Wheaton Franciscan Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI).

Wheaton Franciscan Home Health is a non-profit home care agency based at 9688 W Appleton Avenue in Milwaukee, WI. The agency services an area over 2,400 square miles in size with over 2,030,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1986. A total of 57,871 Medicare visits were made to 2,551 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $7,883,515 for these services.

Wheaton Franciscan Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

09/05/1986

Address

9688 W Appleton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone Number

(414) 535-6900

Geographic Coordinates

43.1183, -88.033019
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

49405, 53001, 53005, 53007, 53012, 53017, 53018, 53022, 53024, 53027, 53029, 53033, 53037, 53040, 53045, 53046, 53051, 53056, 53058, 53064, 53066, 53072, 53074, 53080, 53086, 53089, 53090, 53092, 53095, 53097, 53103, 53105, 53108, 53110, 53118, 53119, 53122, 53126, 53129, 53130, 53132, 53139, 53140, 53142, 53143, 53144, 53146, 53149, 53150, 53151, 53153, 53154, 53158, 53159, 53168, 53170, 53172, 53177, 53179, 53181, 53182, 53185, 53186, 53188, 53189, 53201, 53202, 53204, 53205, 53206, 53207, 53208, 53209, 53210, 53211, 53212, 53213, 53214, 53215, 53216, 53217, 53218, 53219, 53220, 53221, 53222, 53223, 53224, 53225, 53226, 53227, 53228, 53233, 53235, 53402, 53403, 53404, 53405, 53406, 53408, 53511, 53784, 54138, 54220, 54558, 54901, 60619
* 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
Milwaukee
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (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
Milwaukee
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
110 (87.30%) 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
Milwaukee
11 (84.62%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
20 (90.91%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
101 (80.16%) 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
Milwaukee
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
113 (89.68%) 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
Milwaukee
10 (76.92%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
16 (72.73%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
76 (60.32%) 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
Milwaukee
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (100.00%) 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
62.00%
Milwaukee
55.80%
Milwaukee County
53.50%
Wisconsin
59.99%
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
56.00%
Milwaukee
48.25%
Milwaukee County
51.64%
Wisconsin
57.70%
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%
Milwaukee
32.20%
Milwaukee County
28.83%
Wisconsin
34.11%
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
64.00%
Milwaukee
51.50%
Milwaukee County
55.80%
Wisconsin
62.49%
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
21.00%
Milwaukee
29.38%
Milwaukee County
29.38%
Wisconsin
24.01%
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%
Milwaukee
Less Than 5.00%
Milwaukee County
Less Than 5.00%
Wisconsin
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
38.00%
Milwaukee
31.50%
Milwaukee County
33.82%
Wisconsin
38.14%
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
61.00%
Milwaukee
35.75%
Milwaukee County
40.09%
Wisconsin
52.38%
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
44.00%
Milwaukee
49.00%
Milwaukee County
48.62%
Wisconsin
46.05%
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
28.00%
Milwaukee
36.62%
Milwaukee County
36.69%
Wisconsin
27.34%
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
68.00%
Milwaukee
60.50%
Milwaukee County
60.94%
Wisconsin
69.03%
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
75.00%
Milwaukee
75.50%
Milwaukee County
77.00%
Wisconsin
80.21%
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
2,551
Milwaukee Average
805
Milwaukee County Average
651
Wisconsin Average
312
United States Average
398

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
57,871
Milwaukee Average
18,609
Milwaukee County Average
15,255
Wisconsin Average
7,297
United States Average
12,553

Financials

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Medicare HHA Payments

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

This Provider This Provider
$7,883,515
Milwaukee Average
$2,557,036
Milwaukee County Average
$2,094,433
Wisconsin Average
$1,020,828
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
$136
Milwaukee Average
$137
Milwaukee County Average
$137
Wisconsin Average
$140
United States Average
$135

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
$3,090
Milwaukee Average
$3,178
Milwaukee County Average
$3,216
Wisconsin Average
$3,275
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Milwaukee at a Glance

Milwaukee has a total population of 596,974, of which 170,984 are children under the age of 18 and 65,123 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.6.

Total Population:
596,974
Median Age:
30.6
Males:
285,363 (47.8%)
Female:
311,611 (52.2%)
Children (0-17):
170,984 (28.6%)
Adults (18-64):
360,867 (60.4%)
Seniors (65+):
65,123 (10.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Milwaukee
Married:
185,085 (31.0%)
Divorced:
50,000 (8.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Milwaukee
Hispanic Ethnicity:
71,646 (12.00%)
White:
298,379 (49.98%)
African American:
222,933 (37.34%)
Asian:
17,571 (2.94%)
Pacific Islander:
301 (0.05%)
Indian:
5,212 (0.87%)
Other:
36,428 (6.10%)
Two or More:
16,150 (2.71%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Milwaukee

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
13
Doctors:
5,538
Home Agencies:
13
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
26
Medical Suppliers:
150
Rehab Centers:
23

Wealth

The median family income is $37,879 while the median household income is $32,216. Roughly 20.72% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,879
Household Income:
$32,216
In Poverty:
20.72%

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