UPMC Harrisburg

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


UPMC Harrisburg is a medical facility located in Harrisburg, PA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

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

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

UPMC Harrisburg

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%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

UPMC Harrisburg

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Eskin delivered my baby in an emergency c section earlier this year. She was calm, reassuring and incredibly skilled through my long labor and difficult delivery. She got my baby out in perfect health, and her follow up care with me was so thorough.

Brit Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Eskin

I had constant sinus infections and got to the point where I could barely breathe. Dr. French performed sinus surgery on me. He did a fantastic job. I feel better than I have in years. I can finally breathe again! He is so sweet and kind. I highly recommend him.

Nancy (Dori) Ecker Sep 15 2021

Review for Dr. French

Dr Dente- is caring, professional and so helpful with our moms health and well being. We are so thankful to her and her team with our moms health.

Johanna and Heidi Sep 14 2021

Review for Dr. Dente

I have been Dr. Ruzievs patients 3 years he is top notch . Despite my younger age diagnosed me thyroid issue and sent me to edocrinology specialist which has helped me turn my life around . Before that I was told I may just have too much stress or anxiety, or I might not deal with stress well

Kelly Cook Sep 13 2021

Review for Dr. Ruziev

Dr Shipley has been my doctor since September 17, 2020. He listens to his patients and is compassionate.

M Sep 12 2021

Review for Dr. Shipley

Location

UPMC Harrisburg

111 S Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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