Lower Bucks Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
18% lower than the national average

Lower Bucks Hospital is a medical facility located in Bristol, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.


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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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 better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
16% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
18% lower than the national average

Lower Bucks Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Lower Bucks Hospital

National Average


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



Provider Reviews

Best Foot Doctor in the City and actually cares! She makes sure to get rid of all your pain!

Charlesman Jun 08 2021

Review for Dr. Piccillo

Dr. Propato is a very caring expert in the care of the feet. I recommend her very highly.

Gail Miller Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Propato

he was reassuring and had an air of self-confidence that was infectious. Good experience with a competent and likeable physician. I would recommend him to anyone needing a urologist.

john j bradley Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Rajan

I think Dr. Belletieri is a GREAT DOC! Always very helpful with me and even though I don't know him personally I can tell he is a Good man. The staff always seam friendly to me when I go in for an appointment. I would 100% recommend both Dr. Belletieri & Dr. Fisher, In fact I already did.

John Walsh Jun 03 2021

Review for Dr. Belletieri

David Crowder, RDCS, FASE Jun 03 2021

Review for Dr. Millman


Lower Bucks Hospital

501 Bath Rd, Bristol, PA 19007

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