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Aurora St Lukes Medical Center Ratings

Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone: (414) 649-6000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Aurora St Lukes Medical Center save lives? 18% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack13%
Heart Failure9%

Infectious Disease at Aurora St Lukes Medical Center

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 34m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 47 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 25 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 37 minutes delay before leaving to their room.

Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Aurora St Lukes Medical Center 4.6 out of 5 based on 33 ratings. 33 user reviews.

70% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help

1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate

Aurora St Lukes Medical Center Stories

Mar 11, 2020, 10:37 PM
Aurora West Allis Medical Center: "Crazy people are crazy think they have the virus or come for something the urgent care can handle " - Katie

Mar 11, 2020, 9:46 PM
: "3-4 hour wait awesomeness " - Lynn

Jul 01, 2019, 8:24 PM
Waukesha Memorial Hospital: "worst staff . would never recommend." - bob

Mar 18, 2017, 6:01 PM
: "Don't choose an ER based on wait times. Froedtert has experts on call 24/7. If you go to another ER on a weekend, you might wait two days to be seen by a specialist. At Froedtert, you'll see a neurologist, liver specialist, or heart surgeon right away if you need one. When my husband had a life-threatening brain infection, St. Mary's talked to their neurologist by phone and told us he had early dementia. " - Muriel

Aug 23, 2016, 12:24 PM
Mercy Hlth Sys Corp: "The overbooking of patients is ridiculous! When you can only make a appointment a week and a half out and you come and sit in the waiting room for 45 minutes to a hour something is wrong! Or if you need to be seen for non serious or no emergency they push you into going to urgent care because your primary physician is not available for three days! This is not isolated and very much real! So the survey's are bogus just like JD power is to the Auto Industry! All about the Money and Billboards!" - Richard

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