Mercy General Hospital today announced it has been named in the top five percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
Mercy General Hospital has received Healthgrades' prestigious Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for achieving this high level of performance.
There are 262 hospitals that have received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence this year by providing overall clinical excellence across a broad range of clinical procedures and conditions measured by Healthgrades for both risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates during and after a hospital stay. Nationally, if all hospitals performed at this level from 2009 through 2011, a total of 164,414 deaths could have potentially been prevented.
Saturday, January 05, 2013
Yessenia Anderson, Manager of External Communications