St. Joseph Medical Center

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend

5% 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

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™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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™ (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™ (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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

6 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

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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2021, 2020

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2021, 2020

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™

2022

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

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

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™

2022

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

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

65%

Would definitely recommend

5% 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

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%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Phenomenal! Very easy to talk to. Answered all my questions. Listened to all my concerns. Best relationship I've had with a surgeon ever!

Cmriley May 28 2022

Review for Dr. Walker

I have been a patient at KC Foot and Ankle for many years. Dr. Green and his staff are the absolute best!! Whether it is a minor or major issue with your feet, you can be assured you are receiving the best care possible.

CONNIE ROSBERG May 27 2022

Review for Dr. Green

Physicians bedside manner was great. He was thorough in his exam and listened to our concerns.

Lisa R May 27 2022

Review for Dr. Dempewolf

Dr. Clymer explains things very well. He answers my questions and gives me options. Very supportive.

Andrea L May 26 2022

Review for Dr. Clymer

Dr. Dunfield is very friendly and professional. I’m in and out in no time.

Michelle May 26 2022

Review for Dr. Dunfield

Location

St. Joseph Medical Center

1000 Carondelet Dr, Kansas City MO 64114

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(816) 945-4476

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1000 Carondelet Dr

Kansas City, MO 64114

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(816) 945-4476