Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Quality Results

December 2017 to April 2018

Blood Clot Prevention

Percent of patients...

Who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment that could have prevented it.

LVH-CC:  0.0%

LVH-M:  0.0%

LVH-H:  0.0%

U.S. Average:  2%

PA Average:  1%

Lower percentages are better

LVH-CC = Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest
LVH-M = Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg
LVH-H = Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton

LVHN data from December 2017 to April 2018
U.S. and PA data from, (most current data available)