Known for its bariatric program, Abington Hospital is also one of the busiest maternity facilities in Pennsylvania. Every month, an estimated 400 births take place at Abington, which has 60-plus OB/GYNs. The hospital boasts large programs in cardiology, cancer, orthopedics and neuroscience, while its Level II Emergency Room attracts more than 100,000 visits a year. Abington is also dedicated to sustainability; its “Think Green” campaign recycling medical waste has earned it membership with the state’s Green Hospitals Initiative.
76% of patients said they would definitely recommend the hospital to others.
78% of patients reported doctors here "always" communicated well - ranking the hospital 12th in the region.
68% of patients reported their pain was "always" controlled well - ranking the hospital 20th in the region.
The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from heart attack of 15.1. That's no different than the U.S. rate.
The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from pneumonia of 9.8. That's better than the U.S. rate.
The hospital ranks 28th in the region in measurements of blood infection from a catheter in a large vein, and 43rd in the region in measurements of infection from a urinary catheter.