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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is a medical facility located in Darby, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

54%

Patient Experience Rating

10% lower than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

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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59%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

6% lower than the national average

54%

Would definitely recommend

10% lower than the national average

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%72%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%51%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%43%47%

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Always fully informative and excellent bedside skills. Caring, knowledgeable, and personable.

Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. Landow

I was referred to Dr. Bowser by Dr. Post, the pulmonologist who treated me for very serious respiratory event. Dr. Bowser is just wonderful - very patient, jinjd, thorough, and willing to spend time with you. She took the time to answer my questions in detail and explained how we would be...

Kathryn H Jul 13 2024

Review for Dr. Bowser

Always has time to answer any questions. Takes the time to talk to you

Jul 13 2024

Review for Dr. Landow

Doctor Russell was very patient listening to my symptoms and knew exactly what to prescribe , first time I did consult a doctor on line and it was easy, fast and efficient. Thank you Doctor Russell.

Philippe Lecoq Jul 12 2024

Review for Dr. Yoon

He is polite, efficient, and very good at what he does.

Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Hauser

Location

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

1500 Lansdowne Ave, Darby PA 19023

CallDirections

(610) 237-4000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital located?

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is located at 1500 Lansdowne Ave, Darby, PA 19023. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital has been awarded with Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital highly rated with patients?

59% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital profile..

How does Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1500 Lansdowne Ave

Darby, PA 19023

Directions

(610) 237-4000