WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital

68%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

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.

Learn more about our awards methodology

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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 View details

  • 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
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Appendectomy

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Appendectomy

As Expected

Cardiac

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

As Expected

As Expected

Heart Failure

Better than Expected

As Expected

Critical Care

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Diabetic Emergencies

As Expected

As Expected

Pulmonary Embolism

As Expected

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Better than Expected

As Expected

Sepsis

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award

2019, 2018

Gastrointestinal

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

As Expected

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

As Expected

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

As Expected

As Expected

Small Intestine Surgeries

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

2019, 2018

General Surgery Excellence Award

2019, 2018

Gynecologic Surgeries

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

As Expected

Hysterectomy

As Expected

Labor and Delivery

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

C-Section Delivery

As Expected

Vaginal Delivery

Better than Expected

Neurosciences

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Stroke

As Expected

Better than Expected

Orthopedic

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
In Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

Better than Expected

Pulmonary

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/Condition
Mortality In-Hospital Mortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As Expected

As Expected

Pneumonia

Better than Expected

Better than Expected

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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  • Patient Rating
  • Care Team
  • Facility
  • Pain Management
73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% higher than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Location

WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital

147 Gettys St, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Contact Us

147 Gettys St

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Directions

(717) 334-2121