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Aurora St Lukes Medical Center - Profile, Major Services, Health Measures, and Patient Experience

The following tables show the profile, major inpatient hospital services, 30-day mortality measures, and patient hospital experience survey at Aurora St Lukes Medical Center.

Basic Information

Address: 2900 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53215         Phone: 414-649-6000
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Aurora St Lukes Medical Center to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC450
Heart failure and shock with CC320
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC247
Heart failure and shock with MCC236
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC201
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC162
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC149
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC126
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC105
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC99
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair99
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC98
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC88
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC79
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC76
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC75
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC73
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion with CC/MCC or disc device/neurostim63
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC62
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC59
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC59
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with MCC57
Chest Pain49
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC49
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC44
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC42
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC36
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC32
Cervical spinal fusion with CC26
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC23
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC23
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath with MCC21
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC21
Transurethral prostatectomy with CC/MCC20
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC19
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock without MCC19
Extracranial procedures with CC19
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath with MCC18
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC18
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC18
Diabetes with MCC17
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with CC16
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC15
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity without MCC14
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC13
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC12
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with MCC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical with MCC<11 (*)
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC<11 (*)
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures<11 (*)
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy without CC/MCC<11 (*)

Note: (*) indicates data cannot be disclosed to protect personal health information due to the small number of Medicare patients.
CC: Complicating or Comorbid condition; MCC: Major Complicating or Comorbid Condition.

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Aurora St Lukes Medical Center was calculated by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) using Medicare claims and eligibility information as well as VA administrative information.

Measure Name Result
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 13.4
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 11.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 15.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 900
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 10
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Better than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 8.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 11.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 1462
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 9
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia Better than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 7.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 10.5
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 1005
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia

Patient Hospital Experience Survey

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Survey is a 32-item survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perceptions of their hospital experience. This survey at Aurora St Lukes Medical Center is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients between 48 hours and six weeks after discharge.

Survey Question Result
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 78%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 5%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 77%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 11%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 29%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 60%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 26%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 68%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 63%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 10%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 21%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 69%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 13%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 34%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 53%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 86%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 14%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 8%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 23%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 69%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 4%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 24%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 72%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 30%
Hospital Footnote