Many healthcare organizations talk about how safe or advanced they are, but proof is in the recognition.
- Top Hospital Safety Score grade of “A”: Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries, and infections, compiled nationally by the nation’s leading experts on patient safety honored Signature Healthcare with an “A” — its top grade in patient safety for two years in a row. Only 38 percent of hospitals in the country received an “A” score.
- Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America: In 2013, of only 8 hospitals in Massachusetts—and the only hospital in Southeastern MA—to be recognized for exemplary performance using evidence based clinical processes shown to improve care in all four of the following: heart attack, heart failure, surgery, and pneumonia. Recognized again in 2014 for all four measures.
- Hospital score of 1 from Medicare’s “Hospital Acquired Conditions List”: This public data provides a combined score from 1 (best) to 10 (worst) for rates of patient infection and injury in nine categories, including catheters, blood clots, bed sores, and accidental falls. Only two hospitals in Massachusetts received this score, and less than 100 hospitals in the US out of 3,300+.
- Of the 4,806 hospitals evaluated for U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2014-15 rankings, only 752 achieved a national ranking or “High Performing” rating in at least one of the 16 medical specialties evaluated. Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital was listed as “high performing” in both Pulmonology and Diabetes & Endocrinology. Learn more at health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.