ST ALEXIUS HOSPITAL - SAINT LOUIS, MO

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Addresss:
3933 S BROADWAY
SAINT LOUIS, MO, 63118
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (314) 865-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 18.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 161.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 415.70
Dieticians : 2.60
Occupational Therapists : 1.10
Physical Therapists : 2.40
Registered Pharmacists : 6.30
Respiratory Therapists : 9.60
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.10
Physicians : 0.60
Medical Social Workers : 7.20
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 17.40
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.20
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 16.40
Nurse Practitioners: 0.20

Number Of Beds
Total: 563
Total Certified: 563
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 132
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 35

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Chiropractice Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitation (Carf Accredited) Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.649%
State:

0.605%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

1.082%
State:

0.416%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.865%
Missouri:

0.317%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.216%
State:

0.172%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Missouri:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

15%
Missouri:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
Missouri:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
Missouri:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
Missouri:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Missouri:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Missouri:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
Missouri:

61%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Missouri:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Missouri:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
State:

58%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

79%
Missouri:

84%
No
Here:

21%
Missouri:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
Missouri:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

28%
Missouri:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

61%
Missouri:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
Missouri:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
Missouri:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

59%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

14
Missouri:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Missouri:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

88.0%
Missouri:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

79.0%
Missouri:

91.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

91.0%
Missouri:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Missouri:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

82.0%
Missouri:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
Missouri:

95.7%

Surgery

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

95.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

95.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

95.0%
Missouri:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

65.0%
State:

91.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

89.0%
State:

95.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

58.0%
Missouri:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

97.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.7%
Missouri:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.9%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.4%
Missouri:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.4%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
State:

18.9%

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

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

$13,370
Missouri:

$11,777
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,952
State:

$4,342
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.18%
State:

0.48%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,183
State:

$17,951
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,103
Missouri:

$5,186
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
Missouri:

1.40%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,270
State:

$16,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,045
State:

$5,280
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.78%
Missouri:

1.81%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,406
State:

$14,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,489
Missouri:

$3,527
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.04%
State:

1.92%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,160
Missouri:

$19,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,835
State:

$6,146
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.74%
Missouri:

1.91%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,900
Missouri:

$25,312
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,885
State:

$7,445
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.97%
State:

1.91%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,946
Missouri:

$15,094
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,449
State:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.83%
Missouri:

1.51%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,730
State:

$18,442
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,584
Missouri:

$5,858
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.04%
State:

0.38%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,283
Missouri:

$17,711
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,058
State:

$5,388
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.83%
State:

0.63%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,559
Missouri:

$17,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,191
Missouri:

$4,547
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.53%
State:

3.74%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,978
State:

$21,879
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,128
Missouri:

$6,229
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

1.92%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,297
Missouri:

$21,078
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,901
Missouri:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.81%
State:

2.86%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,071
Missouri:

$30,318
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,525
Missouri:

$9,156
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.50%
Missouri:

2.89%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,447
Missouri:

$14,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,081
Missouri:

$4,257
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

1.14%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,527
Missouri:

$16,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,785
State:

$4,806
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

3.20%
State:

2.53%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,812
State:

$24,804
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,404
State:

$7,655
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

0.49%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$130,449
Missouri:

$114,859
Average Total Payments
Here:

$36,417
State:

$34,419
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.57%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,717
State:

$14,611
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,141
Missouri:

$4,370
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.71%
State:

2.11%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,958
State:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,967
State:

$6,178
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.76%
Missouri:

0.57%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,798
Missouri:

$14,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,596
Missouri:

$5,641
Number of discharges: 805
Here:

55.94%
State:

1.88%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,186
State:

$21,181
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,207
Missouri:

$6,298
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.71%
State:

1.95%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,886
Missouri:

$33,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,370
Missouri:

$10,217
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.67%
Missouri:

1.42%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$98,385
Missouri:

$130,623
Average Total Payments
Here:

$30,312
Missouri:

$35,340
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.76%
Missouri:

0.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,185
Missouri:

$56,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,357
Missouri:

$14,890
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.18%
Missouri:

1.03%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,834
State:

$17,972
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,584
State:

$4,979
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.83%
Missouri:

0.77%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,479
State:

$41,930
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,390
State:

$11,968
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.32%
State:

4.42%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,941
State:

$22,459
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,349
State:

$6,369
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

4.10%
State:

2.85%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,074
Missouri:

$31,582
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,644
Missouri:

$8,887
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.15%
State:

2.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,404
State:

$15,701
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,328
Missouri:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.04%
State:

1.21%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,113
State:

$17,367
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,825
State:

$4,474
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.97%
Missouri:

1.62%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

11.500%
State:

8.189%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.049%
State:

0.184%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.032%
State:

0.040%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

0.500%
State:

3.267%

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