Top 25 Pennsylvania hospitals by net patient revenue
Definitive Healthcare tracks more than 330 active hospitals across the state of Pennsylvania. One way to measure a hospital’s performance is through net patient revenue (NPR). NPR is calculated by taking the gross revenue from all patient care and subtracting deductions such as donations, bad debt, and contractual adjustments.
Top hospitals in PA by net patient revenue for the cost report period ending in 6/30/21
|Ranking||Hospital name||City||Net patient revenue||# of discharges||# of staffed beds||Explore dataset|
|1||Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania||Philadelphia||$2,851,500,619||37,697||781||Explore|
|2||Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (AKA CHOP)||Philadelphia||$2,186,693,148||17,075||591||Explore|
|3||Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest||Allentown||$2,085,604,745||51,694||1,061||Explore|
|5||Thomas Jefferson University Hospital||Philadelphia||$1,853,409,735||37,807||854||Explore|
|6||Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center||Hershey||$1,842,060,082||26,071||625||Explore|
|7||Temple University Hospital||Philadelphia||$1,760,511,584||37,979||451||Explore|
|8||Geisinger Medical Center||Danville||$1,381,788,500||29,671||526||Explore|
|9||WellSpan York Hospital||York||$1,345,334,232||25,378||533||Explore|
|10||Lancaster General Hospital||Lancaster||$1,215,722,831||27,890||620||Explore|
|11||UPMC Harrisburg (FKA Harrisburg Hospital)||Harrisburg||$1,135,307,331||36,737||587||Explore|
|12||Reading Hospital||West Reading||$1,055,662,202||31,830||503||Explore|
|13||UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital||Pittsburgh||$1,027,010,471||17,859||317||Explore|
|14||St Lukes University Hospital - Bethlehem||Bethlehem||$969,515,914||29,428||669||Explore|
|15||Allegheny General Hospital||Pittsburgh||$940,194,338||21,455||552||Explore|
|16||Penn Presbyterian Medical Center||Philadelphia||$901,329,870||16,937||336||Explore|
|17||St Christophers Hospital for Children||Philadelphia||$813,871,427||3,925||188||Explore|
|18||Jefferson Abington Hospital (FKA Abington Memorial Hospital)||Abington||$789,045,199||30,310||588||Explore|
|19||Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia||Philadelphia||$774,303,586||22,718||509||Explore|
|20||West Penn Hospital||Pittsburgh||$686,832,096||15,016||255||Explore|
|21||UPMC Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||$685,122,821||11,460||313||Explore|
|22||Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center||Wilkes Barre||$664,843,804||20,064||300||Explore|
|24||Lankenau Medical Center||Wynnewood||$562,412,725||18,231||370||Explore|
|25||Jefferson Torresdale Hospital||Philadelphia||$547,906,811||24,134||252||Explore|
What are the top hospitals in Pennsylvania by net patient revenue?
All the hospitals on the list bring in at least half a billion dollars in NPR. Combined, the top 25 hospitals earned more than $30 billion in net patient revenue, with the average hospital earning approximately $1.2 billion.
Nine Philadelphia hospitals make the top 25 list. The Philadelphia hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, is in first place with $2.8 billion in NPR. This short-term acute care hospital is also ranked #1 in Pennsylvania by US News and World Report.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is a part of the Penn Medicine health system, which has 92 entities spanning from ambulatory surgery centers to hospitals to physician groups. Definitive Healthcare uses a proprietary affiliations intelligence to classify integrated delivery network (IDN) levels to determine how closely integrated a hospital is with a health system. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is classified as a System IV, strategic integration, which means that the hospital and the health system have an exceptional degree of integration with information systems, centralized administrative control, purchasing, and distribution.
All the hospitals on the list are classified as short-term acute care except for three children’s hospitals—one of them being the second-place facility, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (also known as CHOP). This voluntary nonprofit hospital is a children’s hospital and the only hospital on the list that is not a part of an IDN. Children’s Hospital NPR is roughly $2.1 billion.
Geographically, all of the hospitals on the top 25 list are located in eastern or central Pennsylvania, except for the five Pittsburgh-based hospitals. Among these western Pennsylvania hospitals, the hospital with the highest NPR is the fifth-place hospital, UPMC Presbyterian, which has an NPR of $2.08 billion.
Why is net patient revenue important?
Net patient revenue (NPR) can be a key indicator of a healthcare organization’s the financial health and performance as it is influenced by patient volumes, reimbursement, and the need to keep up with changing regulations.
Companies use NPR to determine which healthcare organizations can benefit from and have the propensity to buy their solutions.
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