LOUISIANA HOSPITAL INFORM | A SERVICE FROM THE LOUISIANA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

What's New

December, 2016 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect more recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show more recent statistics for the 100 most frequent diagnoses and the Outpatient Services report to show most recent statistics for the 25 most frequent outpatient services. Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the more recent information from Hospital Compare as posted on 10/20/2016.

April, 2016 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect more recent information. In addition, the Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the more recent information from Hospital Compare as posted on 11/18/2015.

March, 2013 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect more recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show more recent statistics for the 100 most frequent diagnoses and the Outpatient Services report to show most recent statistics for the 25 most frequent outpatient services. In addition, the Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the more recent information from Hospital Compare as posted on 01/18/2013.

February, 2011 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect more recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show more recent statistics for the 100 most frequent diagnoses and the Outpatient Services report to show most recent statistics for the 25 most frequent outpatient services. In addition, the Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the more recent information from Hospital Compare for the period ending 06/30/2009 as posted on 12/14/2010.

March, 2010 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect more recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show more recent statistics for the 100 most frequent diagnoses. In addition, the Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the more recent information from Hospital Compare.

December, 2008 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect most recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show most recent statistics for the 100 most frequent diagnoses and the Outpatient Services report to show most recent statistics for the 25 most frequent outpatient services. In addition, the Quality Measures report was updated to reflect the most recent information from Hospital Compare including additional Surgical Infection conditions and 30-Day Risk Adjusted Mortality Rates for heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia.

November, 2008 - Updated Hospital Profiles to reflect most recent information. Also updated the Inpatient Services report to show most recent statistics fot the 100 most frequent diagnoses. Quality Measures were also updated to reflect the most recent information from Hospital Compare including 30-day risk-adjusted mortality rates and process of care measures for children's asthma care.

April, 2008 - Updated quality reports to include HCAHPS data. Updated Process of Care Measures, Patient Satisfaction Survey and Outcome Measures for the period ending 6/30/2007 as posted on 3/31/2008.

March, 2008 - Increased inpatient services to report the top 100 DRGs and outpatient services to report the top 100 most common procedures.

Added side-by-side hospital comparison tool, with the ability to view up to three hospitals side-by-side.

Added all-payer data in addition to the Medicare cost report and MedPAR data.

Expanded inpatient "Volumes by Type of Payer" to include hospital units, such as rehab and psychiatric units.

Expanded Quality measures and HCAHPS added to the Quality report.

September, 2007 - Additional Process of Care and Outcome Measures were added to the Quality report.  The Quality report will be updated quarterly as information becomes available from Hospital Compare.  Updated Process of Care Measures are for the period ending 9/30/2006 as posted on 6/19/2007.

April, 2006 - The Louisiana Hospital Association, in partnership with AHD.com, launched Louisiana Hospital Inform in an effort to provide consumers with hospital pricing and quality information. Please check back periodically as additional, useful information will be added to this website.