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St. Louise Regional Hospital

 

 St. Louise Regional Hospital

About Us

St. Louise Regional Hospital is a 93-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of services to residents in both Santa Clara and San Benito counties.

Whether for the birth of a baby or a life-saving emergency service, our reputation for medical excellence and quality care is renown. Located in Gilroy, CA, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community.

As a part of Verity Health System our values guide everything we do at St. Louise. From low-cost prenatal classes to outreach programs, we are dedicated to providing solutions to the needs of local residents while also being an active part of the business community. Learn more about our history and our future with Verity Health System.

  • The Joint Commission Public Notice Regarding Safety & Quality of Care

    The Joint Commission periodically conducts an accreditation survey of Saint Louise Regional Hospital. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate the organization’s compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards. The survey results are used to determine whether — and the conditions under which — accreditation should be awarded to Saint Louise Regional Hospital.

    The Joint Commission’s standards deal with organization and safety quality-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided.

    As a patient, family member, community representative or associate of Saint Louise Regional Hospital, you have the right to notify The Joint Commission regarding any concern about the quality of care provided, safety of care provided, or safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters should notify The Joint Commission.

    Division of Accreditation Operations

    Office of Quality Monitoring
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    One Renaissance Boulevard
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    1 (800) 994-6610
    1 (630) 792-5636
    complaint@jointcommission.org

    This notice is posted in accordance with the Joint Commission’s requirements and may not be removed.

  • Legal Disclaimer on Online Medical Advice

    This site is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual.

    Through this site and linkages to other sites, Saint Louise provides general information for educational purposes only. The information provided in this site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. Saint Louise is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this site.

    IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN. If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare provider. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this site or a linked website. Never rely on information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting any information in this Site or in the linked websites, or in applying the information to your individual case.

    Medical information changes constantly. Therefore the information on this Site or on the linked websites should not be considered current, complete or exhaustive, nor should you rely on such information to recommend a course of treatment for you or any other individual. Reliance on any information provided on this Site or any linked websites is solely at your own risk.

    Saint Louise does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be provided on the linked websites. The linked websites may contain text, graphics, images or information that you find offensive (e.g., sexually explicit). Saint Louise, its licensors and its suppliers have no control over and accept no responsibility for such materials.

  • Our Community

    South Santa Clara County

    The South Santa Clara County area is the fastest growing region near Silicon Valley. It is close to San Jose, about an hour from the Monterey Peninsula and within two hours of San Francisco.

    While the communities are growing, they still retain the small-town ambiance that is evident as you sit and enjoy a Friday night concert in Morgan Hill or go to one of the many community functions, such as the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival.

    Parks in Gilroy

    As a “Tree City U.S.A.,” Gilroy is home to more than 400 acres of parkland, and Gilroy has won more park design awards from the California Park and Recreation Society than any other city in California. In addition to Gilroy’s extensive park system, state parks such as Mt. Madonna Park, Henry Coe Park and Adams-Chitactac Park are all nearby.

    Outdoor Activities

    The climate is perfect for a lifestyle of healthy outdoor activities. Golf courses and outdoor theme parks are both options on nice days. Lake Tahoe and some of the best skiing in the United States is a four-hour drive away. You can take a walk along the beach in the morning, basking in the warm sun, and later that afternoon be skiing on the slopes enjoying the views from the ski lifts.

    For more information on our community, visit the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce and the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce.

The word “verity” refers to the state of being true. For all of us associated with Verity Health System, that means we will be authentic in our interactions with our patients, their family members and with each other. We choose to align ourselves with the following values, aspiring to live into these values each day so that they may guide our actions.

Respect

We demonstrate that we value others and ourselves through our words and actions.

Josepha Sulubika
Where there is respect, there is peace I was taught to respect everyone, no matter who they are or what they look like. When I enter a patient's room, I use their name and ask them if I can turn on the light - I don't assume. It's simple: treat those as you would want to be treated.
Josepha Sulubika, Laboratory Services

Caring

We provide our patients and their families with compassionate, quality care, treating them and each other with kindness.

Josepha Sulubika
Whether it is a patient, a co-worker, or one of my three children, caring is an important part of my life. Kindness to co-workers can be shown in little ways, such as making coffee or bringing in small gifts. I am fortunate to be in a job that takes care of people because I genuinely enjoy helping others.
Stephanie Chole, RN, Maternal Child Health Services

Integrity

We act with honesty and transparency and do the right thing.

Josepha Sulubika
To me, integrity means being sincere with yourself and others. Knowing that your actions match your words shows integrity. When I get home each night, I know that I have done my best for my department and my hospital.
Frank Vieira, Environmental Services

Passion

We are dedicated to making a difference in the health of our communities and in the lives of those we serve.

Josepha Sulubika
Whether training a new nurse, or showing a patient how to care for themselves, I am passionate about teaching. Through teaching, I am able to pass on my healthcare knowledge to hopefully benefit the community.
Ian Hopkins, RN, Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics

Stewardship

We are committed to being wise stewards of our resources, creative in our approach to challenges and opportunities, and accountable for the results we want to achieve as a charitable organization.

Josepha Sulubika
Stewardship means being aware. Trimming overhead a little on a daily basis ultimately gets us better equipment and more resources to serve our patients. We proudly serve as stewards to the health of our community.
Mary Drottz, RN, Quality & Regulatory Affairs

Saint Louise Regional Hospital opened in 1989 as Saint Louise Hospital in Morgan Hill when the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul extended their healing mission from O’Connor Hospital into the South Bay.

The hospital relocated to Gilroy in December 1999 as Saint Louise Regional Hospital to serve the fast-growing communities of southern Santa Clara County. It is now a 93-bed community hospital that has grown, and continues to grow, with the community. We offer many services and 24-hour emergency medicine with CALSTAR emergency helicopter transport on the premises.

Sponsored by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, which began serving in the Santa Clara Valley in 1889, Saint Louise Regional Hospital extended its healing mission to Morgan Hill, San Martin and Gilroy, as well as northern San Benito County.

We are now part of Verity Health System, following core values consistent with our history and meeting the needs of our fast-growing community.

Learn more about Verity Health System

Saint Louise Regional Hospital is dedicated to nurturing healthy children and families, fostering self-sufficiency, and enhancing individual and community well being. Through value-based collaboration, our goal is to improve the health of our community.

Effective January 1, 2019, in an effort to “improve the transparency of hospital charges”, the Center for Medicare Services (CMS) has mandated that all facilities participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs “make public a list of their standard charges” via the internet [CMS-1694-F].

Verity Health Systems gladly support this effort and is therefore providing this information to our patients by posting our price files for our facility charges on this site. Please note that the prices in the file reflect the hospital’s full charges, which do not take into account:

  • Medicare, Medi-Cal and other government health care program reimbursement rates;
  • Contract rates with health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and health insurers;
  • Other privately negotiated discounts; and
  • Hospital community benefit and charity care programs that provide care free of charge.

The charge description master (CDM) price file contains the hospital’s full charges for each item and service that the hospital provides. However, third party payers (for example, Medicare and Medi-Cal) do not necessarily pay the hospital on the basis of the CDM. Instead, they pay based on procedure or illness on the basis of a diagnosis-related group (DRG). These DRGs generally include multiple items and services listed on the CDM. A list of DRGs and an explanation of the items and services included in each DRG is included in the DRG file/available at www.cms.gov/ICD10Manual/version34-fullcode-cms/fullcode_cms/P0001.html.

The CDM file consists of charges related to all services including supplies, devices, vaccines, radiopharmaceuticals, room accommodation charge codes and pharmaceuticals of patients in the Verity Health Care Systems network.

The Price File contains the following elements:

  • Procedure Charge Number – A unique identifier within the system for each chargeable item.
  • Procedure Description Name – a brief description of the service being provided
  • CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology) or HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) code – this is a nationally recognized alphanumeric code utilized by the insurance industry and government payors to identify a particular service or item.
  • Unit Price – The gross dollar amount charged for each item to the account

Variable prices may be present for services such as Reference Lab testing, implanted devices and items/services governed by other contracted rates. These prices may not be available for listing in the CDM since billed charges are based upon the charges invoiced by the contractor to Verity Health Systems at the time the service is provided.

Pharmaceutical prices listed are acquisition cost based. These costs may vary depending upon many factors such as date purchased and supplier. The patient may, therefore, see multiple prices for what appears to be the same medication. In practice, depending upon the dosage ordered by the provider, a patient may see multiple units of a single medication listed on a claim. The total of these units represents the total dosage provided to the patient. CHARGE GENERATION

Individual departments within Verity Health Systems may generate charges through an electronic charge or order communication system. Most charging information for a patient admission or encounter

originates from the CDM. The charges, charge descriptions, and all codes attached to a line item in the CDM, flow through electronic systems to Patient Financial Services (PFS), where corresponding claims are generated. The claims may be edited before submission to the appropriate payors based upon contractual terms.

The total charges listed for a particular encounter or admission may not necessarily represent the total payment expected by Verity Health Systems. The expected payment amount will vary based upon contractual arrangements between Verity Health Systems and the various payors, the insurance plan in which the patient is enrolled and other special programs for which the patient may apply and be found eligible for. We encourage you to contact our Patient Financial Services Department to assist you in estimating what your out-of-pocket expenses will be for a particular procedure.

View the Price File.

CPT® is copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. The CPT® data provided in this list is only approved & licensed for use for the approved KnowledgeSource user only. Any other use of this output or use of CPT® in any other product requires a separate license. Use of this product should not be accepted as proof of license for CPT® Editorial content by any other vendor for any other product. Please contact us for purchase of full CPT® Data files and licenses used in separate PAS or products

 

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Deficit Reduction Act Policies

Below are two policies that reflect St. Louise Regional Hospital’s compliance with the Deficit Reduction Act. All St. Louise Regional Hospital agents and contractors, in particular, should review these policies carefully.

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