University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average


University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis is a medical facility located in Topeka, KS. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%63%66%

University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

DR Hamilton is a very kind, caring physician that has been my doctor for 14 years. He never rushes to surgery but instead tries every other possible treatment. When surgery is necessary I am never afraid knowing he is in charge of my care. We need more doctors like Dr Hamilton.

Barb Aug 01 2021

Review for Dr. Hamilton

Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. McAllaster

Janie "Paulette" Broadbent Jul 25 2021

Review for Dr. Dhir

Every time I see Dr. Cobb he makes me feel so comfortable. He’s so sweet and takes a genuine interest about the patient and our health.

Carmela Jul 25 2021

Review for Dr. Cobb

Very caring and respectful Doctor . Very explanatory if you have questions and on results of blood test . Highly recommend.

Donna Jul 22 2021

Review for Dr. Hamilton

Location

University Of Kansas Health System Saint Francis

1700 SW 7th St, Topeka, KS 66606

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