Aurora at a Glance

Below is a brief 2012 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 2012, Aurora's efforts documented the following impact:
Lives benefited 1,149,829
Deaths prevented 1,794
Medical expense savings for patients, employers and other payers
Influenza vaccination for high-risk patients $18.6 Million
Cholesterol management for coronary artery disease patients $7.0 Million
Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia patients $7.7 Million
Other $526,000
Total medical expense savingsfor the communities $33.8 Million
Our Caregivers
Total caregivers 29,693
Registered nurses 6,149
Employed physicians 1,496
Residents and fellows 147
Services at a Glance
Inpatient discharges - Adult 99,730
Inpatient days - Adult 421,866
Length of stay (days) 4.23
Ambulatory visits 4,098,340
Emergency care visits 266,386
Hospital outpatient visits 1,623,198
Home care visits 249,471
Family service visits 54,383
Total outpatient visits 6,291,778
Births/deliveries 12,912
Surgeries 103,832
Hospice benefit days 63,020
Retail prescriptions(scripts filled) 2,780,144
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. In 2012, Aurora's costs for providing this care totaled $45,547,000, an increase of 18.4% over 2011.
Charity care charges $140,557,000
Charity care costs $45,547,000
Other Unreimbursed Care
Bad debt costs $78,590,000
Bad debt charges $238,106,000
Community Benefits Programs
Every year, Aurora provides – without charge – a variety of services in communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.
Community health education and outreach $2,437,814
Transportation for indigent patients $417,140
In-kind services and sponsorships $11,337,161
Counseling $2,680,166
Free clinics $8,281,831
Health screenings $1,566,122
Support groups and self help $322,264
Health professional education $11,194,737
Total community benefits programs $38,237,235
Sources of Funds
Aurora's total net patient service revenue grew from $3.7 billion in 2011 to $3.8 billion in 2012. Net revenue increased 1.7% from 2011 to 2012.
Inpatient services $1,165,476,904
Outpatient and ambulatory services $2,602,043,396
Other services $357,682,064
Total revenue $4,125,202,364
Other sources $399,853,000
Total $4,525,055,364
Use of Funds
Salaries, fees and fringe benefits $2,379,317,017
Supplies $745,416,217
Net building, equipment and working capital $144,685,000
Maintenance, rental, insurance, utilities and other business expenses $751,405,111
Other payments $504,232,019
Total $4,525,055,364