Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

1000 E Mountain Dr, Wilkes Barre PA, 18711

(570) 808-7300

75% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 5 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 129 hospital cases and a national average of 203 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 133 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 290 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 352 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 982 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 148 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 52 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 183 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 105 cases.

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As Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 85 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 272 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 887 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 282 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 177 cases.

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As Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 158 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 541 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 94 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 77 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 113 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 141 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 272 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1513 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3245 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 88 cases.

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As Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 447 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 328 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 243 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 544 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 530 cases.

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As Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 627 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 80 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 199 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 60 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 179 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 47 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

75% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 4 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

1000 E Mountain Dr
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711