This is a comprehensive report on the agency’s reporting and data activities throughout the preceding year.
This new report, released in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, looks at trends in breast cancer surgery during the 10-year period between 2002-2011.
This report concentrates on Pennsylvania’s freestanding ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). The reporting year for the ASCs in Volume Two is based on each facility’s fiscal year that ended during 2012. Volume Three, to be released later this year, will focus on rehabilitation, psychiatric, long-term acute care, and specialty hospitals (non-general acute care hospitals).
This report contains statistics on hospital readmissions in 2012, including statewide and county rates, along with conditions, reasons, and patient characteristics associated with readmissions. The report also looks at Medicare/Medicaid payment data for readmissions.