Clinical Performance Data

Clinical Performance Data

St. Luke's consistently performs above the national and state averages in the care of cardiac patients.

Heart Attack

Medicare Hospital Compare (April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013 )
(Last updated 12/12/2013)

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Aspirin given at discharge 100% 99% 99%
Statin at discharge 100% 98% 98%
PCI within 90 minutes of arrival 100% 95% 95%

Door-to Balloon Time - 2013

(Time patient arrives with chest pain and is taken to the Cardiac Cath Lab to have blood flow restored to the heart)

  • Lowest time: 14 minutes
  • Average time: 59 minutes

Heart Failure

Medicare Hospital Compare (April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013)
(Last updated 12/12/2013)

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Complete discharge instructions provided 98% 94% 95%
Evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function 100% 99% 100%
ACE inhibitor or ARB for LVS dysfunction 98% 97% 97%

Cardiac Surgery

The Joint Commission (April 2012 - March 2013)

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Received antibiotic within one hour before skin was surgically cut 100% 99% 99%
Received the appropriate antibiotic for this type of surgery 100% 100% 100%
Antibiotic stopped within 48 hours after the surgery 100% 98% 99%

Vascular Surgery

The Joint Commission (April 2012 - March 2013)

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Received antibiotic within one hour before skin was surgically cut 100% 98% 98%
Received the appropriate antibiotic for this type of surgery 100% 99% 99%
Antibiotic stopped within 48 hours after the surgery 100% 95% 96%