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Quality Measures: Pneumonia Care

Pneumonia is an infection in your lungs. It’s a leading cause of death among older adults and those who experience chronic or terminal illnesses.

Effective Pneumonia Care

At Mount Auburn Hospital, you or your loved ones benefit from pneumonia care that meets or exceeds national standards.

Mortality Rate 30 Days After Hospital Admission

This data reflects death for any reason within 30 days of admission with a diagnosis of pneumonia.

Mount Auburn Hospital 8.1%
United States Avg 11.5%

Readmission Rate 30 Days After Hospital Discharge

This data reflects rates of unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of being discharged for pneumonia.

Mount Auburn Hospital 15.2%
United States Avg 16.9%

Payment for Pneumonia

Mount Auburn Hospital — 14,618 Dollars

United States Avg — 14,294 Dollars

Economical Pneumonia Care

You can assess the value of pneumonia care by looking at both the quality and the cost of care.

Payment Associated with a 30-Day Episode-of-Care

This data estimates a hospital-level, risk-standardized payment (RSP) for pneumonia care starting with inpatient admission and extending 30 days.

Find a Pulmonary Specialist

Learn more about pulmonary medicine at Mount Auburn hospital or view our network of providers to search for a doctor by name, specialty, gender or location.

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Tell us about your Mount Auburn Hospital experience. Contact Patient Relations at 617-499-5100 or email us to share your compliments and concerns.

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