Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend

13% higher than the national average

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City is a medical facility located in Kansas City, MO. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience 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™

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

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

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

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

3 ratings were better than expected

6 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2021, 2020

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2021, 2020

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

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

13% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend

13% higher than the national average

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

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%82%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%58%53%

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Mark Austenfeld and his Nurse Laura have always been very kind and helpful to me. They have helped me with many important medical issues. That help enabled me to recover from acute Sarcopenia and some other important urological conditions.

Pancho Gringo Jun 28 2022

Review for Dr. Austenfeld

2 carple tunnel surgeries and very pleased with both.

Phil Jun 24 2022

Review for Dr. Langford

Excellent

William M. Jun 23 2022

Review for Dr. Bock

I have had cataract surgery by Dr. Pikey on both eyes. His care and communication regarding my personal vision was apparent and appreciated.

SLK Jun 23 2022

Review for Dr. Pikey

Susan H Jun 23 2022

Review for Dr. Greinke

Location

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City MO 64111

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(816) 932-2000

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4401 Wornall Rd

Kansas City, MO 64111

Directions

(816) 932-2000