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January 2022 Special Data Requests Update

January 19, 2022 PHC4 collects approximately 5.2 million inpatient and ambulatory/outpatient records combined each year from hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgery centers in Pennsylvania. This data, which includes facility charges and treatment information, is collected on a quarterly basis. Each piece of data is subjected to standard validation processes and verified for accuracy by the hospital […]

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Hospital Performance Report – 2020 Data – News Release

Contact: Barry D. Buckingham 717-232-6787 or PHC4 ANNUAL REPORT ON HOSPITAL PERFORMANCE CONTINUES TO SHOW IMPROVEMENT IN MORTALITY AND READMISSION RATES. Harrisburg, PA – DECEMBER 16, 2021 – A performance report of Pennsylvania hospitals shows significant statewide decreases in in-hospital mortality and readmission rates—a trend that mirrors previous performance reports. Released today by the Pennsylvania […]

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Financial Analysis 2020 – Volume Three – News Release

Contact: Barry D. Buckingham 717-232-6787 or NON-GENERAL ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS EXPERIENCED MIXED FINANCIAL MARGINS IN 2020 Harrisburg, PA – December 9, 2021 – Statewide operating and total margins experienced by Pennsylvania non-general acute care hospitals (non-GAC) during fiscal year 2020 (FY20) were mixed according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Care […]

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Financial Analysis 2020 – Volume Two – News Release

Contact: Barry D. Buckingham 717-232-6787 or PHC4 RELEASES STATE’S AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 2020 Harrisburg, PA – November 17, 2021 – New figures released today by the Pennsylvania Healthcare Cost Containment Council (PHC4) show that the average total margin for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) decreased 1.66 percentage points, from 25.04% in fiscal year (FY) […]

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PHC4 Releases New Data to Help Cancer Surgery Patients 2021

HARRISBURG—August 26, 2021—The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released today new data to help cancer patients and their families make decisions about cancer surgical care in Pennsylvania. The new results show the number of cancer-related surgeries performed at Pennsylvania hospitals in Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). Hospital surgical […]

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Financial Analysis 2020 – Volume One – News Release

Contact: Joe Martin 717-232-6787 or PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL MARGINS EXPERIENCE A SIGNIFICANT DECREASE IN FISCAL YEAR 2020, ACCORDING TO A NEW PHC4 HOSPITAL FINANCIAL REPORT Harrisburg, PA – June 3, 2021 – The statewide total margin realized by the hospitals in Pennsylvania decreased by 2.70 percentage points, from 6.63% in fiscal year 2019 (FY19) to 3.93% […]

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Maternal Hospitalizations and Sepsis – News Release

Contact: Joe Martin 717-232-6787 or PHC4 Releases New Data on Maternal Hospitalizations and Sepsis in Conjunction with National Women’s Health Week Harrisburg, PA – May 13, 2021 – In conjunction with National Women’s Health Week, PHC4 has released hospitalization data on an important maternal health issue—sepsis in patients hospitalized for a delivery or other pregnancy-related […]

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania – March to September 2020 – News Release

Contact: Joe Martin 717-232-6787 or PHC4 Releases New COVID-19 Hospitalization Data Including Mortality, Length of Stay, Mechanical Ventilator Use, County Rates, and a Special Report on Sepsis in Patients with COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – April 28, 2021 – PHC4 has released COVID-19 hospitalization data for the seven-month period March 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. […]

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania – March to June 2020 – News Release

Contact: Joe Martin 717-232-6787 or PHC4 Releases COVID-19 Hospitalization Data Including County Rates and Mortality and Length of Stay Findings Harrisburg, PA – January 27, 2021 – PHC4 has released COVID-19 hospitalization data for the four-month period March through June 30, 2020. During those months, there were 19,177 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Pennsylvania. These patients spent […]

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Financial Analysis 2019 – Volume Three – News Release

Contact: Joe Martin 717-232-6787 or NON-GENERAL ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS EXPERIENCED MIXED FINANCIAL MARGINS IN 2019 Harrisburg, PA – December 16, 2020 – Statewide operating and total margins experienced by Pennsylvania non-general acute care hospitals (non-GAC) during fiscal year 2019 (FY19) were mixed according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost […]

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