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ST CHRISTOPHER'S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN

160 EAST ERIE AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19134
(215) 427-5000

Emergency room: Yes
ER volume: n/a
Hospital type: Childrens
Ownership type: Proprietary
Completed Surveys:
Survey Response: Not Available
19 - Data are shown only for hospitals that participate in the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) programs.
Includes Medicare and non-Medicare patients, 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
TOPICRATING

Overall hospital rating

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Nurse communication

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Doctor communication

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Staff responsiveness

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Pain management

19 - Data are shown only for hospitals that participate in the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) programs.

Quietness

19 - Data are shown only for hospitals that participate in the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) programs.

Cleanliness

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Communication about medicines

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Discharge information

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Care transition

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Recommend hospital

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Includes Medicare and non-Medicare patients
CONDITIONMEASURENATIONAL
AVG.
HOSP.
SCORE
SAMPLE SIZEDATES
Blood Clot Prevention and TreatmentPatients who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment that could have prevented it
Lower percentages are better
2%Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Cancer carePercentage of patients receiving appropriate radiation therapy for cancer that has spread to the bone.
Higher percentages are better
82%Not Available1901/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Cataract surgery outcomePercentage of patients who had cataract surgery and had improvement in visual function within 90 days following the surgery
Higher percentages are better
96%Not Available1901/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Colonoscopy carePercentage of patients receiving appropriate recommendation for follow-up screening colonoscopy
Higher percentages are better
85%Not Available1901/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Colonoscopy carePercentage of patients with history of polyps receiving follow-up colonoscopy in the appropriate timeframe
Higher percentages are better
89%Not Available1901/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were admitted to the hospital as an inpatient
A lower number of minutes is better
282 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, after the doctor decided to admit them as an inpatient before leaving the emergency department for their inpatient room
A lower number of minutes is better
102 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional
A lower number of minutes is better
20 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before getting pain medication
A lower number of minutes is better
49 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentPercentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen
Lower percentages are better
2%Not Available1901/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Emergency DepartmentPercentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival
Higher percentages are better
72%Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit
A lower number of minutes is better
138 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainMedian Time to Fibrinolysis28 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainOutpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Higher percentages are better
57%Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainOutpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival or before transferring from the emergency department
Higher percentages are better
95%Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainAverage (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
A lower number of minutes is better
7 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainAverage (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital
A lower number of minutes is better
58 min.Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Pregnancy and Delivery CarePercent of mothers whose deliveries were scheduled too early (1-2 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Lower percentages are better
2%Not Available1904/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Preventive CarePatients assessed and given influenza vaccination
Higher percentages are better
93%Not Available1910/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Preventive CareHealthcare workers given influenza vaccination
Higher percentages are better
88%Not Available1910/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
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MEASUREHOSPITAL
SCORE
NATIONAL
SCORE
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
DATES
Rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patientsNot Available192.8Not Available04/01/2013 to 03/31/2016
Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis RateNot Available191.12Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Postoperative Respiratory Failure RateNot Available1911.89Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Serious blood clots after surgeryNot Available194.35Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Blood stream infection after surgeryNot Available195.94Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
A wound that splits open after surgery on the abdomen or pelvisNot Available192.26Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Accidental cuts and tears from medical treatmentNot Available190.88Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Pressure soresNot Available190.26Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Deaths among Patients with Serious Treatable Complications after SurgeryNot Available19139.05Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Collapsed lung due to medical treatmentNot Available190.4Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Broken hip from a fall after surgeryNot Available190.1Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Serious complicationsNot Available191Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Perioperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma RateNot Available194.78Not Available07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Measures include hospitalizations for Medicare beneficiaries 65 or older who were enrolled in Original Medicare for the entire 12 months prior to their hospital admission (and for readmissions, for 30 days after their original admission). The heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia death and unplanned readmission measures also include patients 65 or older who were admitted to Veterans Health Administration (VA) hospitals. Beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare managed care plans aren't included.
MEASUREHOSPITAL
SCORE
NATIONAL
SCORE
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
DATES
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality RateNot Available1913.6Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for CABGNot Available193.2Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patientsNot Available198Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality RateNot Available1911.9Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality RateNot Available1915.9Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for stroke patientsNot Available1914.6Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Includes Medicare beneficiaries 65 years or older who were enrolled in Original Medicare for the entire 12 months before their hospitalization, as well as the 30 days after admission. 04/01/2013 to 03/31/2016
MEASUREHOSPITAL
PAYMENT
AVG. NATIONAL
PAYMENT
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
VALUE-OF-CARE
CATEGORY
Payment for heart attack patients$23,119Not Available19Not Available19
Payment for heart failure patients$16,190Not Available19Not Available19
Payment for pneumonia patients$17,026Not Available19Not Available19
Payment for hip/knee replacement patients$22,567Not Available19Not Available19