Saint Joseph Hospital

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average


Saint Joseph Hospital is a medical facility located in Lexington, KY. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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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64%

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

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

Saint Joseph Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%66%

Saint Joseph Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Marsha Freeman Oct 24 2021

Review for Dr. Greenman

Dr. Christensen and his staff have been wonderful to work with. I have always been treated with the upmost professionalism. Matt, delivers a level of care that is second to none. My husband and I appreciate him so very much!

Dolores Hounshell Oct 24 2021

Review for Dr. Christensen

knowledgeable , compassionate, easy to work with

Gaile C Bowman Oct 23 2021

Review for Dr. Sajadi

In one visit I found out my problem and a treatment plan.where I live I was in the hospital and seen 4 doctors and couldn’t get a diagnosis or a treatment plan

Lee Oct 22 2021

Review for Dr. Christensen

Lois Oct 20 2021

Review for Dr. Sawyer

Location

Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Dr, Lexington, KY 40504

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