Seven Steward Hospitals Achieve Perfect Score

Friday, December 07, 2012

 

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In a recent nationwide rating, the results are in and the experts agree, Steward's nurses provide some of the best care in the country. 

In the survey conducted by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized hospital rating organization, seven Steward hospitals achieved a perfect 100 score.

This score represents the high standard of care our nurses provide as well as their outstanding level of staffing, leadership, governance and patient safety.

Steward is very proud of the hard work of all our nurses and in particular those at Carney, Norwood and Saint Anne's Hospitals and at Good Samaritan, Nashoba Valley, Quincy and St. Elizabeth's where the perfect scores were earned. We are even prouder of the amazing care every one of our nurses provides to the patients and the communities they serve.

Their efforts show why our nurses are truly Stewards of The New Health Care.

About The Leapfrog Group

The Leapfrog Group (www.leapfroggroup.org) is a national nonprofit organization using the collective leverage of large purchasers of health care to initiate breakthrough improvements in the safety, quality, and affordability of health care for Americans. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey allows purchasers to structure their contracts and purchasing to reward the highest performing hospitals. The Leapfrog Group was founded in November 2000 with support from the Business Roundtable and national funders, and is now independently operated with support from its purchaser and other members.

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest fully integrated community care organization and community hospital network in New England. Headquartered in Boston, Steward is the third largest employer in MA with more than 17,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in more than 150 communities. Hospitals in the system include Saint Anne’s in Fall River, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton, Quincy Medical Center and New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton. Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Medical Group, Steward Home Care, Laboure College, and Por Cristo. Further information is available at www.steward.org.


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