When selecting a hospital, it’s important that you consider whether the provider offers care that delivers positive results.
Where do you have a better chance of walking out the hospital doors alive and well and avoid having to return with further complications? Reviewing a hospital’s readmission rates and death rates is a good indicator of quality. View PDF Version
Patient Outcome Measures
30-Day Readmission and Mortality Rates (Lower Percentages Are Better).
Lowest Readmission Rate
Composite average of the 30-Day readmission rates for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia patients.
Lowest Death Rate
Composite average of the 30-Day mortality rates for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia patients.