St. Joseph Medical Center

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

St. Joseph Medical Center is a medical facility located in Kansas City, MO. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low

5 ratings were better than expected

7 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

Better 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than 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

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

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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63%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

6% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

St. Joseph Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%73%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%51%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%51%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%52%

St. Joseph Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Brack really listens to patient concerns and does not rush through the visit. She is very kind and compassionate.

Feb 28 2024

Review for Dr. Brack

Dr Abraham is always Polite, honest an easy to talk to. He has done one partial knee replacement and will be my choice for when I need my next replacement

Feb 28 2024

Review for Dr. Abraham

My mom was diagnosed with Lung cancer we were referred over to Dr. Strom he is only in the office every other week. We booked an appt they called back a few hours later said he was leaving early that day so we moved it to early that morning. They then called the day before to tell me he would not...

Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Strom

Dr. Byle does not have empathy or good listening skills for those of us in our 70's. He tried to talk me into back surgery and would only provide authorization for a temporary handicapped placard. I have had a permanent one for over 7 years because of my back. I have found a new PCP and will be...

Feb 21 2024

Review for Dr. Byle

I had breast implants and a lift 20 years ago and I just wanted implants out. I saw numerous cosmetic surgeons who wanted me to get new implants but Dr Cusick actually listened to what I wanted. I am very happy with the results and I will definately recommend him to friends.

Amy S. Feb 15 2024

Review for Dr. Cusick

Location

St. Joseph Medical Center

1000 Carondelet Dr, Kansas City MO 64114

CallDirections

(816) 945-4476

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is St. Joseph Medical Center located?

St. Joseph Medical Center is located at 1000 Carondelet Dr, Kansas City, MO 64114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has St. Joseph Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, St. Joseph Medical Center has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and Surgical Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is St. Joseph Medical Center highly rated with patients?

63% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does St. Joseph Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at St. Joseph Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades St. Joseph Medical Center profile..

How does St. Joseph Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1000 Carondelet Dr

Kansas City, MO 64114

Directions

(816) 945-4476