Latrobe Hospital

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Latrobe Hospital
Excela Health
Geography
Location One Mellon Way, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650, Northeast United States, Pennsylvania, United States
Coordinates 40°19′16″N 79°23′37″W / 40.3210°N 79.3936°W / 40.3210; -79.3936
Services
Beds 188
History
Founded 1907
Links
Website www.excelahealth.org/patients-and-visitors/hospitals-facilities/hospitals/excela-latrobe.aspx

Located in the eastern section of Westmoreland County and on the north side of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Latrobe Hospital has 188 inpatient beds. It also has a ten-bed behavioral health unit. A variety of outpatient services, including a sleep disorders center, are at this hospital. The hospital has a number of buildings on site, including its Occupational Medicine building, at 121 W. 2nd Street. Latrobe is owned by Excela Health.[1]

Latrobe was founded in 1907 and is today considered to be a teaching hospital. In 1974 a family medicine residency program was started there. It is affiliated with the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.[2][3]

Latrobe Hospital rating data[edit]

The HealthGrades website contains the latest quality data for Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, as of 2015. For this rating section three different types of data from HealthGrades are presented: quality ratings for twenty-four inpatient conditions and procedures, eleven patient safety indicators, percentage of patients giving the hospital a 9 or 10 (the two highest possible ratings).

For inpatient conditions and procedures, there are three possible ratings: worse than expected, as expected, better than expected. For this hospital the data for this category is:

  • Worse than expected - 6
  • As expected - 10
  • Better than expected - 8

For patient safety indicators, there are the same three possible ratings. For this hospital safety indicators were rated as:

  • Worse than expected - 1
  • As expected -11
  • Better than expected - 2

Data for patients giving this hospital a 9 or 10 are:

  • Patients rating this hospital as a 9 or 10 - 69%
  • Patients rating hospitals as a 9 or 10 nationally - 69%[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. News & World Report website, at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/pa/excela-latrobe-hospital-6231160 .
  2. ^ Bloomberg Business website, at https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=4269417 .
  3. ^ Loriann Hoff Oberlin, Jenn Phillips, Evan M. Pattak and Michele Margittai, Insiders' Guide to Pittsburgh, 4th edition (Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, 2008), pp. 396-7.
  4. ^ HealthGrades website, at http://www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/pennsylvania-pa/excela-health-latrobe-hospital-hgst776ae6a6390219 .