The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH - Information and Ratings - YourHealthMatters


Hospital Profile

The Christ Hospital

2139 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: 513-585-2000


Services Offered:

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Patient Access to Health Record:


Insurance Accepted:

Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Emerald Health, First Health / Coventry, HealthSmart, Healthspan, Humana, Medicaid, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Medicare, Molina, Multiplan, Ohio Health Choice, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Tricare / Champus, United Healthcare, Workers Compensation, Others

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Quality Improvement Programs:

(as reported by this hospital)

Target Zero - A collaboration with the Voluntary Hospital Association (VHA) and Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) to test and share best practices toward our target goal of zero patient safety incidents.


The Joint Commission; American Nurses Credentialing Center, Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence; College of American Pathologists; American College of Radiology, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence; Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education; Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; Society of Chest Pain Centers, Chest Pain Center; American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer; U.S. Green Building Council, LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance; Green Building Certification Institute; Verification, Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium; Accredited Heart Failure Institute; The Joint Commission; Heart Failure Certification, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission; Echocardiography, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission; Vascular Testing, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission; Nuclear, American College of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine.

profile updated: July 1st 2013

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The Christ Hospital

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Care that considers patients' needs and wants


Doctor-Patient Communication 82.0% 85.0%
Nurse-Patient Communication 79.0% 85.0%
Receiving Help When Wanted 68.0% 71.0%
Discharge Information 86.0% 89.0%
Communication about Medicines 64.0% 68.0%
Quietness of Hospital Environment at Night 61.0% 60.0%
Cleanliness of Room and Bathroom 74.0% 73.0%
Pain Management 71.0% 75.0%
Overall Rating of the Hospital 71.0% 83.0%
Overall Recommendation of the Hospital 71.0% 86.0%


During Hospital Stay
Overall Effectiveness Score 96.5% 97.4%
Overall Surgical Care 98.4% 98.8%
Beta Blocker Prescribed 98.0% 99.0%
Received Medicine to Prevent Infection at the Right Time 99.0% 99.0%
Appropriate Medicine to Prevent Infection 99.0% 99.0%
Medicines to Prevent Infections Stopped at the Right Time 98.0% 98.0%
Received Treatment at the Right Time to Prevent Blood Clots 99.0% 99.0%
Overall Heart Failure 97.3% 99.5%
Discharge Instructions 95.0% 99.0%
Evaluation of Heart Function (LVF Assessment) 99.0% 100%
Medicated for Heart Dysfunction (ACE Inhibitor or ARB for LVSD) 97.0% 99.0%
Overall Heart Attack or Chest Pain 98.8% 100%
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge 99.0% 100%
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes of Arrival 55.0% Not enough
information to report
PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival 96.0% 96.0%
Overall Pneumonia 95.5% 100%
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s) 96.0% 100%
Overall Readmission Rates* 19.4% 19.4%
While in Emergency Department (ED)
Average Time Patients Spent in the ED after the Doctor Decided to Admit Them to the Hospital before Leaving for Their Hospital Room 97 minutes 134 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Being Sent Home 133 minutes 182 minutes
Average Time Spent in ED Before Seen by Healthcare Professional 24 minutes 21 minutes
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Data collected: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Data for Overall Readmission Rates collected: 07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012*