Abington Hospital—Jefferson Health

1200 Old York Rd, Abington PA, 19001

(215) 809-3842

74% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 498 hospital cases and a national average of 169 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 976 hospital cases and a national average of 455 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 196 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 441 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 635 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1738 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 320 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 94 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 334 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 219 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 188 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 424 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1642 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 633 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 448 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 247 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 926 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 137 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 85 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 221 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries

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Gynecologic Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 292 hospital cases and a national average of 163 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 676 hospital cases and a national average of 236 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 4147 hospital cases and a national average of 1473 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 9008 hospital cases and a national average of 2870 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 269 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 1095 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 714 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 632 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 972 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 802 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 1066 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 87 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 251 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 54 hospital cases and a national average of 69 cases.

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 204 hospital cases and a national average of 140 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 61 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

74% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Abington Hospital—Jefferson Health
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

  • Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

  • Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

  • Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

  • Percent of patients who said their pain was evaluated and well managed

  • Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

  • Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

  • Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 11 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
3 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Abington Hospital—Jefferson Health

1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001