IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL - DES MOINES, IA

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Addresss:
700 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE
DES MOINES, IA, 50316
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (515) 263-5612

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

Overall Star Rating: 5 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 5 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 36%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

20%
Iowa:

17%
Always
Here:

76%
Iowa:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Iowa:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

32%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
Iowa:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

26%
Iowa:

24%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

71%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

64%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Iowa:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
Iowa:

16%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

78%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

37%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

51%
State:

63%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

84%
Iowa:

85%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

15%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Iowa:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
Iowa:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Iowa:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

18%
Iowa:

22%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

78%
Iowa:

75%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,087
State:

$30,156
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,363
State:

$10,757
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

1.01%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,011
State:

$11,417
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,360
State:

$4,078
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.21%
State:

0.61%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,397
Iowa:

$14,064
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,350
Iowa:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.75%
Iowa:

1.40%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,582
State:

$20,085
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,824
State:

$7,436
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.01%
Iowa:

1.06%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,168
Iowa:

$10,063
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,733
Iowa:

$3,469
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.18%
State:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,935
State:

$13,154
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,391
State:

$5,126
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.01%
State:

1.90%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,464
Iowa:

$11,577
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,913
Iowa:

$3,347
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.43%
Iowa:

1.46%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,929
Iowa:

$16,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,063
Iowa:

$5,845
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.08%
State:

1.73%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,388
State:

$19,159
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,474
Iowa:

$7,031
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.97%
Iowa:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,835
Iowa:

$12,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,588
Iowa:

$4,509
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.36%
Iowa:

1.27%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,137
State:

$24,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,704
Iowa:

$6,989
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.47%
Iowa:

1.97%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,551
State:

$17,919
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,478
State:

$6,159
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
Iowa:

0.17%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,352
Iowa:

$13,724
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,322
Iowa:

$4,958
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.44%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,074
Iowa:

$14,219
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,617
State:

$4,496
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.40%
State:

3.04%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,012
Iowa:

$11,460
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,602
State:

$4,417
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
Iowa:

0.33%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,996
State:

$17,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,689
State:

$6,324
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.34%
Iowa:

2.18%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,884
Iowa:

$11,408
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,075
Iowa:

$3,874
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
Iowa:

0.64%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,561
Iowa:

$16,806
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,563
Iowa:

$6,239
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

3.31%
Iowa:

2.83%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,661
State:

$25,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,227
State:

$8,916
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

3.25%
State:

2.16%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,347
State:

$11,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,628
State:

$4,146
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.14%
Iowa:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,714
Iowa:

$35,552
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,093
Iowa:

$11,140
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.62%
State:

1.61%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$90,567
State:

$97,206
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$34,461
State:

$35,390
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.53%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,334
State:

$20,141
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,372
Iowa:

$7,017
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.62%
Iowa:

1.56%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,790
Iowa:

$32,824
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,342
Iowa:

$11,990
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,170
Iowa:

$17,007
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,448
Iowa:

$5,213
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.17%
State:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,901
Iowa:

$13,302
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,953
Iowa:

$4,858
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

2.36%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,303
State:

$19,824
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,515
Iowa:

$7,888
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.71%
Iowa:

0.42%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,331
State:

$37,395
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,361
Iowa:

$12,819
Number of discharges: 188
This Hospital:

12.21%
State:

9.59%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,121
Iowa:

$45,138
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,551
Iowa:

$15,879
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
Iowa:

0.83%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$107,023
State:

$91,016
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$32,986
Iowa:

$32,145
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.97%
State:

0.57%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,637
Iowa:

$15,255
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,249
State:

$5,177
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.91%
Iowa:

1.02%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,604
Iowa:

$21,581
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,295
Iowa:

$7,193
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.66%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,006
State:

$12,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,424
State:

$4,344
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.21%
State:

2.12%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,192
Iowa:

$27,088
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,526
Iowa:

$10,023
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.84%
State:

0.34%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,300
State:

$47,353
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,533
State:

$12,273
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.60%
Iowa:

2.16%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,638
State:

$16,807
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,041
Iowa:

$6,124
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.84%
State:

0.40%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,239
Iowa:

$11,248
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,926
Iowa:

$3,968
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.82%
State:

0.54%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,006
State:

$24,601
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,298
Iowa:

$7,871
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

3.64%
Iowa:

1.86%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,001
State:

$18,419
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,849
Iowa:

$6,487
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
Iowa:

0.61%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,390
Iowa:

$15,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,126
State:

$4,947
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.23%
Iowa:

0.86%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,461
Iowa:

$16,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,486
State:

$6,278
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.60%
State:

2.15%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,438
Iowa:

$30,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,866
Iowa:

$10,243
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

1.27%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,651
Iowa:

$12,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,529
State:

$4,140
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.84%
Iowa:

0.31%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,933
Iowa:

$21,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,756
State:

$8,886
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.84%
Iowa:

0.79%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,090
State:

$31,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,026
State:

$11,832
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.75%
State:

1.05%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,702
Iowa:

$32,614
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,947
Iowa:

$11,654
Number of discharges: 92
Here:

5.97%
Iowa:

3.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,904
Iowa:

$18,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,167
State:

$6,920
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

3.77%
Iowa:

1.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,207
Iowa:

$16,050
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,217
Iowa:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.88%
Iowa:

3.31%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,983
State:

$24,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,478
Iowa:

$8,640
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

2.33%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,972
Iowa:

$12,176
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,502
State:

$4,314
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.17%
Iowa:

1.47%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,424
State:

$14,006
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,743
Iowa:

$4,339
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.23%
Iowa:

1.21%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

94.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Iowa:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

86.0%
State:

93.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

94.0%
State:

97.1%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
Iowa:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

79.0%
State:

90.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
Iowa:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
Iowa:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

96.0%
Iowa:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Iowa:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
State:

94.3%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
Iowa:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

95.0%
Iowa:

97.2%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

86.0%
Iowa:

92.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

98.0%
Iowa:

94.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Iowa:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.5%
State:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.0%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.9%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.9%
State:

18.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.0%
Iowa:

23.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.1%
Iowa:

17.9%

Complaint Deficiency

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

48.100%
Iowa:

34.389%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

17.400%
State:

8.069%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.030%
Iowa:

0.138%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.010%
State:

0.031%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.400%
Iowa:

4.961%

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

52.0%
Iowa:

21.7%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

87.2%
State:

91.0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

84.9%
Iowa:

88.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.187%
State:

0.754%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.187%
State:

0.298%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.187%
State:

0.689%

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