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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Divine savior healthcare, inc. Is deeply committed to a process of continuously improving the quality of care and services provided as an integral part of the church's healing ministry to all persons. Divine savior healthcare, inc. Is deeply committed to a process of continuously improving the quality of care and services provided as an integral part of the church's healing ministry to all persons. We believe god is the author of life. That every life holds meaning. That caring for life is our reason for being. That we cannot care for the body without caring for the spirit. That the ends of caring are to foster birth and healing, to dignify life and dying. That in serving individuals we serve our community by offering purposeful employment, fair wages, and a christian workplace. That we must be ready to change with the changing needs of those we serve. That we care best for others when we care for ourselves.

Programs: Divine savior healthcare, inc. Is an acute care 73-bed hospital located in portage, wi. Inpatient services included admissions of adults and pediatric patients which totaled 1,673 in fiscal year 2017 with patient days of 5,136. There were also 359 newborn patient days and 53 swing bed patient days, as well as 1,148 observation days. Divine savior healthcare also offers a wide array of outpatient services to meet the healthcare needs of the community. Emergency room, urgent care, surgery, ambulance, renal dialysis, and rehabilitation services are among many of the outpatient services provided. Key outpatient service statistics in fiscal year 2017 included 16,599 emergency room visits, 6,868 urgent care visits, 24,396 x-rays, and 2,963 infusion therapy visits were among many of the patient services as noted. Divine savior healthcare also provides specialized home care services to individuals who need care within their own home. These personalized services include skilled nursing services, home health aides, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, iv therapy, and palliative care for terminal illness. Divine savior healthcare promises to the community to provide healthcare services to those in need regardless of their ability to pay as defined in the hospital's charity and community care policies and programs. During fiscal year 2017, divine savior healthcare's charity care program awarded approximately $455,000 in gross charges for financial assistance to patients who could not otherwise afford care. In addition to inpatient and outpatient hospital services, divine savior healthcare also provides educational and preventative services at free or reduced costs to community members. Some of these events offerred to the public include: low cost exercise classes, free blood pressure screenings, low cost cholesterol screenings, low cost childbirth education classes, blood drives, free breastfeeding workshops, support groups, and low cost cpr and first aid classes. In fiscal year 2016, divine savior opened a medically integrated fitness center in response to the community needs assessment performed.

divine savior healthcare, inc. Also owns and operates physician practices in portage and pardeeville, wi. Total clinic visits for fiscal year 2017 were 76,262. These clinics provide family practice, internal medicine, physiatry, ob, and surgical services, among many other clinical services offered to patients in the community, and work together with the hospital services of divine savior healthcare in an effort to coordinate hospital and clinical care to provide convenient, cost-effective care to members of the community. Divine savior also operates a clinic in rural oxford, a health shortage area to better meet the residents of this community closer to their homes. The clinics service a large portion of elderly, disabled, and low income patients who are covered under the medicare and wisconsin medical assistance programs. Approximately 34. 97 percent of revenues generated in the divine savior healthcare clinics in 2017 were covered under the medicare and medical assistance programs. The clinics are often reimbursed from these programs at rates well below the cost of caring for these patients, however, it is divine savior healthcare's mission in the community to provide care to these patients. Patients of the divine savior healthcare clinics are also eligible for the organization's charity and community care programs which provide free or reduced care to individuals and families based on income and asset guidelines. The figures presented in statement 4a of the hospital program service accomplishments include charity care amounts provided to clinic patients as well. Additional information on the charity care policies can also be found in schedule h (hospitals) of the form 990.

divine savior healthcare, inc. Also owns and operates an 83-bed extended care facility and 40-bed assisted living facility. The extended care facility offers skilled and intermediate care nursing for residents who require short-term rehabilitation programs or long-term care. The facility also offers medication management, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, iv therapy, and nutrition services, as well as access to other healthcare and hospital services offered by divine savior healthcare's hospital programs. In 2017, 26,642 resident days of care and 9,924 assisted living days were provided by the extended care facility. A majority of the residents receive care under the wisconsin medical assistance or family care programs. Divine savior healthcare recognizes that the cost of caring for these individuals often extends beyond the amount that is paid to the facility by the medical assistance program. During fiscal year 2017, 17,098 days of care were provided to medical assistance and family care recipients in the extended care facility. Residents of the extended care facility at divine savior healthcare who have all other programs such as medical assistance or the wisconsin family care program are also able to apply for discounted or free care for hospital or clinical services under the organization's charity and community care programs as described in statements 4a and 4b noting the hospital and clinic program service accomplishments. Since most extended care charges are covered under wisconsin medical assistance programs when income levels are below established government standards, these programs are most often utilized as a source of payments for many residents. If these medical assistance programs are not available due to a unique circumstance, the resident's stay may be evaluated for charity or community care on a case by case basis by administration of the organization.

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