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St. Luke's Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital is a medical facility located in Duluth, MN. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.

79%

Patient Experience Rating

15% higher than the national average

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2023)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

3 ratings were better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend

15% higher than the national average

St. Luke's Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%85%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%47%

St. Luke's Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%48%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very capable asked good questions displayed good understanding and compassion

Sam Jul 14 2024

Review for Dr. Funk

Nothing more needed.

Jul 12 2024

Review for Dr. Skendzel

Dr. Hoerr is my 89 yr old mothers primary care physician, you wont find better doctor, he ACTUALLY GENUINELY CARES about his patients. My mother has alot of issues and dr Hoerr always seems to find time for her and go the extra mile, hes very compassionate, a great listener and WE are so grateful...

Wayne Boutelle Jul 12 2024

Review for Dr. Hoerr

I had radiation therapy for prostate cancer from March 4, 2020 – April 27, 2020. On the initial visit, the radiology technician told me she couldn't 'map' the area to be radiated because a 'large stool' was blocking the view. I could easily have returned the next day after making sure my bowels...

Kevin Welsh Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Funk

Fantastic people

Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Skendzel

Location

St. Luke's Hospital

915 E 1st St, Duluth MN 55805

CallDirections

(218) 249-5555

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is St. Luke's Hospital located?

St. Luke's Hospital is located at 915 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55805. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has St. Luke's Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, St. Luke's Hospital has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is St. Luke's Hospital highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does St. Luke's Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at St. Luke's Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades St. Luke's Hospital profile..

How does St. Luke's Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

915 E 1st St

Duluth, MN 55805

Directions

(218) 249-5555