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Top hospitals in Wisconsin by net patient revenue

Net patient revenue (NPR) is a financial metric indicating a healthcare organization’s financial strength. It is the money generated from patient services collected from payors and is calculated by subtracting patient discounts from total patient revenue.

Using our HospitalView product, we have listed the top 25 hospitals in Wisconsin by net patient revenue.

Top 25 Wisconsin hospitals by net patient revenue

RankHospital nameCityDefinitive IDNet patient revenueExplore dataset
1University HospitalMadison4493$2,391,577,364.00 Explore
2Froedtert HospitalMilwaukee4529$2,226,560,314.00 Explore
3Aurora St Luke's Medical Center of Aurora Health Care MetroMilwaukee4534$1,694,640,505.00 Explore
4Marshfield Medical Center - Marshfield (FKA Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital)Marshfield4596$779,335,993.00 Explore
5Gundersen Lutheran Medical CenterLa Crosse4519$760,989,469.00 Explore
6Children's Wisconsin (FKA Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Campus)Milwaukee5199$733,144,843.00 Explore
7Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau ClaireEau Claire4503$671,327,286.00 Explore
8Bellin Hospital Green Bay (AKA Bellin Memorial Hospital)Green Bay4478$652,348,727.00 Explore
9Aspirus Wausau HospitalWausau4526$645,461,373.00 Explore
10HSHS St. Vincent HospitalGreen Bay4479$611,647,691.00 Explore
11Aurora BayCare Medical CenterGreen Bay4481$546,213,270.00 Explore
12ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital (FKA Waukesha Memorial Hospital)Waukesha4587$545,590,452.00 Explore
13Froedtert Community Hospital - New Berlin (AKA Moorland Reserve Health Center)New Berlin1009959$538,127,079.00 Explore
14Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital MilwaukeeMilwaukee4538$520,244,299.00 Explore
15SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - MadisonMadison4494$473,615,722.00 Explore
16UnityPoint Health - Meriter (FKA Meriter Hospital)Madison4495$464,639,986.00 Explore
17Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare La CrosseLa Crosse4518$405,443,573.00 Explore
18Froedtert West Bend Hospital (FKA St. Joseph's Hospital)West Bend4585$402,555,438.00 Explore
19Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus (FKA Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph)Milwaukee4533$398,519,305.00 Explore
20Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth CampusAppleton4547$377,024,137.00 Explore
21ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton (FKA Appleton Medical Center)Appleton4546$348,008,687.00 Explore
22SSM Health St. Agnes Hospital - Fond du Lac (FKA St. Agnes Hospital)Fond Du Lac4505$344,496,862.00 Explore
23Aurora West Allis Medical CenterWest Allis4535$299,356,124.00 Explore
24Aurora Medical Center - GraftonGrafton274214$293,459,635.00 Explore
25Ascension All Saints Hospital - Spring Street Campus (FKA Ascension Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - All Saints)Mount Pleasant4557$288,244,551.00 Explore

Fig. 1. Data is from Definitive Healthcare’s HospitalView product. Data is from the Medicare Cost report and displayed according to the most recent 12-month interval tracked in our database. Accessed May 2023.

Which hospitals in Wisconsin have the highest net patient revenue?

Topping the list of Wisconsin hospitals with the highest net patient revenues is University Hospital, with an NPR of $2.4 billion. Froedtert Hospital comes in second, with a net patient revenue of $2.2 billion. In third is Aurora St Luke’s Medical Center of Aurora Health Care Metro, with a net patient revenue of $1.7 billion.

These top three hospitals are in either Milwaukee or Madison, which are the two most populated cities in Wisconsin.

The combined NPR of the top 25 hospitals account for 64% of the total hospital net patient revenue in Wisconsin.

How many hospitals are in Wisconsin?

There are 196 hospitals in Wisconsin. The most common type of hospital in the state is short-term acute care hospitals, which contribute $22.6 billion to the state-wide NPR of $27.1 billion.

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