Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital
Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital serves as a regional referral center for a wide geographic region, including more than a dozen counties in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and northwest Tennessee. Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital offers an extensive array of medical specialties and technologies typically found in much larger urban settings.
Awards and Accreditations
|Wound Care Center of Distinction
Lourdes Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Medicine has been named a 2017 Center of Distinction by Healogics, Inc. the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, for achieving outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal.
|Rehab CARF Accreditation
The Lourdes Otto J. Diller Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Unit has received a three-year reaccreditation (2018 - 2021) from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the areas of Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital (Adults) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital and Stroke Specialty (Adults).
|Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky announced that Lourdes has been designated as one of the first hospitals in the region to receive the Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
|Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
The Lourdes Women’s Imaging Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR) by earning accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy), and MRI breast.
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Five Star Agency
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has named Lourdes HomeCare a five star agency in patient experience of care. Five stars is the highest rating and reflects the best patient experience.
Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status
Mercy Medical Associates at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital first in region to achieve Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
Mercy Health — Midtown Sleep Center, formerly Lourdes Center for Sleep Disorders, has received a five-year reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, (AASM). AASM accreditation reflects a commitment to ensure that sleep disorders patients receive the highest quality of care.
News from Lourdes Hospital
The oncology program at Mercy Health—Lourdes Hospital has partnered with Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana (GCK), a non-profit social and emotional support community for men, women, teens, and children living with cancer.
University of Kentucky HealthCare (UKHC) and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital have announced a new collaboration to expand cardiovascular services in the Paducah area.
Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital becomes the first and only facility in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois offering both less-invasive treatments for those not suited for open-heart surgery.
The sound masking system for Lourdes’ emergency department will enhance patient privacy.