Iowa Lutheran Hospital

700 East University Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States   |   5152635612   |  
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(26 reviews)
United States: Ranked #6864
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"Nobody Wants to go..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim Stoddard

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Jim Stoddard

"Nobody Wants to go..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nobody Wants to go to the ER.... but we needed to and they were Amazing!!! Never have I experienced such professionalism from a staff that truely cared and got us in and out quickly!!!

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aden Sagar

"I honestly will never..."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I honestly will never go there again. I visited ER for back pain. He listened my lungs but never checked my back. With 30 minuets after I check my back. I check in with another er where they told me I... more

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Holly Barnes

"The nurses and techs..."

Reviewed 2 months ago

The nurses and techs on 2N were awesome. No one wishes to be hospitalized but this group of outstanding professionals made it all tolerable. They were caring and committed to making sure the patient was... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Not Available

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 88%
(4% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 88%
(2% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 99%
(1% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 3%
(3% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 15.2%
(equal to the the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 11.4%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 18.5%
(0.2% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 21.8%
(1.2% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.3%
(0.1% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 14.5%
(1.5% below the national rate)
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