Hospital Watch:  Montgomery County 

5 Liberty Bells Grade

 

The 5 Liberty Bells citizen oriented hospital grading provides a grade for the hospital’ overall performance. Our goal is to make all hospital top and our grading reflects that fact.  The 5 Liberty Bells categories are in the table below, click on the title to learn more about the category.

The grade is based on the following aspects of the hospital’s performance:  (Click on the title to get more detailed explanation) 

 

◊ Hospital profile 

◊ How safe is your hospital?

◊ Quality of medical care delivered at the hospital    

◊ Public reporting: accountability and transparency               

◊ Access to quality medical care at the hospital   

 Cost and value of care 

◊ Community benefit 

◊ Patient’s experience of hospitalization

 

Hospital Watch: Montgomery County  provides details about Montgomery County Hospitals. Currently you can follow the link to the hospital's reported outcomes on Medicare Compare as well as state  Dept of Health. You can use our Give Your Hospital a Checkup form  to learn more about the hospital's performance. 

 

Hospital Watch:  Montgomery County  connects to the Tool Box for Citizen Engagement: Take Action (Get personal, Get social, Get Political) for personal and community health information, ideas and tools for engagement with healthcare stakeholders. We invite you to join the conversation on how to achieve the best healthcare system for all Americans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bryn Mawr Hospital
Central Montgomery Medical Center
Chestnut Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Eagleville Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
Elkins Park Hospital
Grand View Hospital
Holy Redeemer Hospital
Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential
Lankenau Hospital
Montgomery County Emgerency Sevices Inc
Montgomery Hospital
Norristown State Hospital
Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
Suburban Mercy Hospital
The Horsham Clinic
Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital

 

 

Hospital in the Spotlight

 

Hospital in the Spotlight's goal is to make all hospitals top performers in the care they provide for patients and the benefit they provide for their communities. Based on our extensive “checkup” that relies on publically available data and information, we put hospitals in the spotlight. Our 5 Liberty Bells citizen inspired hospital grading system summarizes the hospital’s overall performance.

 

 

More About Hospital in the Spotlight

 

Montgomery County Hospitals 

Medicare Guide to Comparing Hospitals (PDF)

Healthy Montco Hospital Watch Q & A 

Jefferson Health: Abington 

 

Jefferson Health: Abington 

 

How safe is Abington Memorial Hospital? provides a grade for the hospital's safety performance. 

 

 

 

Quality of healthcare delivered at the hospital grades the hospital on the quality of medical care provided. We include information and tools to make the user an effective part of the treatment team to achieve excellent outcomes. 

 

 

Public reporting, accountability and transparency grades the public reporting by the hospital and provide a grade for the organization’s accountability and transparency.

  

           

Access to quality healthcare examines the experience of patients attempting to receive services at the hospital.

  

 

Cost and value of healthcare grades the cost and value of healthcare services provided by the hospital.

 

 

Governance and community benefit grades the hospital’s contribution to the community.

 

 

Patient experience of hospitalization   provides information about what patients who used the hospital say about their experience.              

 

Abington Memorial Hospital (AMH) is a 665-bed, regional referral center and teaching hospital, which has been providing comprehensive, high-quality services for people in Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties for more than 90 years. AMH employs over 5,400 employees, making AMH one of the largest employers in Montgomery County. The hospital's medical staff consists of over 1,100 physicians, including primary care, medical and surgical specialists. More than 1,100 volunteers give their time and talents to support this not-for-profit hospital, and AMH provides more than $45 million in free care to our community each year.

 

Overall 5 Liberty Bells Grade