Healthgrades Hospital Quality Report Finds Mercy General Hospital In The Top Five Percent Of Hospitals In The Nation For 2013
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.