St. Francis Health Center Home Health Agency

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Topeka, Kansas (KS).

St. Francis Health Center Home Health Agency is a non-profit home care agency based at 1700 Southwest 7th Street in Topeka, KS. The agency services an area over 2,500 square miles in size with over 250,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1989. A total of 7,257 Medicare visits were made to 403 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,145,656 for these services. 14,810 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $16,269,110 by Medicare for these services.

St. Francis Health Center Home Health Agency offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, have urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

05/03/1989

Address

1700 Southwest 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606

Phone Number

(785) 295-8240

Geographic Coordinates

39.056322, -95.697453
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

66006, 66050, 66070, 66402, 66409, 66413, 66414, 66423, 66425, 66429, 66434, 66438, 66440, 66451, 66502, 66510, 66512, 66523, 66524, 66533, 66537, 66539, 66542, 66546, 66547, 66601, 66603, 66604, 66605, 66606, 66607, 66608, 66609, 66610, 66611, 66612, 66614, 66615, 66616, 66617, 66618, 66619, 67737
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
131 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
110 (83.97%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
101 (77.10%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
129 (98.47%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
72 (54.96%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Topeka
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shawnee County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kansas
126 (96.18%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
Topeka
51.20%
Shawnee County
51.20%
Kansas
62.05%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Topeka
60.50%
Shawnee County
60.50%
Kansas
61.40%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Topeka
33.60%
Shawnee County
33.60%
Kansas
36.57%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
59.00%
Topeka
53.40%
Shawnee County
53.40%
Kansas
57.78%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Topeka
20.33%
Shawnee County
20.33%
Kansas
21.68%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
Topeka
Less Than 5.00%
Shawnee County
Less Than 5.00%
Kansas
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
49.00%
Topeka
35.83%
Shawnee County
35.83%
Kansas
41.51%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
29.00%
Topeka
46.25%
Shawnee County
46.25%
Kansas
52.55%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
Topeka
37.33%
Shawnee County
37.33%
Kansas
44.76%
United States
46.56%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Topeka
27.33%
Shawnee County
27.33%
Kansas
28.40%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Topeka
69.00%
Shawnee County
69.00%
Kansas
66.43%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Topeka
65.50%
Shawnee County
65.50%
Kansas
76.31%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

Charts

HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
403
Topeka Average
196
Shawnee County Average
196
Kansas Average
180
United States Average
398

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
14,810
Kansas Average
1,348
United States Average
821

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
7,257
Topeka Average
4,296
Shawnee County Average
4,296
Kansas Average
4,320
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$1,145,656
Topeka Average
$590,568
Shawnee County Average
$590,568
Kansas Average
$599,134
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$158
Topeka Average
$137
Shawnee County Average
$137
Kansas Average
$139
United States Average
$135

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$16,269,110
Kansas Average
$1,363,029
United States Average
$393,100

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$2,843
Topeka Average
$3,013
Shawnee County Average
$3,013
Kansas Average
$3,337
United States Average
$4,270

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,099
Kansas Average
$1,011
United States Average
$479

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Topeka at a Glance

Topeka has a total population of 122,377, of which 29,705 are children under the age of 18 and 18,418 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.3.

Total Population:
122,377
Median Age:
36.3
Males:
58,759 (48.0%)
Female:
63,618 (52.0%)
Children (0-17):
29,705 (24.3%)
Adults (18-64):
74,254 (60.7%)
Seniors (65+):
18,418 (15.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Topeka
Married:
48,966 (40.0%)
Divorced:
14,331 (11.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Topeka
Hispanic Ethnicity:
10,847 (8.86%)
White:
96,093 (78.52%)
African American:
14,332 (11.71%)
Asian:
1,340 (1.09%)
Pacific Islander:
50 (0.04%)
Indian:
1,603 (1.31%)
Other:
4,969 (4.06%)
Two or More:
3,990 (3.26%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Topeka

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.38, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.38 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
875
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
16
Medical Suppliers:
69
Rehab Centers:
11

Wealth

The median family income is $45,803 while the median household income is $35,928. Roughly 12.00% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,803
Household Income:
$35,928
In Poverty:
12.00%

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