Delaware County Memorial Hospital

501 N Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill PA, 19026

(610) 255-7572

58% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 233 hospital cases and a national average of 203 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 73 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 458 cases.

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Better Than Expected

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 47 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Within 30 Days
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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 95 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 32 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 54 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 479 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 160 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 117 cases.

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As Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 41 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 229 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 40 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 34 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 91 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 68 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 91 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 36 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1322 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3258 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Within 30 Days
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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 187 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 172 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 109 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 250 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 448 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 335 cases.

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Our Patient Experience

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58% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Delaware County Memorial Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

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Rated Better Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 10 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
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Delaware County Memorial Hospital

501 N Lansdowne Ave
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

From Route 476 (the Blue Route) Going North

  • Take 476 North to Exit 9 (Upper Darby).
  • Make a right onto West Chester Pike (Route 3) and continue on the pike to Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Make a right onto Lansdowne Avenue and continue for approximately one mile.
  • DCMH is on the left, next to Upper Darby High School.

From 476 (Blue Route) Going South

  • Take 476 South to Exit 9 (Upper Darby).
  • Make a left onto West Chester Pike (Route 3) and continue on the pike to Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Make a right onto Lansdowne Avenue and continue for approximately one mile.
  • DCMH is on the left, next to Upper Darby High School.

From I-95 Going North

  • From I-95, take the Route 420 exit, heading west.
  • Follow 420 until you come to Route 1.
  • Turn right onto Route 1, following to fork in road, and then bear right onto State Road.
  • Follow State Road to Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Lansdowne Avenue.
  • DCMH is up the hill, right next to Upper Darby High School

From I-95 Going South

  • From I-95 South, take the Bartram Avenue exit and continue to Island Avenue.
  • Turn right on Island Avenue and follow to Main Street in Darby.
  • Turn left onto Main Street, which turns into Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Follow Lansdowne Avenue.
  • After Lansdowne Avenue crosses Garret Road, DCMH is located on the right.

From Chester County or Western Delaware County

  • Take West Chester Pike (Route 3) into Havertown.
  • Turn right onto Darby Road and continue for approximately one mile.
  • DCMH is located on the left, next to Upper Darby High School.

From Route 76 (Schuykill Expressway)

  • Exit Route 76 at Route 1 (City Line Avenue).
  • Continue west on Route 1 into Delaware County (name changes to Township Line).
  • After Route 1 crosses Route 3, turn left onto Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Continue on Lansdowne Avenue for approximately one mile.
  • DCMH is located on the left, next to Upper Darby High School.

From Center City Philadelphia, via Walnut Street

  • Stay on Walnut Street until it dead-ends.
  • Turn left onto Cobbs Creek Parkway.
  • Turn right at the first light onto Marshall Road.
  • Continue on Marshall Road to Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Lansdowne Avenue.
  • DCMH is located on the right after you pass two high schools (Prendergast and Bonner). (Or, use the Route 76 directions listed above.)

From the Philadelphia Airport

  • Take 291 North (Industrial Highway) to Island Avenue (1/4 mile).
  • Turn left onto Main Street through Colwyn and Darby. (Do not turn left as you go around the bend.)
  • The road will become Lansdowne Avenue.
  • Follow Lansdowne Avenue to DCMH, which is on the right (five miles).

    Parking

    The hospital parking garage can be accessed from the right. Valet service is also available.

    Visiting Hours

    Medical/Surgical Units (3 East, 5 East, 5 Tower, 5 West) Monday - Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Monday - Sunday: 3:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Maternal/Child Health Monday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Critical Care (CICU, PCU) Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m-8:30 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m-9:00 p.m.