Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street

48%

Patients that would definitely recommend
22% lower than the national average

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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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55%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% lower than the national average

48%

Would definitely recommend
22% lower than the national average

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%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%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street

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%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

The Office staff is fantastic along with the Doctor's nurse , Holly. Dr. Freed listens to me without rushing me out of office . He pays attention to my issues and I feel very confident with him as my Doctor. I wish every health care office was like his .

John Chuma Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. Freed

Very professional.

George J. Sivak Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. Freed

Dr Freed has been my doctor for many years He is simply amazing in his knowledge and manners. I would never see anyone else but him I am In the best hands I could ever be in. His staff is also friendly and understanding

Lorraine Stackhouse Nov 19 2020

Review for Dr. Freed

Very easy to talk to and Dr.Freed explains everything so you understand what he is going to do. Liked him from the very first time he came in the room.

Larry J. Becker Nov 14 2020

Review for Dr. Freed

The very best experience with Dr. Freed and his staff. Makes you feel very comfortable and at ease!

Jill Oct 28 2020

Review for Dr. Freed

Location

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street

420 S Jackson St, Pottsville, PA 17901

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