Willis-Knighton Medical Center

Organization Overview

Willis-Knighton Medical Center is located in Shreveport, LA. The organization was established in 1952. According to its NTEE Classification (E22) the organization is classified as: General Hospitals, under the broad grouping of Health Care and related organizations. As of 09/2019, Willis-Knighton Medical Center employed 7,868 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 09/2019, Willis-Knighton Medical Center generated $1.2b in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 1.0% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $1.1b during the year ending 09/2019. While expenses have increased by 2.2% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Willis-Knighton Medical Center has awarded 189 individual grants totaling $8,536,564. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

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THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES A FULL-RANGE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

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WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER STRIVES TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY, COST-EFFECTIVE MEDICAL CARE TO THE COMMUNITIES OF NORTHWEST LOUISIANA, NORTHEAST TEXAS, AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS SOPHISTICATED TECHNOLOGY AND PROCEDURES THAT MAKE IT A TERTIARY CARE REFERRAL CENTER. GENERAL THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES 24-HOUR EMERGENCY CARE, REGARDLESS OF THE PATIENT'S ABILITY TO PAY, AT ITS FOUR HOSPITALS. THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES AN ORGAN TRANSPLANT PROGRAM, OBSTETRICS, COMPREHENSIVE HEART AND CANCER PROGRAMS, EXTENSIVE SURGICAL OPTIONS, LEADING-EDGE DIAGNOSTICS AS WELL AS A BROAD NETWORK OF PHYSICIANS ENCOMPASSING MOST SPECIALTIES AND SUBSPECIALTIES. THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES THESE SERVICES REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, ETHNIC ORIGIN, VETERAN STATUS, DISABILITY OR AGE. THE MEDICAL CENTER HAD 54,520 ADMITTANCES DURING THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 WITH A TOTAL OF 216,901 PATIENT DAYS AND 2,862 BIRTHS. THE MEDICAL CENTER PARTICIPATES IN THE MEDICAID PROGRAM AND ADMINISTERS A CHARITY CARE POLICY WHEREBY FREE OR DISCOUNTED SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH LIMITED FINANCIAL MEANS. DURING THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDED AN ESTIMATED $25,700,000 IN UNREIMBURSED COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO CHARITY CARE (EXCLUDING PROJECT NEIGHBORHEALTH) AND AN ESTIMATED $74,800,000 IN UNREIMBURSED COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO MEDICAID PATIENTS. THESE ESTIMATES ARE BASED ON THE MEDICAL CENTER'S OVERALL COST-TO-CHARGE RATIO. IN ADDITION TO THESE SERVICES, WILLIS-KNIGHTON PROJECT NEIGHBORHEALTH OPERATES TWO CLINICS IN COMMUNITIES THAT ARE ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AND/OR DESIGNATED AS MEDICALLY UNDER-SERVED AREAS WITH HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGES. SEE SCHEDULE H FOR DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING PROJECT NEIGHBORHEALTH. REGIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER THE MEDICAL CENTER OPERATES THE JOHN C. MCDONALD REGIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER AT WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER. ALL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS RECEIVE TRANSPLANTS WITHOUT REGARD TO THEIR ECONOMIC STATUS. THE REGIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER PROVIDES KIDNEY, PANCREAS, AND LIVER TRANSPLANTS. SUBSTANTIALLY ALL THE COSTS OF OPERATING THE REGIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER ARE BORNE BY WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER. DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, 76 PATIENTS RECEIVED ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, CONSISTING OF 53 KIDNEYS (12 OF THOSE PATIENTS ALSO HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT, AND 4 OF THOSE PATIENTS ALSO HAD A LIVER TRANSPLANT), 3 PANCREASES AND 20 LIVERS. OF THE 76 TRANSPLANT SURGERIES PERFORMED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER DURING THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, 46 PATIENTS WERE BENEFICIARIES OF THE MEDICARE PROGRAM. AS SUCH, THESE TRANSPLANTS WERE PERFORMED AT VERY LITTLE, IF ANY, COST TO THE PATIENTS.EMERGENCY CARE THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES EMERGENCY SERVICES AT FOUR LOCATIONS ON A 24-HOUR BASIS STAFFED BY FULL-TIME EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIANS. EMERGENCY PATIENTS ARE TREATED REGARDLESS OF THEIR ABILITY TO PAY. DURING THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, THE MEDICAL CENTER'S EMERGENCY ROOMS WERE VISITED BY 177,965 PATIENTS, OF WHOM 21,585 WERE ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR FURTHER TREATMENT.WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES A VARIETY OF MEDICAL SERVICES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN, INCLUDING OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY, NEONATOLOGY, MATERNAL/FETAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY, PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE AND PEDIATRIC SUPPORT SERVICES SUCH AS PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY, SURGERY, AND PULMONOLOGY. THESE SERVICES INCLUDE BOTH HIGH-RISK AND LOW-RISK OBSTETRICS. MATERNAL TRANSPORTS ARE ACCEPTED. THE LABOR AND DELIVERY (L&D) UNITS ARE DIRECTED BY BOARD CERTIFIED OB-GYN PHYSICIANS AND MANY OF THE NURSES ARE CERTIFIED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN'S HEALTH, OBSTETRIC & NEONATAL NURSES (AWHON). THERE WERE 2,862 BIRTHS; 6,496 OBSTETRICAL VISITS TO THE L&D UNITS; AND 3,156 OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL INPATIENTS DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTERS THE MEDICAL CENTER HAS FIVE MEDICALLY-SUPERVISED HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTERS DEDICATED TO THE PREVENTION OF HEALTH PROBLEMS, FOUR IN SHREVEPORT AND ONE IN BOSSIER CITY WITH A TOTAL MEMBER ENROLLMENT AT SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 OF 4,651. THE CENTERS ARE LOCATED ON EACH OF THE FOUR HOSPITAL CAMPUSES AND IN THE WK COMMUNITY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER - ALLENDALE. A MEDICAL EVALUATION, INCLUDING A BLOOD CHEMISTRY WORK-UP, IS REQUIRED FOR MEMBERSHIP. THE CENTERS SERVE PULMONARY AND CARDIAC REHABILITATION PATIENTS AND PROVIDE HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH THEY ARE LOCATED. NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT WILLIS-KNIGHTON'S CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH HOUSES A 42-BED LEVEL III REGIONAL OBSTETRICAL AND NEONATAL UNIT. THIS UNIT ACCEPTS REFERRALS FROM THE ARK-LA-TEX AREA AND IS SERVICED BY BOTH AIR AND GROUND EMERGENCY TRANSPORT ON A 24-HOUR BASIS. THIS UNIT IS DIRECTED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED NEONATOLOGIST. THE MAJORITY OF THE NURSING STAFF IS CERTIFIED BY AWHON. THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY PER ADMIT IS 29.06 DAYS.HOSPICE HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA IS A DEPARTMENT OF WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER THAT PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE END-OF-LIFE CARE INCLUDING SKILLED AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE HOSPICE TEAM, UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, FOCUSES ON THE ALLEVIATION OF THE PAIN AND DISCOMFORT CONNECTED WITH LIFE-ENDING ILLNESS. QUALITY OF LIFE, EMOTIONAL AND SPIRITUAL BALANCE, SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT, AND PAIN CONTROL ARE THE GOALS THAT TEAM MEMBERS STRIVE FOR AS THEY ASSIST DYING PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT FOR THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND COMPANIONS IS PROVIDED FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR FOLLOWING THE PATIENT'S DEATH. FOR THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA SERVED 151 PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES AS DIRECT ADMITS, NOT INCLUDING VISITATION AND COUNSELING PROVIDED THROUGH PRE-ADMIT AND/OR BEREAVEMENT SERVICES. THE TEAM INCLUDES: REGISTERED NURSES, CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS, SOCIAL WORKERS, CHAPLAINS, VOLUNTEERS, ATTENDING PHYSICIANS, AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR.BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER THE BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER AT WILLIS-KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE. DURING THE YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, THE BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER SPONSORED NUMEROUS INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR VARIOUS GROUPS IN THE SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER AND NORTHWEST LOUISIANA AREAS. SUCH SESSIONS AMOUNTED TO APPROXIMATELY 36 HOURS AND WERE ATTENDED BY APPROXIMATELY 360 PEOPLE. TOPICS INCLUDED:MARRIAGE/FAMILY - DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS TO ENRICH MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE.SELF-ESTEEM - CONCENTRATES ON HOW GOOD SELF-ESTEEM CAN ENHANCE AN INDIVIDUAL'S QUALITY OF LIFE. PARENTING - FOCUSES ON APPROPRIATE PARENTING SKILLS AT VARIOUS DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES. STRESS MANAGEMENT - DEVELOPING SKILLS TO COPE WITH EVERYDAY STRESSES IN LIFE.PERSONAL ENRICHMENT - EMPOWERING OURSELVES TO REACH MAXIMUM POTENTIAL.MOTIVATION/ATTITUDE - HOW ATTITUDE AFFECTS OUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH.COUNSELING ISSUES/TECHNIQUES - ISSUES CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR COUNSELORS/THERAPISTS.AGING - DEVELOPMENT OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE TO DEAL WITH ISSUES OF AGING.DEPRESSION/SUICIDE - ASSESSMENT OF DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE, AND LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES SURROUNDING SUICIDE.


THE MEDICAL CENTER PROVIDES HOUSING, HEALTHCARE, AND RELATED SERVICES TO THE ELDERLY THROUGH THE OAKS OF LOUISIANA. THE OAKS OF LOUISIANA IS A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR ADULTS AGED 55 AND OVER. THIS RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY PROVIDES SECURE, MAINTENANCE-FREE LIVING AND PROMOTES AN ACTIVE, HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. THE CAMPUS OF THE OAKS OF LOUISIANA INCLUDES THE TOWER AT THE OAKS, A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY, AND SAVANNAH AT THE OAKS, AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY.


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Lsu Health Sciences Center
Medical Staffing
$7,577,514
Iba Proton Therapy Inc
Proton Therapy Services
$5,253,253
Red River Cardiovascular
Physician Services
$6,188,712
Pathology Resource Network Llc
Contractual Services
$3,805,412
Radiation Oncology Services Apmc
Medical Staffing
$4,362,115
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$4,580
Investment income $14,520,072
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $396,729
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales -$243,275
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $1,168,678,084

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Willis-Knighton Medical Center has awarded $1,707,608 in support to 32 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

DESOTO REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM

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Mansfield, LA

PURPOSE: DONATION FOR OPERATIONS

$310,000

VOLUNTEERS FOR YOUTH JUSTICE

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Shreveport, LA

PURPOSE: DONATION FOR OPERATIONS

$220,000

NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

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Natchitoches, LA

PURPOSE: DONATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE NURSING PROGRAM AND SCHOLARSHIPS

$210,000

Shreveport, LA

PURPOSE: DONATION FOR OPERATIONS AND SPONSORSHIP

$155,000

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

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Ruston, LA

PURPOSE: DONATION TO DISASTER RELIEF FUND AND DONATION FOR OPERATIONS

$89,750

SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY

PURPOSE: DONATION FOR OPERATIONS AND SPONSORSHIP

$76,383
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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 1 grants that Willis-Knighton Medical Center has recieved totaling $5,000.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Cancer Society Inc

Atlanta, GA

PURPOSE: TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE

$5,000
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