Aurora at a Glance

Below is a brief 2011 statistical overview of Aurora Health Care.

Care Management impact
Aurora is a national leader in developing and implementing best practices in clinical improvement and disease management. In 2011, Aurora's efforts documented the following impact:
Lives benefited 1,014,847
Deaths prevented 1,659
Medical expense savings for patients, employers and other payers
Influenza vaccination for high-risk patients $22.6 Million
Cholesterol management for coronary artery disease patients $4.6 Million
Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia patients $7.4 Million
Other $500,000
Total medical expense savings for the communities: $35.1 Million
Our Caregivers
Total caregivers 30,224
Registered nurses 6,162
Employed physicians 1,453
Residents and fellows 152
Services at a glance
Inpatient discharges - Adult 93,804
Inpatient days - Adult 405,804
Length of stay (days) 4.33
Ambulatory care visits 4,130,446
Emergency care visits 258,938
Hospital outpatient visits 1,473,475
Home care visits 253,082
Family service visits 57,668
Total outpatient visits 6,173,609
Births/deliveries 12,770
Surgical cases 110,881
Hospice benefit days 73,079
Home delivered meals 143,655
Retail pharmacy prescriptions 3,160,757
Charity care
Aurora provides a large amount of charity care for people who are uninsured or are otherwise unable to pay for the care they need.
Charity care costs $38,467,000
Other unreimbursed care
Bad debt costs $68,432,000
Community benefits program
Every year, Aurora provides - without charge - a variety of services in communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.
Community health education and outreach $2,415,295
Transportation for indigent patients 376,928
In-kind services and sponsorships $6,298,585
Counseling $619,387
Free clinics $10,262,196
Health screenings and immunizations $1,628,778
Support groups and self help $611,087
Health professional education $13,675,337
Total community benefits programs $35,675,337
Sources of Funds
Aurora's total net patient service revenue grew from $3.8 billion in 2010 to $3.9 billion in 2011. Net revenue increased 2.8% from 2010 to 2011.
Inpatient service $1,165,598,559
Outpatient and ambulatory services $2,542,040,024
Other services $374,374,000
Total revenue $4,082,012,583
Other sources $13,707,000
Total $4,095,719,583
Use of funds
Salaries, fees and fringe benefits $2,330,881,000
Supplies $800,834,000
Net building, equipment and working capital $169,046,000
Maintenance, rental, insurance, utilities and other business expenses $653,465,583
Other payments $141,493,000
Total $4,095,719,583