At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we strive to provide you and your loved ones with the best care available. We continually measure our quality of care and we want you to know how we compare to other hospitals nationwide. The data below shows why our patients have peace of mind, knowing they receive the highest quality care available.

Mortality data

An external agency calculates a hospital's expected mortality rate. A ratio compares that expectation to the number of patients who die in the hospital.

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HCAHPS patient satisfaction report

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey captures patients' perspectives of the care they receive in the hospital and enables patients to compare hospitals on a local, regional and national level.

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Cerebral arteriogram complication data

A cerebral arteriogram is an X-ray of the arteries and veins in the head to detect blockage or narrowing of the vessels. See how LVHN patient outcomes compare to The Joint Commission’s performance goal for neurologic complications after diagnostic cerebral arteriography.

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Deep vein thrombosis

Learn about the care of our heart attack patients.

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Stroke

Learn about the care of our stroke patients.

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Cancer care

Learn about the care of our cancer patients.

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Influenza (Flu)

Learn about preventative care for patients.

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Emergency Department Care

Learn about Emergency Department Care.

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Perinatal Care

Learn about Perinatal Care.

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Awards and Recognition

You and your family deserve high-quality care, and we’re passionate about delivering it to you. While we’re focusing on you, people from throughout the nation are focusing on us. We’ve received awards from national organizations recognizing us as one of the nation’s premier health networks. Read more about some of these recognitions:

 

Magnet® recognition 

Only 8% of hospitals in the nation hold this honor, and we are the only Magnet® hospital in the Lehigh Valley.

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Leapfrog’s “A” grade for patient safety 

Leapfrog collects information from hospitals across the United States to find the ones that are taking "big leaps" in health care quality, safety and customer value.

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Vizient 

The 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award recognizes LVHN for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, which has been conducted annually since 2005.

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Most Wired 

We’re recognized for the use of information technology to address safety and quality, customer service, business processes, workforce, and public health and safety.

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Research accreditation 

We are the first community hospital in Pennsylvania to receive full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).

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U.S. News & World Report 

Lehigh Valley HospitalCedar Crest and Lehigh Valley HospitalMuhlenberg have been recognized in multiple areas.

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Health Equality Index

Four LVHN hospital campuses achieved ‘Leader’ designation on the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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