Pottstown Hospital

50%

Patients that would definitely recommend
20% lower than the national average


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

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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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58%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% lower than the national average

50%

Would definitely recommend
20% lower than the national average

Pottstown 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%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Pottstown Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%45%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Love Dr Liss. Very knowledgeable and informative. Has done numerous hand surgeries on me.

Diana Dec 03 2021

Review for Dr. Liss

Jeff Morris Dec 02 2021

Review for Dr. Kalra

m jaffe Nov 21 2021

Review for Dr. Peacock

Dr Evan's try make you feel at ease. Takes time talk to you and explains do's and don'ts.

Linda Cucinotta Nov 10 2021

Review for Dr. Evans

Dr Peacock took time to explain to me what is going on with my ankle as well as next steps. He was very clear and patient with all of my questions. I left feeling good about where I am now and next steps.

Teresa Nov 05 2021

Review for Dr. Peacock

Location

Pottstown Hospital

1600 E High St, Pottstown, PA 19464

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