Sioux City, IA - For the second consecutive year, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center ranks among the nation’s top hospitals for the value it brings to the local community according to a new study.
In its ninth annual Community Value Index® (CVI) study, Cleverley + Associates named St. Luke’s one of the top hospitals nationwide. St. Luke’s is the only Siouxland area hospital included on the list of “Community Value Five-Star®” facilities.
The study reviews most acute care hospitals nationwide using publicly available data. The CVI study was created for Hospitals, including St. Luke’s with scores in the top twenty percent were designated as “Community Value Five-Star®” facilities.
“St. Luke’s is pleased to be among the nation’s top hospitals for the value we bring to the community. As a non-profit organization committed to the Siouxland community, we are dedicated to providing quality health care today while continually reinvesting in integrated services that will ensure high quality care to our future patients. It is an important role for us as a health system and vital to supporting our mission to improve the health of the people of Siouxland,” says Peter Thoreen, President and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System.
Cleverley + Associates was established in 2000 to enhance the financial position of hospitals. Its CVI study focuses on the financial condition of hospitals nationwide by examining the value a hospital provides its community.
About UnityPoint Health – Sioux City:
As part of UnityPoint Health – Sioux City which includes UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s offers a vast network of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals committed to coordinating care to meet the individual needs of our patients. UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s is one of the region’s most patient and family-centered hospitals, delivering innovative care to communities in the tri-state area including Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. St. Luke’s treats more than 77,000 patients annually, coordinating care from the doctor’s office to the hospital and back home through St. Luke’s, UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home.
Using a team approach, the physicians and specialists of UnityPoint Clinic are committed to helping patients manage their health. Through more than 48,000 patient visits annually and with services including family practice, general and vascular surgery, pulmonary and critical care, occupational medicine, nephrology and cardiology, UnityPoint Clinic is focused on getting patients healthy sooner and keeping them healthy.
For patients who need additional care at home, UnityPoint at Home provides services and equipment including nursing care, infusion therapy, respiratory therapy, rehabilitation, home medical equipment and supplies. The UnityPoint at Home team, which includes registered nurses certified in chronic care management, work with each patient to find the right home care solution based on their unique needs.
Through our mission to improve the lives of the people of Siouxland, UnityPoint Health– St. Luke’s, UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home work together to ensure the best outcome for every patient, every time.
For more information, visit www.unitypoint.org.