Infections

Infections are common and can be especially costly when treatment is delayed or when the patient has additional chronic conditions. Statistics show that pneumonia, septicemia and urinary tract infections were responsible for more than 1 million inpatient stays each in 2010. Infections can be hospital-acquired which reinforces the need for thorough research on a facility’s infection rate before seeking care.

Infectious Pneumonia

An infection in one or both lungs caused by bacteria or viruses.

Most Expensive Lancaster Regional Medical Center $35,892
Least Expensive PinnacleHealth $15,800

Septicemia

An infection in the bloodstream, sometimes referred to as blood poisoning. Also includes patients in which septicemia progresses to a severe, life-threatening infection known as sepsis. Sepsis occurs when there is a system-wide inflammation as the body responds to the severe infection, resulting in further illness and injury.

Most Expensive Hahnemann $163,402
Least Expensive JC Blair $12,998

Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections

Infections of the urinary tract, which includes the kidneys (pyelonephritis) and bladder (cystitis).

Most Expensive Lancaster Regional Medical Center $25,753
Least Expensive PinnacleHealth $11,890

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Health System Infectious Pneumonia # Cases Septicemia # Cases Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections # Cases
$23,750 293 $34,483 242 $17,361 141
$29,145 208 $37,389 278 $20,591 71
$24,986 333 $41,883 1,380 $19,115 176
$18,889 152 $59,825 47 $15,470 75
$35,892 106 $59,825 47 $25,753 63
$23,272 483 $34,238 1,382 $17,505 352
$27,037 99 $49,016 38 $18,954 67
$24,568 415 $38,531 712 $20,187 170
$26,395 112 $43,199 227 $22,296 56
$18,656 422 $27,975 1,631 $14,248 359
$15,800 593 $24,918 1,207 $11,890 415
$16,302 164 $21,628 439 $13,396 79
N/A N/A $77,796 584 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $61,961 222 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $32,020 29 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $55,015 154 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $55,551 343 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $48,367 486 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $163,402 185 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $77,152 192 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $117,986 144 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $62,837 13 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $42,514 226 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $102,304 638 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $60,686 263 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $93,308 319 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $85,116 244 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $84,710 204 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $90,029 117 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $51,943 138 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $80,217 463 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $107,319 312 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $98,191 315 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $88,989 463 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $86,040 316 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $71,929 315 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $89,874 57 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $130,479 871 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $61,255 703 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $36,591 58 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $53,039 407 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $31,667 94 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $85,781 481 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $54,135 1,182 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $83,162 330 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $42,286 1,089 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $106,863 385 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $112,848 379 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $44,288 389 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $134,209 36 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $57,581 207 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $59,044 379 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $85,781 611 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $80,161 438 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $12,998 150 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $19,194 463 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $68,836 954 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $26,761 85 N/A N/A
N/A N/A $75,219 672 N/A N/A

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