UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL - LOUISVILLE, KY

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Addresss:
530 SOUTH JACKSON STREET
LOUISVILLE, KY, 40202
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (502) 562-3000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 36.80
Registered Professional Nurses : 441.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 1180.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.30
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 17.00
Respiratory Therapists : 43.00
Medical Social Workers : 15.30

Number Of Beds
Total: 404
Total Certified: 404

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Burn Care Unit Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

99.0%
Kentucky:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

98.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

91.0%
Kentucky:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

92.1%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Kentucky:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Kentucky:

92.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
Kentucky:

88.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Kentucky:

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

95.0%
Kentucky:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
State:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
State:

92.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.3%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Kentucky:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

92.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

86.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

89.0%
Kentucky:

97.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

100.0%
Kentucky:

94.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Kentucky:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

83.0%
Kentucky:

93.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

95.0%
Kentucky:

96.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

91.0%
Kentucky:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

95.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Kentucky:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.3%
Kentucky:

15.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.5%
Kentucky:

11.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

15.6%
Kentucky:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.2%
Kentucky:

20.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.7%
Kentucky:

25.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.4%
State:

19.4%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.122%
State:

0.802%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.122%
State:

0.318%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.347%
State:

0.510%

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:

$16,237
State:

$10,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,767
State:

$4,311
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.22%
State:

0.37%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,581
State:

$11,894
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,051
Kentucky:

$3,657
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.10%
State:

0.71%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,093
Kentucky:

$15,106
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,389
State:

$5,206
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.87%
Kentucky:

1.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,979
State:

$10,390
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,937
Kentucky:

$3,523
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.75%
State:

1.82%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,793
Kentucky:

$13,744
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,169
State:

$5,175
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.28%
State:

1.73%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,819
Kentucky:

$12,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,782
Kentucky:

$3,521
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

2.84%
State:

2.06%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,374
Kentucky:

$17,372
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,135
Kentucky:

$5,992
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.51%
Kentucky:

2.84%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,117
Kentucky:

$20,645
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,214
Kentucky:

$7,341
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.68%
Kentucky:

2.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,846
State:

$13,107
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,237
Kentucky:

$4,458
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.33%
State:

3.01%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,743
Kentucky:

$24,391
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,294
Kentucky:

$6,897
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.33%
State:

2.21%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,190
Kentucky:

$17,254
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,853
Kentucky:

$6,077
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

0.34%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,369
State:

$14,320
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,205
Kentucky:

$5,248
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.04%
Kentucky:

0.55%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,657
State:

$19,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,913
State:

$6,554
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.70%
Kentucky:

0.33%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,290
Kentucky:

$13,998
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,315
State:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.61%
Kentucky:

3.82%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,438
Kentucky:

$18,407
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,774
Kentucky:

$6,339
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.74%
Kentucky:

1.93%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,579
Kentucky:

$33,270
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,841
Kentucky:

$11,336
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.10%
Kentucky:

0.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,959
Kentucky:

$16,913
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,965
Kentucky:

$6,315
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

3.15%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,887
State:

$26,625
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,404
State:

$9,229
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.39%
Kentucky:

2.66%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,241
Kentucky:

$11,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,096
Kentucky:

$4,186
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.87%
Kentucky:

1.54%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$92,494
Kentucky:

$36,810
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,247
State:

$11,509
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.57%
State:

0.94%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,427
Kentucky:

$12,624
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,388
State:

$3,863
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.47%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,803
Kentucky:

$25,337
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,478
Kentucky:

$7,502
Number of discharges: 135
Here:

7.84%
Kentucky:

1.27%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,734
State:

$38,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,482
Kentucky:

$12,753
Number of discharges: 102
This Hospital:

5.92%
Kentucky:

0.79%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,199
Kentucky:

$20,791
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,718
State:

$5,319
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

4.00%
State:

0.77%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,897
Kentucky:

$13,466
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,650
State:

$4,783
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.74%
Kentucky:

2.86%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$89,208
State:

$42,051
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,844
State:

$13,336
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.28%
State:

4.90%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$99,005
State:

$47,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,694
State:

$16,804
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.33%
State:

0.66%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$239,293
State:

$93,365
Average Total Payments
Here:

$53,712
Kentucky:

$33,614
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.99%
Kentucky:

0.50%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,749
State:

$15,097
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,193
Kentucky:

$5,302
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.09%
State:

0.75%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,872
Kentucky:

$20,360
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,554
Kentucky:

$7,407
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.22%
State:

0.60%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,850
Kentucky:

$12,072
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,197
Kentucky:

$4,289
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

2.14%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,329
Kentucky:

$34,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,586
Kentucky:

$12,134
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.75%
Kentucky:

0.51%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,542
State:

$18,547
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,205
Kentucky:

$6,404
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.70%
Kentucky:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,573
State:

$46,589
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,480
State:

$12,592
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.28%
State:

2.18%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,610
Kentucky:

$28,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,716
State:

$9,904
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.80%
State:

0.24%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,630
Kentucky:

$12,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,536
Kentucky:

$4,099
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.97%
Kentucky:

0.40%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,290
State:

$11,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,478
State:

$5,999
Number of discharges: 214
Here:

12.42%
Kentucky:

1.43%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,401
State:

$20,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,027
State:

$6,623
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.70%
Kentucky:

0.33%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,165
State:

$14,170
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,882
Kentucky:

$4,959
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.22%
Kentucky:

1.23%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,584
State:

$16,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,778
State:

$6,346
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.15%
Kentucky:

2.10%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,157
State:

$28,420
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,874
State:

$10,235
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.22%
Kentucky:

1.38%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,819
State:

$43,386
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,919
State:

$14,679
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.26%
State:

1.27%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,140
State:

$15,499
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,841
State:

$5,115
Number of discharges: 87
This Hospital:

5.05%
State:

0.60%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$73,843
Kentucky:

$34,004
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,795
State:

$11,802
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.16%
State:

3.65%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,373
Kentucky:

$13,892
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,437
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

0.69%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,777
Kentucky:

$17,934
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,611
Kentucky:

$6,263
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

3.27%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,382
Kentucky:

$14,708
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,528
State:

$4,466
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.50%
State:

2.00%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,316
Kentucky:

$16,834
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,636
State:

$4,577
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.19%
State:

1.25%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

19%
Kentucky:

16%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

18%
Kentucky:

13%
Always
Here:

76%
Kentucky:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

61%
Kentucky:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Kentucky:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Kentucky:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
Kentucky:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Kentucky:

17%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Kentucky:

18%
Always
Here:

67%
Kentucky:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Kentucky:

9%
Usually
Here:

32%
Kentucky:

29%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
Kentucky:

62%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
Kentucky:

83%
No
This Hospital:

18%
Kentucky:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

71%
Kentucky:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Kentucky:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
Kentucky:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
State:

71%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

47.400%
Kentucky:

40.592%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.300%
Kentucky:

8.052%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.070%
State:

0.126%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.002%
Kentucky:

0.042%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

8.000%
Kentucky:

5.467%

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