In-hospital mortality rates are up while readmissions decline, shows latest Pennsylvania performance report
In-hospital mortality rates rose during the last five years.
“Crozer Health remains open for business; we are not going anywhere, and we remain committed to Delaware County to serve the community.”
Citing Tower Health’s decision to shutter two hospitals within the past year, state Sen. Carolyn Comitta’s bill looks to reform the closure process.
More than 3.5 million Pennsylvanians are enrolled in the Medicaid program, commonly known as Medical Assistance.
“The system is really at a critical point now.”
State Republicans and Democrats swiftly passed the initiative, which draws from federal American Rescue Plan funds that Pennsylvania got last March.
Jennersville Hospital is closed and Brandywine Hospital will close soon and that has left health care providers looking for ways to provide care to residents.
The plans involve adding hospital beds within regions for 60 days to absorb patients from swamped hospitals.