Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

1000 East Mountain Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States   |   5708267300   |  
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(122 reviews)
United States: Ranked #8608
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mfitzgerald79

"I have been using..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been using this hospital emergency room for years when the doctor's offices and urgent care are closed. I am used to the long wait times and usually just expect that it will take a few hours if... more

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mfitzgerald79

"I have been using..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been using this hospital emergency room for years when the doctor's offices and urgent care are closed. I am used to the long wait times and usually just expect that it will take a few hours if... more

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mfitzgerald79

"I have been using..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been using this hospital emergency room for years when the doctor's offices and urgent care are closed. I am used to the long wait times and usually just expect that it will take a few hours if... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 100%
(4% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 97%
(5% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 94%
(4% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 0%
(6% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.6%
(1.6% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.6%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.3%
(1% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.7%
(0.3% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 4.9%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 15.7%
(0.3% below the national rate)
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