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St. Mary Medical Center

Steeped in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Francis, St. Mary Medical Center has seen rapid growth; its revenues have risen by 40 percent since 2007. Located in Langhorne, St. Mary is known for its Centers of Excellence, facilities specializing in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics and emergency and trauma services. Nearly 40,000 cardiac catherizations have been completed at its heart center since 2009. In July, St. Mary's broke ground on a renovation of its Emergency Department and Trauma Center, doubling capacity.

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St. Mary Medical Center

1201 Langhorne-Newtown Rd. Langhorne , PA 19047 (215) 710-2000 http://www.stmaryhealthcare.org/
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Recognized for:
Cancer,  Cardiology,  Emergency Medicine,  Orthopedics,  Trauma
Steeped in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Francis, St. Mary Medical Center has seen rapid growth; its revenues have risen by 40 percent since 2007. Located in Langhorne, St. Mary is known for its Centers of Excellence, facilities specializing in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics and emergency and trauma services. Nearly 40,000 cardiac catherizations have been completed at its heart center since 2009. In July, St. Mary’s broke ground on a renovation of its Emergency Department and Trauma Center, doubling capacity.
Vital statistics:

81% of patients said they would definitely recommend the hospital to others.

74% of patients reported doctors here "always" communicated well - ranking the hospital 29th in the region.

72% of patients reported their pain was "always" controlled well - ranking the hospital 5th in the region.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from heart attack of 14. That's no different than the U.S. rate.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from pneumonia of 12.3. That's no different than the U.S. rate.

The hospital ranks 34th in the region in measurements of blood infection from a catheter in a large vein, and 46th in the region in measurements of infection from a urinary catheter.

 

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