Quality: Why it Matters to You
The right care, for the right patient, at the right time.
At Saint Mary's, our number-one priority is you. That's why we strive to provide safe, quality-based healthcare that reinvigorates and restores. Whether you are with us for a minor procedure or are scheduled to undergo major surgery, the high quality of care we provide reflects our promise to push the envelope, ensuring your treatment and outcome at Saint Mary's is unmatched by other local hospital providers.
How Saint Mary's Measures Quality
Saint Mary's partners with a variety of public and private organizations focused on quality improvement. By tracking and reporting on various measures related to the delivery of care, we are able to demonstrate how our efforts rank against our peers, both on a statewide level and nationally.
Other Resources to Explore
The Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO)
Since 1951 The Joint Commission has been the gold standard in hospital accreditation, and Saint Mary's is a Joint-Commission-accredited healthcare facility.
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers (HCAHPS)
The HCAHPS is a standardized, government-sponsored survey that measures consumer perceptions about the quality of care they receive at a healthcare facility. Saint Mary's proudly participates in the HCAHPS survey.
Hospital Compare is a publicly available quality comparison tool that is managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicare and Medicaid Services and is supported by the Hospital Quality Alliance: a consortium of widely recognized healthcare organizations that collaborate to improve the quality of healthcare in the United States.