%

61%

62%

Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled.

83%

67%

68%

Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them.

77%

57%

59%

Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean.

90%

68%

69%

Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night.

85%

48%

56%

Percent of patients at each hospital who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home.

90%

80%

80%

Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

94%

62%

64%

Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital.

94%

65%

68%