Milton S Hershey Medical Center

500 University Drive, Hershey, PA, United States   |   7175318521   |  
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"My wife was having..."

Reviewed 2 months ago
Michael Felix

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Michael Felix

"My wife was having..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

My wife was having issues with dizziness and pressure/pain in her head which was now affecting her vision. So being life, limb, or eyesight, I took her to the ER instead of waiting to get a doctor appointment.... more

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Steve Coblentz

"This Hospital's ER has..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

This Hospital's ER has to be one of the worst that I've ever been to in my entire life first waited 6 hours for my partner to be seen then had to wait another 2 hours just to have them taken to a room... more

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Neen Neen

"Please go elsewhere. You..."

Reviewed 3 months ago

Please go elsewhere. You would have better luck at Lebanon hospital. Went here because I was unable to walk because of my back. They could care less. I waited over 3 hours just to be ignored and given... 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 - 95%
(1% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 89%
(3% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 98%
(equal to the 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 - 16.1%
(0.9% above the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.3%
(0.4% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.4%
(0.9% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 22.1%
(0.9% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.4%
(equal to the the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.5%
(0.5% above the national rate)
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