Jefferson Abington Hospital

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


Jefferson Abington Hospital is a medical facility located in Abington, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Stroke Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Jefferson Abington Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Jefferson Abington Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jen K. North wales, pa. Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Clark

My doctor, Clarke is excellent. He is patient and genuinely cares about his patients. He explains things to me in a way that I understand, and he takes care of my eye always in the best way possible. The entire staff is fantastic - I highly recommend them.

Keith P. Doylestown, Pa. Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Clark

sheryl Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Vigilante

Dr. Chesner is the kindest and most caring doctor that I see. He never rushes you and is very patient

Nancy Lyons Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Chesner

Wendy Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Hsu

Location

Jefferson Abington Hospital

1200 old york rd, Abington, PA 19001

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