At Winona Health, ensuring the safest possible patient care is our most important goal. That’s why Winona Health is consistently looking at ways to improve health care quality and provide an excellent patient experience. Working with the Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI), Minnesota Healthcare Association (MHA) and various regulatory agencies, Winona Health is working to improve quality of care and provide patients with the information they need to make health care decisions.
Independent Quality Reports
There are several, reputable agencies that provide patients with independent evaluations of Winona Health as compared to other hospitals in the region or nationwide. Winona Health voluntarily submits data to a variety of state and national organizations that benchmark Winona Health’s outcome measures against other health care providers.
Publicly reported hospital charge, quality and safety data gives consumers a foundation for more informed decision-making while also serving as a platform for hospitals and their physicians to improve quality by comparing their results with peers. Check out the following for current data and information:
- Hospital Compare/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Nursing Home Compare/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Minnesota Community Measurement
- The LeapFrog Group