Upmc Altoona

620 Howard Avenue, Altoona, PA, United States   |   8148892011   |  
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(121 reviews)
United States: Ranked #8120
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"I went in for..."

Reviewed 4 days ago
Samantha Hollabaugh

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Samantha Hollabaugh

"I went in for..."

Reviewed 4 days ago

I went in for neck surgery. I had to stay over night on the 11th floor. All the nurses were great but one was amazing. His name was Cody. He listened to my needs and brought my pain meds before I asked.... more

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Samantha Hollabaugh

"I went in for..."

Reviewed 4 days ago

I went in for neck surgery. I had to stay over night on the 11th floor. All the nurses were great but one was amazing. His name was Cody. He listened to my needs and brought my pain meds before I asked.... more

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Richie Wertz

"My wife came in..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife came in with hi blood pressure and being 8 months pregnant they wanted to keep her over night,fine. But at 6:30 when they ammited her (after being here 7 hrs.). They said she could eat but said... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 97%
(1% below the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 99%
(equal to the the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 94%
(2% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 96%
(4% 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 - 21%
(15% above the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.9%
(1.3% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.8%
(2.9% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 16.8%
(1.5% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 20.7%
(2.3% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 6.1%
(0.7% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 14.8%
(1.2% below the national rate)
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