Suburban Community Hospital

56%

Patients that would definitely recommend
14% lower than the national average


Suburban Community Hospital is a medical facility located in Norristown, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

12 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
  • 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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60%

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

56%

Would definitely recommend
14% lower than the national average

Suburban Community 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%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Suburban Community Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Oct 14 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

Alicia Oct 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kimelheim

Exceptional, caring and sympathetic towards his patients.

Cora Lee Oct 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

I saw him twice and both times I found him very responsive to my ailments. He also is very knowledgeable and took the time to explain and show me the x rays. I am waiting for an appt. for my Grandson with him.

Louise DiDonato Oct 03 2020

Review for Dr. Pasquella

Rebecca Zoltowski Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

Location

Suburban Community Hospital

2701 Dekalb Pike, Norristown, PA 19401

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