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


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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.

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Saturday, January 05, 2013

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