Quality Care Report Card

Quality Care Report Card

We are proud to receive top grades and national recognition for the quality of care we provide at Mary Greeley Medical Center. You make it happen with your gift to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation. For that we are extremely grateful.

Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey
Mary Greeley had to reach the 95th percentile of performance in clinical quality to earn the Guardian of Excellence Award. Press Ganey used clinical quality performance data from 2012 to determine the hospital’s overall performance. Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. Learn more.

Patient Safety Excellence Awards from HealthGrades
Mary Greeley Medical Center received a 2012 Patient Safety Excellence Award from HealthGrades, a leading independent provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Mary Greeley Medical Center is one of only 11 hospitals to receive this distinction in the state of Iowa, and is among the nation’s top five percent for overall patient safety outcomes. Mary Greeley Medical Center also received “best in the state” 5-star ratings in general surgery and gastrointestinal (GI) care from HealthGrades. Learn more.

"A" for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group
Mary Greeley Medical Center has received an “A” grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization that focuses on improvements in the safety, quality and affordability of health care. Leapfrog has issued its Hospital Safety Score report twice a year since 2012. Mary Greeley Medical Center has received ‘A’ grades in all five reports, and is one of only 251 hospitals in the country to achieve this consistency. Learn more.

Top Performer for Key Quality Measures from The Joint Commission
Mary Greeley Medical Center has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Mary Greeley was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve patient care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Learn more.

Top 100 Iowa Workplace from The Des Moines Register
Mary Greeley Medical Center recently received a significant recognition when we were named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Iowa by The Des Moines Register. We were also ranked among the top five in the large-size business category. More than 1,000 organizations across the state were invited to participate in the program either by special invitation or after being nominated by members of their organizations. Learn more.

Blue Distinction Center from Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Research by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association confirms that the newly designated Blue Distinction Centers and Blue Distinction Centers Plus demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients, with lower rates of complications and readmissions than their peers. Blue Distinction Centers Plus are also more than 20 percent more cost-efficient. The program is intended to provide consumers with tools to help them make better informed healthcare decisions, and enable employers, working with
their local Blue Plan, to tailor benefits to meet their individual quality objectives. Learn more.

Quality Measures Data

We believe well-informed patients take a more active role in improving their health. That's why we also publish our Quality Measures, so you can easily see how Mary Greeley Medical Center compares to other Iowa hospitals and medical centers across the country.

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