About Upmc Altoona Hospital

Upmc Altoona Hospital is a Hospital in Altoona, PA. This facility has 433 total beds. This facility has been rated 3 times, with an average patient rating of 1.

HCAHPS Patient Score

1 of 5 Stars*
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What is HCAHPS?

The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients' perspectives of hospital care. The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. You can learn more here.

*CMS has created the HCAHPS Star Ratings in order to enable consumers to more quickly and easily assess the patient experience of care information that is provided on the Hospital Compare Web site. Star ratings also allow consumers to more easily compare hospitals.

** HCAHPS data is broken down into the following buckets; definitely recommend, probably recommend, probably not recommend, definitely not recommend.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Upmc Altoona Hospital is Bad. Upmc Altoona Hospital has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Upmc Altoona Hospital is 1.0 of 5.0 stars.


Upmc Altoona Hospital
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601


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Went to er. Was in treatment room for 11hours!!! And dr, never came in!!!...wanted to keep me for observation. I said NO......if we Dr luke, can't take 5 min. To check me, then don't bother sending me a bill either....!!!!!! Worst treatment o ever recieved.

Wait time
5 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Appropriate Follow-up
Communicates Well
Effective Treatment
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They will not help you

I got stung by a Hornet on my ankle and as I tried to run from them I must have sprained my ankle the pain got so bad that I have no choice but to go to the hospital I can't even stand up they said they were giving me crutches and wrap my leg my ankle after they took x-rays and my ankle isn't broke but it hurts so bad it feels like it's broke they threw me out with nothing I can't even stand up and walk when I got home I fell and laid in a mud puddle cuz it's pouring down rain tonight places really f***** up my son had a hole in his chin and busted his teeth out as we sat in the waiting room he was spitting teeth out they asked me if he would let them give him stitches he's 5 I said no he's not going to let you five minutes later they come in with discharge papers and said well there's nothing we can do for him this place is so pathetic now it's UMPC what

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Services Provided

Upmc Altoona Hospital offers the following services provided by staff, or by arrangement or agreement with a third party

Available Services Onsite Offsite
Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripter
Urgent Care Center
Therapeutic Radiology
Occupational Therapy
Outpatient Surgery
Outpatient Rehabilitation
Surgical ICU
Speech Pathology
Designated Trauma Center
Respiratory Care
Reconstructive Surgery
Physical Therapy
Adult Inpatient Psychiatric
Postoperative Recovery Room
PET Scan
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric ICU
Non-Medicare Organ Transplant
Ophthalmic Surgery
Operating Rooms
Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
Outpatient Psychiatric
Nuclear Medicine
Neonatal Nursery
Neonatal ICU
Medicare Certified Transplant Center
Inpatient Surgical
Medical Surgical ICU
Geriatric Psychiatric
Gerontological Specialty
Forensic Psychiatric
Emergency Psychiatric
Diagnostic Radiology
Emergency Department
CT Scan
Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Coronary Care Unit
Clinical Laboratory
Psychiatric Child and/or Adolescent
CARF Inpatient Rehabilitation
Burn Care Unit
Alcohol and/or Drug
Acute Renal Dialysis
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Upmc Altoona Hospital