St. Luke's Hospital - Lehighton Campus

58%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • 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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62%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% lower than the national average

58%

Would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average

St. Luke's Hospital - Lehighton Campus

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%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%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%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%61%66%

St. Luke's Hospital - Lehighton Campus

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%83%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very friendly and caring

Oct 15 2021

Review for Dr. Seetharaman

Dr Krafczyk fit me in and I thank him. Always professional at OAA, he fixed me up and my knee feels 100% better. A+

Peter Farrell Oct 15 2021

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Dr. Krafczyk was very thorough with a great bedside manner. OAA staff is always friendly and professional no matter which specialist I have seen

Oct 14 2021

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Amazing. He saved my life and provided professional and empathetic care. i have never known a doctor to care as deeply as Dr. Shah for the wellbeing of his patient.

Sandy Oct 07 2021

Review for Dr. Shah

Mrs. D. D. Sep 30 2021

Review for Dr. Seetharaman

Location

St. Luke's Hospital - Lehighton Campus

211 N 12th St, Lehighton, PA 18235

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